Diploma in International Financial Reporting

An ACCA qualification for finance professionals

Why choose the DipIFR


  • If you are a finance professional who wants to know more about International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), this qualification will meet your expectations. If you need to develop a working knowledge of the area, the DipIFR can prepare you.
  • International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) are mandated in more than 100 countries worldwide. All listed companies in the European Union (EU) have to prepare consolidated company accounts that comply with IFRS. It also affects associates and subsidiaries of EU-listed companies.

Key Benefits

  • Understand, explain and apply the IASB’s Conceptual Framework for Financial Reporting
  • Apply relevant financial reporting standards to key elements of financial reports
  • Identify and apply disclosure requirements for companies in financial reports and notes
  • Prepare group financial statements (excluding group cash-flow statements) including subsidiaries, associates and joint arrangements.

Course Focus

This course is designed to develop knowledge and skills in understanding and applying accounting standards and the theoretical framework in the preparation of financial statements of entities, including groups and how to analyse and interpret those financial statements. You will gain a better understanding of some of the more complex International Accounting Standards (IAS) as well as the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

Once you have completed this course you will have a broader and in-depth understanding of accounting and Financial Reporting to better prepare yourself for whatever challenges you may face within the world of finance.

All about exams

Course content/ Exam structure

  • DipIFR is assessed by a 3-hour+15 computer-based minutes exam
  • The exam is held twice a year- June and December at ACCA exam centres
  • You will need to achieve a 50 per cent mark or above to pass the exam.
  • You can apply online at any time to start studying DipIFR.

Exam Key information

There are two sections to the exam, which requires a mix of calculations and written answers.

Section A 1 x 25 mark question 25
Section B 3 x 25 mark questions 75

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How to get the ACCA DipIFR

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