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The ACI Diploma is designed to ensure that candidates acquire a superior theoretical and practical knowledge of the foreign exchange and money markets, their related instruments, and the linkages that exist between those markets and the practices of risk management.

The qualification is designed for:

  • Senior foreign exchange and money market dealers
  • Corporate and bank treasurers
  • Senior operations staff

ACI – The Financial Markets Association

The ACI is the largest trade association in the global financial markets with over 13,000 members in 60 countries. Successful students will receive the internationally accredited ACI Diploma.

Eligibility For The ACI Diploma Exam

The eligibility criteria for the ACI Diploma examination has been relaxed and it is no longer necessary for candidates to have passed either the ACI Dealing Certificate or the ACI Operations Certificates examination.

A pre-assessment is available to candidates who wish to ascertain their knowledge level in this regard.

N.B. Despite the aforementioned, it is however strongly recommended that candidates possess either the ACI Dealing Certificate or the ACI Operations Certificate prior to signing up for the ACI Diploma.

Methods of delivery

  1. Workshops
  2. Distance-Learning


  • Foreign exchange
  • Money markets
  • Fixed income
  • Derivatives
  • Market analysis
  • Risk management

Learning Outcomes

The learning outcomes are numerous – please click here for a copy of the official syllabus.

UPDATE – JANUARY 2020 – For the New Version syllabus, please click here.