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CFA® Full-Time Course

Important! If you are a UK/EU delegate wanting to study CFA ® in the classroom with Kaplan please view our evening, weekend and weekday CFA® classroom course options. Courses are available on a part-time basis in London, Edinburgh, Frankfurt, Amsterdam and other European locations.

The Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Program is the professional qualification administered and awarded by the CFA Institute, based in the United States and recognized globally.

The CFA® full-time course is the most highly sought after qualification in the fund management and investment banking communities. CFA® is a truly international qualification and there are more than 96,000 charterholders in 133 countries globally.

CFA® full-time course options

CFA Full Time Course CFA® full-time course (Kaplan full-time course for the CFA Program) - Three levels of courses, each one taking six to seven months to complete. Once each level of the CFA® is completed, delegates may then choose to supplement their studies by also taking CAIA® and Financial Modelling.


Extended CFA courseExtended CFA® course (Kaplan full-time extended course for the CFA Program) - Delegates may enroll on each level separately or may book all levels together at a discount. Each level takes ten months to complete giving delegates more class and home study time to devote to revision and question practice. Total duration of studies is 2½ to 3 years assuming first time passes.


CFA Program summary

  • Course structure - three levels sat annually
  • Level I exams - take place twice a year in June and December
  • Levels II and III - exams take place once a year in June only
  • Course completion time - 2½ - 3 years
  • Examination method - annual invigilated examinations
  • Courses available - full-time weekday courses
  • Course location - London
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  • About CFA® - read all the information you need about the CFA®
  • About our full-time courses - information about studying full-time with us
  • Dates and prices - find out when, where and how much our courses are
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