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The MA2 Managing Costs and Finance specimen exam indicates how the paper will be assessed, structured and the likely style and range of questions that could be asked. Any student preparing to take this exam should familiarise themselves with the exam style.

MA2 computer-based exam (CBE) specimens

MA2 CBE specimen exam

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MA2 paper-based specimen exams

MA2 paper-based specimen exam (PDF, 275KB)

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Maths tables (net present value and annuity tables) will not be provided with each exam paper but specific discount factors and annuity factors will be given where a question requires one. Similarly, specific formula such as EOQ, will be given where a question requires one.


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Last updated: 7 Jun 2016