Change To CIMA Case Study Marking

Just to let you know CIMA have made the following statement about their marking scheme for the CIMA case study exams:

“As you know, the case study exams are human marked. As part of their results students will receive three elements:

  1. An overall grade
  2. A scaled score between 0 – 150 (80 or above representing a pass)
  3. An indication of performance against each of the competencies”

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