Exams

Certificate in Business Accounting exams

Certificate level exams are computer based and are on demand - they can be taken all year. The Certificate level syllabus comprises of five subjects with one exam for each subject and all five exams must be passed to complete the level. The five exams can be taken in any order.

2015 Professional Qualification exams

The Professional qualification is made up of two types of computer based assessments:

  • 90 minute objective tests for each of the three subjects within each level - these are on demand and can be taken all year.
  • A three-hour case study when you have completed all objective tests and want to progress to the next level - these are available in four windows a year.

Find out more about Professional Qualification exams

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Use our Professional Qualification exam resources on CIMAconnect.

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Gateway exam

The Gateway exam is the Management case study exam - find out more information about the Gateway route and exam.


Working with Pearson VUE

CIMA is working in partnership with Pearson VUE*, who have over 20 years of experience in offering electronic testing and already run computer-based assessments for the CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting.

There will be 5,000 Pearson VUE test centres in 178 countries. We are working with Pearson VUE to continue to increase the number of exam centres globally. Find your closest Pearson VUE centre.

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Assessment of practical experience


Strategic Level

Strategic Case Study Exam

E3
Strategic Management

P3
Risk Management

F3
Financial Strategy

 

Management Level

Award / CIMA Advanced Diploma In Management Accounting

Management Case Study Exam

E2
Project and Relationship Management

P2
Advanced Management Accounting

F2
Advanced Financial Reporting

 

Operational Level

Award / CIMA Diploma In Management Accounting

Operational Case Study Exam

E1
Organisational Management

P1
Management Accounting

F1
Financial Reporting and Taxation

Enterprise Pillar

Performance Pillar

Financial Pillar