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Important dates for the CPA Program are outlined below. 

Please note that additional subject specific dates will be released ahead of Semester 1 2020.

AEST and AEDT refers to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) or Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT). All closing dates are at midnight AEST or AEDT on the day specified.

Monday 19 June 
Monday 19 June 
Monday 19 June 
Monday 19 June 

Semester 1 2020

Description

Date

Enrolment opens Wednesday 30 October 2019
Study guide (PDF)* access available in My Online Learning (MYOL) for Contemporary Business Issues, Financial Risk Management, Strategic Management Accounting, Global Strategy and Leadership, Australia Taxation and Australia Taxation – Advanced
Wednesday 30 October 2019
Exam scheduling opens
Monday 25 November 2019
Study guide (PDF)* access available in My Online Learning (MYOL) for Ethics and Governance, Financial Reporting and Advanced Audit and Assurance
Monday 25 November 2019
First cancellation date (cancellations made after this date will not receive a refund)

Last day to change to an alternative subject

Last day to update postal address for delivery of study guide if you are already enrolled

Reasonable adjustments – special materials requests closing date
Wednesday 8 January 2020
Early bird enrolment closing date
Wednesday 15 January 2020
Final enrolment date 

Reasonable adjustments – special exam arrangements close date
Friday 24 January 2020 
Semester starts

My Online Learning (MYOL) and Guided Learning access available (all additional learning resources available from this date)
Tuesday 28 January 2020


Exam Preparation Webinar Monday 20 April 2020
Release of Practice Exam 1 (Guided Learning) Tuesday 21 April 2020
Release of Practice Exam 2 (Guided Learning) Friday 24 April 2020
Closing date for:
  • deferral
  • cancellation (without refund).
Wednesday 6 May 2020 (for all subjects except Singapore Taxation)
Last day to post questions in the Ask-the-Expert Forum on My Online Learning for all subjects, except Singapore Taxation (closes 11.59pm AEST).
Sunday 3 May 2020
Last day to access Guided Learning (including Ask-the-Expert Forum), and the study resources within My Online Learning (closes at 5.30pm AEST).
Wednesday 6 May 2020
Exam Window

Singapore Taxation Exam 
This exam will not be delivered in Semester 1 2020
Financial Risk Management
Friday 8 May 2020
Global Strategy and Leadership
Saturday 9 May 2020
Strategic Management Accounting Sunday 10 May 2020 
Australia Taxation – Advanced
Tuesday 12 May 2020
Australia Taxation
Wednesday 13 May 2020
Advanced Audit and Assurance
Thursday 14 May 2020
Contemporary Business Issues
Friday 15 May 2020
Financial Reporting Saturday 16 May 2020
Ethics and Governance
Sunday 17 May 2020
Special consideration for exams applications closing date Wednesday 20 May 2020
Exam results released via the CPA Australia website Friday 26 June 2020
Monday 19 June 
Monday 19 June 

*Singapore Taxation has a printed study guide only, which will be sent to the address nominated at the time of enrolment.



Update regarding CPA Program in Semester 2

Please familiarise yourself with confirmed dates for Semester 2 2020, with additional dates to be added over the coming weeks.

We appreciate your ongoing cooperation as we finalise all the details.


Semester 2 2020

Description

Date

Enrolment opens Tuesday 30 June 2020
My Online Learning access and study guides (PDF) are made available for all subjects (excluding Singapore Taxation).
Tuesday 30 June 2020
Exam scheduling opens Tuesday 14 July 2020
First cancellation date (cancellations made after this date will not receive a refund)

Last day to change to an alternative subject

Last day to update postal address for delivery of study guide if you are enrolled

Reasonable adjustments – special materials requests closing date
Friday 17 July 2020
Early bird enrolment closing date
Friday 17 July 2020
Guided Learning is made available in My Online Learning Monday 27 July 2020
Final enrolment closing date

Reasonable adjustments – special exam arrangements closing date

Friday 7 August 2020
Semester starts

All additional resources are made available in My Online Learning, including Ask-the-Expert Forum in Guided Learning.
Monday 10 August 2020
Exam scheduling close date (last date to schedule or reschedule an exam prior to auto-scheduling).

Last date to switch exam options
Monday 17 August 2020
Increase in deferral fee applicable from today (three weeks before exam period commencement.

Note: If enrolment in a deferred subject is subsequently cancelled, fees will not be reimbursed
Tuesday 22 September 2020
Ask-the-Expert Forum becomes Read-Only for all subjects (except Singapore Taxation). This is the last opportunity for candidates to post a question in the forum
Monday 12 October 2020, 5.30PM (AEST)
Closing date for:
  • late deferral (for a fee)
  • cancellation (without refund)
Tuesday 13 October 2020
Exam period Wednesday 14 October – Monday 2 November 2020
Ask-The-Expert Forum becomes Read-Only for Singapore Taxation Monday 19 October 2020
Exam date for Singapore Taxation Thursday 22 October 2020
My Online Learning access is disabled Friday 6 November 2020
Special consideration for exams applications closing date Monday 16 November 2020
Exam results released via the CPA Australia website Friday 11 December 2020