Diploma in Treasury Management Assessment
Assessments are designed to test a student has learnt the required knowledge as specified by the individual learning outcomes of the course. Whilst you are studying it’s up to you to decide when you are ready to opt in and take your assessment.
How are units 1 and 2 of the Diploma in Treasury Management assessed?
At the end of each unit you will take a remotely invigilated exam. Each unit exam is three hours in duration plus an additional 15 minutes' reading time.
The exam is taken online via Surpass, and the invigilator (ProctorExam) will be overseeing you through the entire assessment via webcam.
There are technical requirements for the equipment you need to use to take the exam and you must test your PC in advance of the exam with ProctorExam. Further information on this and a user guide are available on the Need to know page.
How are units 3, 4a and 4b of the Diploma in Treasury Management assessed?
Unit three and the optional units - 4a and 4b - are assessed by written assignments submitted online with a 6,000 word count.
The assignments are released 3-4 weeks before the published submission date.
Candidates are required to submit their assignments by the submission date for the session they have entered. Further information on the ACT new platform is available on the Need to know page.
To complete the Diploma in Treasury Management (AMCT) you will be required to pass units 1, 2 and 3 as well as either one of 4a or 4b unless you have any exemptions.
There are entry requirements for this qualification, take a look here.
Format of the exam for units 1 and 2 of the Diploma in Treasury Management
The diploma assessments for units 1 and 2 each have 4 written questions, of which you must answer 3. The exam will have a pre-seen case study workbook that is released
no later than two weeks prior to the exam date. The papers will be split into sections A and B and each section can be made up of either one case study or two case studies. Each unit exam is worth a total of 100 marks.
Diploma assessment test specification for units 1 and 2:
|Section||Number of questions||Marks available|
|Section A||1 Case study based questions||50|
|Section B||3 scenario based questions, of which candidates are only required to answer two||25 marks each|
Under exam conditions, 3 hours (180 minutes) is allowed for each of the diploma assessments plus an additional 15 minutes' reading time.
Format of the exam for units 3, 4a and 4b of the Diploma in Treasury Management
The diploma assessments for units 3, 4a and 4b are each assignment based assessments that contain questions split into 3 sections (A, B and C). Each section may test one scenario or a mixture of two or three scenarios, and the marks available in each section may vary for each paper, however the total marks available will always be 100 marks.
The nominal pass mark for each unit is an overall score of 50%.
There are four units. Each unit has one assessment and prices are on a per unit basis.
GBP 260 per unit
AED 1,215 per unit
USD 335 per unit
Plus any applicable sales taxes/VAT
The pass rates for previous assessment sessions of the Diploma in Treasury Management exams is available here. It also shows the percentage of candidates who scored a distinction. Pass rates will be updated after each exam session.
Assessment booking deadline for units 1 & 2:
5 April 2019
|Unit name||Exam date||Start Time*|
Corporate finance for treasury
|30 April 2019||between 09:30-10:30 your local time|
Risk management for treasury
|1 May 2019||between 09:30-10:30 your local time|
*Local time for the country you take the exam in.
Assessment booking deadline for units 3, 4a & 4b:
15 March 2019
|Submission of assignment||Submission date (by 23:45 UK time)|
The treasury manager
|6 May 2019|
|Unit four A:
Financial reporting, tax and regulation for treasury
|7 May 2019|
|Unit four B:
Working capital and trade finance
|7 May 2019|
Exam Results: 7 June 2019
First window for 2019
Assessment booking deadline:
Friday 5 April 2019, closing at 5pm
Bookings open on 14 January 2019
30 April - 3 May 2019
7 June 2019
Second window for 2019
Assessment booking deadline:
Friday 4 October 2019, closing at 5pm
Bookings open on 10 May 2019
29 October - 1 November 2019
6 December 2019
Book your diploma assessment
Step 1: Are you an ACT AMCT student member or an ACT Affiliate member?If you have not joined as a member you will need to do this and create an ACT web account first.
Step 2: Check the assessment dates and the fee.
Step 3: Log in to your ACT account and complete the assessment booking form
Have your credit/debit card details to hand, you will be required to make online payment through WorldPay.
ACT student membership
You need to join as an ACT AMCT student member before you can book and sit the assessment. If you have chosen to study with the ACT Learning Academy you will join as a student member at the same time as you book your online course via the ACT Learning Academy. Your student membership will be valid for the duration of your ACT Learning Academy 36 month learning licence.
If you are studying with an ACT Approved Centre or have chosen the assessment only route, you need to join as an ACT student member here You will need to keep your membership up to date to book and sit the assessment.
You can find out more about membership here.
- On submission of the assessment booking form you will receive an automated summary email of your selection and a worldpay emailed receipt.
- Your booking will be processed within five working days and you will be sent an email confirming that you have been booked. If this is the first time you have booked an online assessment, you will also be sent log in details for the ACT eAssessment Centre.
- For those entering units 1 and/or 2, you will be able to schedule your exam start time with ProctorU via the ACT eAssessment Centre.
- For those entering units 3, 4a and 4b, you will not need to schedule an exam start time with ProctorU. Your assignment will be released 3-4 weeks before the submission date.
- You will also be able to access the specimen exam papers within the 'Info hub' of the eAssessment Centre.
- Read your user guide within the ‘Info hub’ of the eAssessment Centre. There is one for units 1 and 2 as well as one for units 3, 4a and 4b
- If you have applied for reasonable adjustment, the ACT Assessment team will be in contact with you to make the necessary arrangements.