The 2015 CIMA Syllabus will still be examined until 3rd November 2019 for objective tests and for case studies the last examination window will also be November 2019. If you require further information on the 2015 Syllabus please refer to the links on the right hand side of this page.
What do you learn at Operational Level?
The Operational level focuses on short term decision making. You’ll be able to work with others in your organisation and use appropriate data and technology to translate medium term decisions into short term actionable plans.
Part – Qualified designatory letters CIMA Dip MA
After successfully completing the level, you are awarded with the part-qualified designatory letters ‘CIMA Dip MA’ and are ready to embark upon your Management Level journey.
Exam pass rates
We publish up-to-date pass rates for the Professional Qualification exams every three months.
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For the first time, under the updated 2019 CIMA Professional Qualification, CIMA has published examination blueprints based on the syllabus which set out what is examinable in each of the nine Objective Tests and three Case Study exams. The Blueprints are published annually, and provide information about the format, structure and weightings of the assessments.
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Format: computer based
Availability: on demand at any of the 5,000 Pearson VUE centres around the world
Length: 90 minutes
Marking: computer marked
Results: provisional result available immediately followed by confirmation no more than 48 hours later
Objective Tests are comprised of a range of items including short multiple choice questions, number entry questions, drag and drop questions and other formats. They test all component learning outcomes across the whole subject.
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