ACI Diploma New Version
The ACI Diploma New Version build on the ACI Dealing Certificate New Version and on the ACI Operations Certificate New Version, being designed to ensure that candidates acquire a superior theoretical and practical knowledge of the foreign exchange and money markets, their related instruments, environment and applications, and the linkages that exist between those markets and the practice of risk management. Candidates are expected to have acquired a solid grounding in the core subject areas and have the requisite skills in financial mathematics prior to matriculating for the ACI Diploma New Version.
The course of study for the ACI Diploma New Version is designed for:
- Senior foreign exchange and money market dealers;
- Corporate and bank treasurers;
- Senior operations staff.
Whilst recommended, there is no obligation for candidates to have passed either the ACI Dealing Certificate New Version or the ACI Operations Certificate New Version in order to be eligible to register for the examination of the ACI Diploma New Version.
Examination - ACI Diploma New Version
In each ACI Diploma New Version examination a candidate will be asked 100 multiple choice test questions to be answered in three hours. The computer-based exams will be offered in selected test centres all over the world.
This examination is currently available in English and in German.
There are five core subject areas in the ACI Diploma New Version:
- Financial Markets Environment
- Foreign Exchange
- Rates (Money and Interest Rate Markets)
- FICC (Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities) Derivatives
- Financial Markets Applications
Differences between the ACI Diploma New Version and the old ACI Diploma
- There are 100 questions in the ACI Diploma New Version and there were 107 questions in the old ACI Diploma
- There are 5 Topic Baskets in the Examination Procedure of the ACI Diploma New Version and there were 18 Topic Baskets in the Examination Procedure of the old ACI Diploma
- There are no Topic Baskets exclusively with calculations in the ACI Diploma New Version
- The ACI Diploma New Version has no learning objectives for technical analysis and risk management calculations
- The ACI Diploma New Version does not have additional content when compared to the old ACI Diploma
- There are no different marks per question in the ACI Diploma New Version (each correctly answered question is awarded with one mark)
Note: The old ACI Diploma has expired on 14th September 2020. From this date onwards, only the ACI Diploma New Version is available.
Register for ACI Diploma New Version Exam
- The ACI Diploma New Version is currently delivered in English and in German
The price of both exams is 350 € all taxes included.
Registration and booking for the ACI Diploma New Version can be made through the Global Education Centre.
Candidates will prepare for the ACI Diploma New Version exam via training methodologies such as class-room training, books and e-learning tools (amongst others).
Resources to help candidates with their exam preparation:
ACI Diploma New Version
- ACI Diploma New Version - Syllabus
- ACI Diploma New Version - Sample Questions
- ACI Formulae sheet English version
Please check the ACI Accredited Trainers section in this website for further details of their activities, as they may help with the preparation for your exam:
Disclaimer: ACI takes no responsibility for the performance of any Accredited Trainer, does not offer advice to specific training methodologies and, as a matter of policy, does not offer accreditation to any companies that act as a supplier to the Association or its members.