Direct Entry route

For qualified accountants currently working in internal audit and aspiring to be CAEs, or internal auditors with advanced business degrees, we offer a direct entry route to our Chartered by Learning programme.

The direct entry route allows you to enrol on the Chartered by Learning programme as an aspiring CAE moving into senior management.

Eligibility

If you hold any of the following designations, then you can enrol on the Chartered by Learning programme and will achieve the standard exemption from Module 1: Strategy, completing only Module 2: Leadership and the Professional Conferral.

  • ACA or FCA (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales)
  • CA (Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland)
  • ACA or FCA (Chartered Accountants of Ireland)
  • ACCA or FCCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants)
  • CPFA (Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy)

If you hold any of the following designations, then you can enrol on the Chartered by Leaning programme and complete both Module 1: Strategy and Module 2: Leadership, as well as the Professional Conferral.

  • CGMA or FCMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants)
  • Advanced business degrees (Master’s level or full MBAs)

Executive MBAs are not eligible.

To enrol on the Chartered by Learning programme via the Direct entry route, you will need to join us as a student member. Click here to join.

Fees

If you are enrolling with a standard exemption
Exemption fee: £200

Module 2: Leadership learning programme and exam fee: £1,875
Professional Conferral: £400

If you are undertaking both modules:

Module 1: Strategy learning programme and exam fee: £1,875
Module 2: Leadership learning programme and exam fee: £1,875
Professional Conferral: £400