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CIMA Professional Management

CIMA Management equips you with the skills to perform advanced management accounting and advanced financial reporting tasks. You’ll learn how to manage companies, from internal and external contexts. You also take a Case Study, which tests your overall knowledge of the level.

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Structure

The Management level is made up of three Objective Test subjects and one Case Study. You must pass all three Objective Tests before moving onto the Case Study, which tests what you’ve learned overall in the level. You need to pass all assessments to progress on to the final, Strategic level.


Entry requirements

You’ll need to have completed CIMA Operational Level.

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You should check whether you're eligible on the CIMA website launch and apply for any exemptions before you start studying.

Syllabus

The Objective Test subjects can be sat in any order. You must have passed all 3 Objective Tests before you can book your Case Study examination.

Course overview

Timetables and study methods

Study methods available for this level

Live Online

The benefits of a traditional classroom but with the flexibility of an online environment. Live interactive classes at a scheduled time delivered by expert lecturers following the same exam focused material and structure as traditional classroom courses.

picture_as_pdf Live Online timetable

OnDemand

OnDemand gives you the flexibility to study when and where you want, with unique online resources designed to give you structure, keep you motivated, and cement your understanding of the subject.

Try FREE 5 day trial

Recorded Online (September sitting - BPB and BPI only)

All the information you would get in a classroom or Live Online, but whenever is convenient for you. You’ll get recordings of June’s Live Online classes as well as the Integrated Workbook, marked mock exam and academic support.

Exams and sittings

Timings and working towards a sitting

At this level there are six exams and each one is 2.5 hours long, apart from Financial Accounting and Reporting (FAR) which is three hours. You can take them in any order. The pass mark is 55%, and there are four exam sittings in a year - March, June, September, December.

You may be eligible for credit for some exams, if you’ve studied a relevant qualification or degree. Find out more about credits for prior learning launch.

How long does it take to pass?

Most students complete this level within 12 months, however this can vary depending on the study method you choose. To complete the entire qualification you will also need to have a minimum of 450 practical work experience days, so don’t forget to fit them in around your study.

Study materials and delivery costs

You will receive printed and online study materials.

Materials included:

  • Kaplan workbook
    A book covering key areas of the syllabus, integrates with online content and provides question practice.

You will also need ICAEW materials that will need to be purchased separately launch.

ICAEW study manual

Examining body (ICAEW) manual of all technical content that could be examined.

ICAEW question bank

Examining body past exam questions that are set in class.

Open books

These materials are specific to the paper you're studying and again, will need to be purchased separately launch.

IFRS book

You will need this book if you have selected the Financial Accounting and Reporting IFRS framework option.

Hardman's Tax Rates and Tables

This book is needed for when you study the Taxation Compliance paper and if you select the Business Planning: Taxation unit.

Practice Notes (19 and 20)

You will need this book if you have selected either the Business Planning: Insurance or Business Planning: Banking units.

Audit Standards book

This book is required to assist you in your studies for the Audit & Assurance paper.

Delivery Costs

How much it costs to deliver your study materials and how long it takes depends on where in the world you live.

Delivery fees are as follows:
Malaysia - 160RM
Rest of Asia/America - $47
All other countries - 40EUR

Please note that due to varying interpretations of the post-Brexit EU/UK trading agreement, some EU countries are imposing import duty on the value of the goods received from the UK. It is payable by the end consumer via the delivery company and your delivery may be withheld until paid. This may vary from country to country and be up to a value of 20% of the value of the study material.

Our standard delivery times are:
Malaysia - 3 to 5 working days*
EU – 5 to 7 working days*
Rest of the World – 7 to 10 working days*
*Subject to availability.

Delivery charges are applicable for this course, and will be shown during the online checkout process, before you complete your payment details.

Tutor support

We’ll support you every step of the way throughout your learning experience with us. You can contact a tutor and get the help you need quickly and easily.

Provided by our Academic Support team (our dedicated team of expert tutors):

  • LiveChat (instant feedback)
  • Email (we'll get back to you within 4 hrs)
  • Online community (we’ll get back to you within 4 hrs)

 

Testing and mocks

We have a wealth of materials to help you revise for and pass your exams. All study options come with the following:

Online learning modules

MyKaplan interactive modules that guide you through each syllabus area.

Knowledge checks

10 multiple choice questions set on MyKaplan after an online learning module day during the Knowledge phase.

Consolidation Test

20 multiple choice questions set on MyKaplan after a number of online learning modules days during the Knowledge phase.

Progress Tests

Progress tests are exam-style tests to check your progress and get you ready for sitting your mock exams. They are marked by the Kaplan marking team and a recorded debrief of the tests will be provided after you’ve sat them so you can tailor any follow-up work and concentrate on areas that need more attention.

Tricky topic tutorials

10-15 minute tutor debrief on challenging areas of the syllabus.

Mock exams

Mock exams mimic the real exams. They are taken during the Exam Preparation phase of the course and can be found on MyKaplan. They are marked by the Kaplan marking team, who will provide tailored feedback so you can focus on areas you found difficult or could improve.

MyKaplan: online learning environment

play_circle_filled Watch our video explaining MyKaplan (1:26)

MyKaplan is an online learning portal with practical resources to help you prepare for your exams.

Online features
  • View your online materials in one place and access your content in a few clicks
  • Contact a tutor directly using live chat or email
  • Complete tests and get instant feedback
  • Take part in forum discussions with students and tutors and find answers to common questions
  • See instantly when your assessments have been marked
  • Access on mobile, tablet, computer or through the dedicated mobile app
  • Access to VideoBank - hundreds of tutor-led videos to help you get the most out of your course.

Access duration

Live Online

You will be able to access your content for six months after the exam sitting, with one three month free extension on request.

OnDemand

As long as the subscription is active, content will be made available.

Recorded Online (September sitting - BPB and BPI only)

You will be able to access your content for three months after the exam sitting, with one three month free extension on request.

Course overview

Timetables and study methods

Study methods available for this level

Live Online

The benefits of a traditional classroom but with the flexibility of an online environment. Live interactive classes at a scheduled time delivered by expert lecturers following the same exam focused material and structure as traditional classroom courses.

picture_as_pdf Live Online timetable

OnDemand

OnDemand gives you the flexibility to study when and where you want, with unique online resources designed to give you structure, keep you motivated, and cement your understanding of the subject.

Try FREE 5 day trial

Recorded Online (September sitting - BPB and BPI only)

All the information you would get in a classroom or Live Online, but whenever is convenient for you. You’ll get recordings of June’s Live Online classes as well as the Integrated Workbook, marked mock exam and academic support.

Exams and sittings

Timings and working towards a sitting

At this level there are six exams and each one is 2.5 hours long, apart from Financial Accounting and Reporting (FAR) which is three hours. You can take them in any order. The pass mark is 55%, and there are four exam sittings in a year - March, June, September, December.

You may be eligible for credit for some exams, if you’ve studied a relevant qualification or degree. Find out more about credits for prior learning launch.

How long does it take to pass?

Most students complete this level within 12 months, however this can vary depending on the study method you choose. To complete the entire qualification you will also need to have a minimum of 450 practical work experience days, so don’t forget to fit them in around your study.

Study materials and delivery costs

You will receive printed and online study materials.

Materials included:

  • Kaplan workbook
    A book covering key areas of the syllabus, integrates with online content and provides question practice.

You will also need ICAEW materials that will need to be purchased separately launch.

ICAEW study manual

Examining body (ICAEW) manual of all technical content that could be examined.

ICAEW question bank

Examining body past exam questions that are set in class.

Open books

These materials are specific to the paper you're studying and again, will need to be purchased separately launch.

IFRS book

You will need this book if you have selected the Financial Accounting and Reporting IFRS framework option.

Hardman's Tax Rates and Tables

This book is needed for when you study the Taxation Compliance paper and if you select the Business Planning: Taxation unit.

Practice Notes (19 and 20)

You will need this book if you have selected either the Business Planning: Insurance or Business Planning: Banking units.

Audit Standards book

This book is required to assist you in your studies for the Audit & Assurance paper.

Delivery Costs

How much it costs to deliver your study materials and how long it takes depends on where in the world you live.

Delivery fees are as follows:
Malaysia - 160RM
Rest of Asia/America - $47
All other countries - 40EUR

Please note that due to varying interpretations of the post-Brexit EU/UK trading agreement, some EU countries are imposing import duty on the value of the goods received from the UK. It is payable by the end consumer via the delivery company and your delivery may be withheld until paid. This may vary from country to country and be up to a value of 20% of the value of the study material.

Our standard delivery times are:
Malaysia - 3 to 5 working days*
EU – 5 to 7 working days*
Rest of the World – 7 to 10 working days*
*Subject to availability.

Delivery charges are applicable for this course, and will be shown during the online checkout process, before you complete your payment details.

Tutor support

We’ll support you every step of the way throughout your learning experience with us. You can contact a tutor and get the help you need quickly and easily.

Provided by our Academic Support team (our dedicated team of expert tutors):

  • LiveChat (instant feedback)
  • Email (we'll get back to you within 4 hrs)
  • Online community (we’ll get back to you within 4 hrs)

 

Testing and mocks

We have a wealth of materials to help you revise for and pass your exams. All study options come with the following:

Online learning modules

MyKaplan interactive modules that guide you through each syllabus area.

Knowledge checks

10 multiple choice questions set on MyKaplan after an online learning module day during the Knowledge phase.

Consolidation Test

20 multiple choice questions set on MyKaplan after a number of online learning modules days during the Knowledge phase.

Progress Tests

Progress tests are exam-style tests to check your progress and get you ready for sitting your mock exams. They are marked by the Kaplan marking team and a recorded debrief of the tests will be provided after you’ve sat them so you can tailor any follow-up work and concentrate on areas that need more attention.

Tricky topic tutorials

10-15 minute tutor debrief on challenging areas of the syllabus.

Mock exams

Mock exams mimic the real exams. They are taken during the Exam Preparation phase of the course and can be found on MyKaplan. They are marked by the Kaplan marking team, who will provide tailored feedback so you can focus on areas you found difficult or could improve.

MyKaplan: online learning environment

play_circle_filled Watch our video explaining MyKaplan (1:26)

MyKaplan is an online learning portal with practical resources to help you prepare for your exams.

Online features
  • View your online materials in one place and access your content in a few clicks
  • Contact a tutor directly using live chat or email
  • Complete tests and get instant feedback
  • Take part in forum discussions with students and tutors and find answers to common questions
  • See instantly when your assessments have been marked
  • Access on mobile, tablet, computer or through the dedicated mobile app
  • Access to VideoBank - hundreds of tutor-led videos to help you get the most out of your course.

Access duration

Live Online

You will be able to access your content for six months after the exam sitting, with one three month free extension on request.

OnDemand

As long as the subscription is active, content will be made available.

Recorded Online (September sitting - BPB and BPI only)

You will be able to access your content for three months after the exam sitting, with one three month free extension on request.