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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 our CETC courses.

Download your class timetable

For course dates, please visit CETC courses.

View upcoming 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:

 2021 exam sessions  Booking window
 01 - 05 March  18 January - 29 January
 07 - 11 June  15 March - 23 April
 06 - 10 September  05 July - 30 July
 06 - 10 December  13 September - 22 October


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.

 2021 exam sessions  Deadline 
 March   29 January
 June  23 April
 September  30 July
 December  22 October

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

Review your candidate admission mailing

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

 2021 exam sessions  Mailing day
 March  16 February
 June  25 May
 September  24 August
 December  23 November

Download advance material for the SCS exam

Advance material for the Strategic Case Study can be downloaded from our exams page 4 weeksbefore the exam.

Access your results

Results are published to Calibrand and MyCIPFA five weeks after the exam session.


 2021 exam sessions  Results day 
 March  09 April
 June  18 July
 September 15 October
 December  21 January