The recommended proportionate study hours for each topic are included to provide an indication of the necessary relative coverage of the individual topic areas. The recommended total hours of study necessary for the whole common knowledge exams is a minimum of 500 hours. These hours include time spent working on exercises, case studies and private study.
The recommended proportion of time spent on each topic is as follows:
|Financial Accounting and Financial Statement Analysis||15%|
|Fixed Income Valuation and Analysis||15%|
|Equity Valuation and Analysis||15%|
|Derivative Valuation and Analysis||15%|