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CIMA qualification

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants

Do you want to be the go-to person in your job for all things finance? Progress in your career with CIMA's qualifications. Become a chartered management accountant and work in businesses, lending your expertise in any industry you choose. Choose your study method and subjects, or simply subscribe* to get access to the full course.

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We offer online courses for all 4 CIMA levels

The CIMA® (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) Professional Qualification is now the
CGMA® (Chartered Global Management Accountant) Professional Qualification. Read more


The Certificate in Business Accounting, gives you fundamental knowledge of business and accounting.

  • Fundamentals of Business Economics (BA1)
  • Fundamentals of Management Accounting (BA2)
  • Fundamentals of Financial Accounting (BA3)
  • Fundamentals of Ethics Corp Gov and Bus Law (BA4)


The first stage of the Professional Qualification. You can start at this point if you have completed Certificate in Business Accounting, AAT Professional (Level 4), or have an accountancy or finance degree.

  • Managing Finance in a Digital World (E1)
  • Management Accounting (P1)
  • Financial Reporting (F1)
  • Operational Case Study (OCS)


The second stage in the Professional qualification. You can only do this level if you have passed the Operational Level.

  • Managing Performance (E2)
  • Advanced Management Accounting (P2)
  • Advanced Financial Reporting (F2)
  • Management Case Study (MCS)


The final stage of the Professional Qualification. After this, with the relevant work experience, you will be a Chartered Management Accountant with the CGMA designation.

  • Strategic Management (E3)
  • Risk Management (P3)
  • Financial Strategy (F3)
  • Strategic Case Study (SCS)

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Frequently asked questions

How do I access my learning and testing materials for CIMA ?

You can access your learning and testing materials by clicking on the 'my learning and testing' tab at the top of any MyKaplan page.

Can I enrol on a CIMA course if it has already started?

For Live Online, if a course has already started, you may be able to still attend depending on availability. As Live Online classes are recorded it is possible to book the course after it has started and catch up on the sessions you have missed.

Do course fees for CIMA include exam fees?

No, course fees DO NOT include your exam fees.

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