Why study IFRS?

Diploma in International Financial Reporting is for professionals in the field of accounting and business to enhance their knowledge in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

Diploma in International Financial Reporting is recognised in Scottish Credit & Qualifications Framework (SCQF) at Level 8 and equivalent to Level 5 of European Qualifications Framework (EQF).

Top reasons to join….

  1. Demonstrate your competence in IFRS and enhance your career prospect.
  2. The unique opportunity of free registration as IQN student.
  3. The privilege to access free IFRS course book.
  4. The opportunity to earn an affordable qualification recognised in UK framework (SCQF).
  5. The prospect of academic progression through CPA qualification.
  6. Diploma in International Financial Reporting is externally assessed by Pearson VUE.

Duration & Preparation

Total time to complete Diploma in International Financial Reporting will depend on your background and willingness. Exam can be taken any time of the year. Hence, you can take whatever time you feel appropriate for your preparation. This diploma can only be studied through our registered training centres.

Our course book is sufficient to ensure exam success as we do not set any MCQ outside the content of the course book. Our practice questions are important to assess your own progress and preparation.

How to complete IFRS Diploma?

There are two simple steps:

Step-1 Study
Diploma in International Financial Reporting can only be studied through our registered training centres. Please click here to search a training centre near your location. Alternatively please contact us for further information.

Step-2 Exam
Once your preparation is complete, you can take IQN exams any time of the year. IQN exams are available in 175 countries through Pearson VUE Test Centres.

Exam and Fees

There is only one exam to qualify for the diploma. There will be total 40 MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions). Each MCQ will carry 2.5 marks and total marks is 100. Duration of the exam is 60 minutes. You will need to get minimum 60% marks to pass the exam. If you fail, you can always resit the exam. There is no restriction on the number of resit you can attempt.

Our exam fee is £129 and payable through Pearson VUE web account. If you fail in your first exam, you can resit by paying only £49.

Diploma in International Financial Reporting is a centre-based qualification. You are required to contact with one of our ‘Registered Training Centres’ (RTC). You will need to pay for the classes or other forms of support provided by your training centres. Fees charged by the centres are in addition to our Pearson VUE exam fees..


We recognise your prior learning. If you have already achieved a qualification, then you may claim exemption on the relevant IQN qualification.

Please download ‘RPL Graduate Application Form’, fill it up and send to support@iqnglobal.com along with the relevant supporting documents (e.g. academic certificates, diplomas, transcripts, syllabuses).

We will then let you know the outcome of your application through email.

If you need further information about the qualification, please send an email to support@iqnglobal.com.

IQN Diploma in International Financial Reporting is being discontinued from June 2018. No new learners are being accepted onto the diploma programme after December 31, 2017 and the final exam session is June 30, 2018. IQN has undertaken an extensive review of its portfolio to ensure our qualifications continue to provide all the skills needed for years to come. This has resulted in strong investment in our new GCMA (credential) which is being designed to equip finance students and professionals with the skills to excel.