International Students

Students residing outside of Ireland: information to know before studying

3 Exams Stages

There are 3 exam stages with 14 exams in total and 3 years training you must complete to become a CPA member.

CPA Ireland Syllabus

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Exams will take place each year the in April and August online.

Examination FAQs


CPA students can study by online study anywhere or part time study depending on their location.

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International Relationships

CPA have Mutual Recognition Agreements with other international bodies, members of those bodies can apply for direct membership to CPA.

Check Exemptions

If you have a previous qualification you may be entitled to exemptions.

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If you would like to receive further information, please fill out the form below.

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CPA Ireland would like to contact you by either email or by phone with information about the CPA qualification. By checking ‘Opt In’, you are expressing your interest in this programme and you agree that we may contact you about this programme. CPA Ireland complies with all relevant Irish legislation, namely the Irish Data Protection Act (1988), and the Irish Data Protection (Amendment) Act (2003), (the Acts), and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which came into effect on 25th May 2018.