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 About the Curriculum

CFA Curriculum Overview:

  • Self-study, distance learning
  • Rigorous curriculum
  • Broad range of topics
  • Highest ethical standards
  • 18 study sessions delivered in CFA Institute produced custom curriculum.
  • Learning outcome statements (LOS): "The candidate should be able to…"
  • Each LOS indicate type of learning expected: "discuss, calculate, contrast"
  • CFA Institute updates the curriculum each year
  • mastering LOS is a proven study approach.


What will you learn?
The curriculum is organized into 10 general topic areas that provide a framework for making investment decisions

  • Ethical and Professional Standards
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Economics
  • Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • Corporate Finance
  • Equity Investments
  • Fixed-Income Investments
  • Derivatives
  • Alternative Investments
  • Portfolio Management and Wealth Planning

Download the factsheet for a summarised version of information on the CFA Program click here​

View the latest Information Session webinar hosted by JD van Wyk, CFA, CIPM on the 14 August 2020 click here