How to start CIMA

Anyone can study CIMA, whether you’re new to business and accounting or already have some experience. The only requirements are competence in mathematics and the English language.

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I’m an undergraduate or graduate

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I’m a member of another professional body

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How to study

You can study either full or part time. There are different methods depending on what works best for you, including:

  • Study with confidence with the official online learning resource, which has helped thousands of students pass their exams.

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Need to talk to someone directly?

You can talk directly to one of our personal advisors about any aspect of studying CIMA, including registering as a student. Call us on +44 (0)208 849 2251 and select option 1.

Our contact centre opening hours are 8am to 8pm (UK time) Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can also contact your local CIMA office.

Send us an email to arrange a call

You can also send an email to with your full name, phone number (including international dialling code) and a convenient date and time for a member of our team to contact you.