We have a full range of resources for session CBEs, which will help you prepare and feel comfortable taking exams in this format.

We recommend you use all these resources ahead of taking a session CBE, particularly the specimen exams. These allow you to practise answering questions in the CBE style.

Specific support for session CBEs

1.  Finding out about session CBEs

A full specimen exam for each subject

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Guide to F5-F9 CBEs
Download the Guide to ACCA CBEs (PDF format, 3MB)

Prepare for your upcoming session CBE video
Watch the Prepare for your upcoming session CBE video

Subject specific CBE insights

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CBE question debrief videos

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2.  Getting ready for question practice

If you would like to try out the CBE functionality before attempting questions

Access constructed response workspace

This contains blank answer spaces, the Step by Step exercises below are designed for you to follow through and they will lead you through all of the main aspects of the exam functionality.

Access the word processing exercise
Access the spreadsheet exercise


3.  CBE question practice

Past exams

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Additional constructed response questions
We have additional constructed response questions within our specimen exam pages for you to practice more word and spreadsheet style questions.

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BPP question practice platform
Similar to our live exam environment, use this platform in conjunction with your approved content provider's question and answer bank. A similar resource as a constructed response workspace, however this platform also allows you to save and send your answers to your tutor for marking.  

Access BPP question practice platform

4.  Final exam preparation

Full exam-style CBE mock exams, written by our Approved Content Providers and reviewed by the Examining Teams.

BPP/Kaplan CBE mocks
Access BPP and Kaplan CBE mocks

Last updated: 15 Aug 2017