Pass rates

The pass rates for the Professional Qualification and the International Public Financial Management qualification are provided across the previous three years.

Pass rates have been expressed as percentages.


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PQ and IPFM

 

Pass rates

Module

September
2020

December
2020

 March  
2021

June
2021 

September
2021 

December
2021

March
2022 

June
2022

September
2022 

Financial Accounting

34.4

45.2

 43.16 

47.1 

35.7 

72.95 

84.15 

83.78

66.67

Management Accounting

54.5

80

59.3 

76.63 

64.06 

 89.93 

75

PQ Audit and Assurance

52.8

63.6

   74    

86.2

58.33 

70.83 

51.02 

77.97

40.74

IPFM Audit and Assurance

33.8

61.1

20.83 

42.5 

55.55 

31.42 

74.07 

22.22

PQ Public Sector Financial Reporting

55

65.6

47.14 

61.1 

45.83 

47.59 

52.50 

65 

56.25

IPFM Public Sector Financial Reporting

17.4

18.8

37.84 

39.3 

4.55 

23.68 

23.53 

36.67 

21.05

Business and Change Management

73.3

86.7

83.58 

86.7 

85.29 

75.22 

61.11 

77.32 

77.27

Financial Management

29.1

49

54.55 

60.3 

42.55 

52.89 

17.39 

51.61 

23.33

Corporate Governance and Law

86

75.4

90 

86.7

88 

93.22 

82.5 

90.70 

91.30

IPFM Governance, Public Policy and Ethics

85.7

91.7

100 

87.5

100 

 60

50 

80 

0

IPFM Public Finance

33.3

62.5

50

62.7

57.14 

100 

50 

40

Taxation

72.4

77.4

65.85 

72.9 

56.25 

82.69 

57.14 

67.16

37.50

Company Financial Reporting

54.5

52.1

69.39 

70.6 

60.71

55.36 

56.76 

53.40

34.04

Strategy and Policy Development

84.7

72.8

58.33 

76.9 

58.62 

75.16 

50.82 

77.78 

53.85

Strategic Public Finance

70.3

74.5

71.11 

78 

42.85 

64.6 

68

62.50

66.67

Strategic Case Study

53.3

71.4

60.42 

74.8 

75.8 

85.5

75 

 64.84 

 51.52