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. T4 live online includes 3 live webinars - the first an interactive review of the pre-seen followed by 2 mock exam 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 2013 exams on PC are:
Exam entry deadline
22 Jan 13
12 Apr 13
19 Jul 13
11 Oct 13
Exam fee payment deadline
08 Feb 13
09 Aug 13
30 Oct 13
26 Feb 13
23 May 13
28 Aug 13
21 Nov 13
21 Mar 13
13 Jun 13
20 Sep 13
12 Dec 13
Please note the exam entry fee for T4 on PC in 2013 is £160 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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