Key dates

Key dates in the CIPFA student calendar.

Enrol on a course

Course bookings for the Spring term will open in January.

To enrol on a course, please visit CETC courses.

Download your class timetable

For course dates, please visit CETC courses.

View upcoming exam dates

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Book your exam

CIFPA hosts four exam sessions a year to accommodate our students' busy schedules. We have booking windows for each of these sessions.

 2020 exam sessions  Booking window
 2 - 6 March  17 December - 31 January
 1 - 5 June   09 March - 24 April
 7 - 11 September  10 June - 31 July
 30 November - 4 December  12 September - 23 October

To book an exam, please visit CIPFA exams.

Late exam bookings

Students looking to book exams after the deadline will need to pay a late fee on top of the standard exam rate.
 Late booking window  Late fee 
 1 - 7 days after the deadline  £75
 Thereafter  £225

To book an exam after the deadline, please contact Customer Services on +44 (0)20 7653 5600 or through our web chat feature.

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 
 2 - 6 March  21 February
 1 - 5 June  22 May
 7 - 11 September  21 August
 30 November - 4 December  20 November

Students looking to apply for Special arrangements after the deadline should contact studentsupport@cipfa.org.

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
 2 - 6 March  17 February
 1 - 5 June  18 May
 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.
 2019 exam sessions         Results day 
 2 - 6 December  17 January
 2020 exam sessions  Results day 
 2 - 6 March  9 April
 1 - 5 June  10 July
 7 - 11 September  16 October
 30 November - 4 December  15 January