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Key dates

Key dates in the CIPFA student calendar.

Enrol on a course

Course bookings for the Spring term are now open.

To enrol on a course, please visit CETC courses.

Download your class timetable

For course dates, please visit CETC courses.

View upcoming exam dates

Download 2020 exam dates:

Download 2021 exam dates:

Book your exam

CIPFA hosts four exam sessions per year to accommodate our students’ busy schedules. We have the following booking windows for each of these exam sessions:

 2020 exam sessions  Booking window
 1 - 5 June   09 March - 24 April
 7 - 11 September  1 July - 31 July
 30 November - 4 December  12 September - 23 October

To book an exam, please visit CIPFA exams.

Apply for special arrangements

Special arrangements allow students with learning, physical, social and health needs to sit our exams with reasonable modifications. Applications can be made from the moment you book your exam to the deadlines outlined below.

 2020 exam sessions  Deadline 
 7 - 11 September  21 August
 30 November - 4 December  20 November

Students looking to apply for Special arrangements after the deadline should contact

To apply for special arrangements, please visit Special Arrangements.

Review your candidate admission mailing

Ahead of your exam, you will be emailed important information regarding your booking.

 2020 exam sessions  Mailing day
 7 - 11 September  24 August
 30 November - 4 December  16 November

Download advance material for the SCS exam

Advance material for the Strategic Case Study can be downloaded from our exams page 1 month before the exam.

Access your results

Results are published to Calibrand and MyCIPFA five weeks after the exam session.
 2020 exam sessions  Results day 
 1 - 5 June  10 July
 7 - 11 September  16 October
 30 November - 4 December  15 January