Accelerated route to become CIPFA qualified

The accelerated route is exclusively designed for finance directors or equivalent with significant strategic and financial management responsibilities, who don’t yet hold a professional accountancy qualification.

This intensive and highly rewarding route enables you to study our renowned Professional Accountancy Qualification (CIPFA-PQ) in just two years and gain Chartered Public Finance Accountant status.

The programme consists of six core modules:

  • Management Accounting and Audit and Assurance
  • Company Financial Reporting
  • Public Service Financial Reporting
  • Taxation and Corporate Governance and Law
  • Financial Management and Business Change Management
  • Strategic Public Finance and Strategic Case Study.

The course costs £8,999 plus VAT (payable in full prior to course commencement) which is inclusive of all exam fees (first attempt only), tuition and study materials.

Case studies

Phil Sharman

Phil Sharman
Auditor General
St Helena Audit Service

‘The CIPFA qualification has enabled me to step-up when new opportunities presented with professional confidence and expertise.`

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Nigel Hiller

Nigel Hiller
Director of Finance
Humberside and South Yorkshire Police

CIPFA is a family organisation where members you have only just met will help you.”

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