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About CPA

CPA is one of the main Irish accountancy bodies with 5,000 members and students. The CPA designation is the most commonly used designation worldwide for professional accountants and the Institute’s qualification enjoys wide international recognition.

Study Support

CPA has a number of resources to support students and lecturers in their examination preparation including :

  • Syllabus Content
  • Past paper and suggested solutions
  • Useful articles for each subject
  • Webinars
  • Educators Briefings
  • Examview online feedback facility
The Institute welcomes contributions by way of articles and webinars from lecturers. Please contact Arran Feery, Examinations Executive for further information.

Examinations Technique Articles & Presentations

Articles on the Approach to Professional 2 Stage Examinations
These articles are in a series of five, written as a resource for lecturers and candidates for Professional 2 examinations. The series has as its goal the improvement of examination pass rates at the Professional 2 stage. 

Solving and Dealing with Problems in Examinations
by Dr. Garvan Whelan and Simon Magennis FCA, August 2011.

Study and Examination Techniques Guide
Provides guidance on on how to prepare for and approach examination questions.

Professional Ethics
The Professional Ethics Resources includes the CPA Code of Ethics, Ethical Case Studies and a CPA Ethical Resource.

Student eBulletins & Publications

Quarterly issues of Accountancy Plus, and monthly eBulletins provide updates and reviews on topical professional issues. 

If you would like to become a subscriber to Accountancy Plus or the Student E-Bulletin, please contact Carol at cdooley@cpaireland.ie 

Professional 2 Strategy & Leadership - Case Study Sector 

The Case Study for the 2015 examinations will focus on the Irish Pharmacy/Chemists sector.  Students should be aware of the issues that may arise when managing either individual owner-managed pharmacies or a chain of pharmacies in this sector in Ireland, including those chains of pharmacies that have a Head Office outside of Ireland.  

  • 4 October - CPA Educators Conference.
  • 10 October - August 2014 Exam Results.
  • 1 December - Deadline for prospective students to register.
  • 6 December - Conferring Ceremony
  • 30 January - Deadline for students to submit training records for 2014