CIMA T4 Case Study (alternatively known as TOPCIMA) is the final exam you need to pass to become CIMA qualified. There is no new syllabus content and any topics from earlier papers may be relevant. The exam is a case study set within a simulated business environment. The industry and business scenario is given in advance ("pre-seen" material) and you will be given additional information on the day of the exam itself. The normal requirement is to write a report, typically covering
Some element of financial analysis will be required and you will be expected to apply relevant business models to support your analysis and recommendations. The case for the February and May exams will be released mid-January 2013.
Our 5 day integrated course will:
Our retake course (May and November exams only) comprises the three mock exams only.
Our new T4 online course includes recorded lectures reviewing the pre-seen case study, giving you valuable industry insight and help understanding how T4 is marked and how to structure your report. We also provide 3 tutor marked mock exams as standard, with live online tutor debriefs.
There are 4 exam sittings per year for CIMA T4 Case Study: March (PC only), May (PC or paper), September (PC only) and November (PC or paper). PC based exams take place at First Intuition study centres and we co-ordinate your exam entry when you register for one of our courses. Key dates for the 2014 exams on PC are:
Exam entry deadline
21 Jan 14
12 Apr 14
19 Jul 14
11 Oct 14
Exam fee payment deadline
08 Feb 14
1 May 14
09 Aug 14
30 Oct 14
25 Feb 14
23 May 14
28 Aug 14
21 Nov 14
21 Mar 14
13 Jun 14
20 Sep 14
12 Dec 14
Please note the exam entry fee for T4 on PC in 2014 is £165 and is payable directly to CIMA through your "My CIMA" account. You can find out more about CIMA T4 on PC at the CIMA website.
If you wish to sit the paper based CIMA T4 exam the normal exam entry rules and deadlines apply and the exams take place at the regular exam centres. See our CIMA exams page for more details.
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