Case Study exams
Format: computer based
Availability: four windows each year (Feb, May, Aug, Nov) at any of the 5,000 Pearson VUE centres around the world
Length: 3 hours
Marking: human marked
Results: available 5 weeks after the close of the exam window
The Case Study exams are used to test a variety of skills including research and analysis, how to present information, persuasion and communication skills. The move to more Case Study exams has been deliberate to test a wider range of skills and integrated learning across the syllabus.
Case Study exams reflect a real life business scenario, comprising a series of time bound tasks set for students to complete based on pre-seen material.
- Pre-seen material released to tutors: 9 weeks prior to the exam window through MY CIMA (Tutor log in details required)
- Pre-seen material released to students: 6 weeks prior to the exam window through CIMAconnect (Student contact ID and password required)