Fast track entry routes

Your journey towards qualifying as a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) could be fast-tracked, thanks to our various fast track entries including Master Gateway, Undergraduate Pathway and TAFE Pathway.

Master's Gateway

Adding a professional qualification to your MBA or Master’s in Accounting will give you an even stronger advantage in the job market. Find out about the Master’s Gateway accelerated route into CIMA.

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Special Master's Gateway in Australia

CIMA have developed key agreements with some of Australia's (and the world's) top universities to deliver Master's programmes that match the CIMA syllabus quite closely and offer high level exemptions against the CIMA syllabus. 

University logo University name Master's course agreement
Monash Uni Logo Monash
Master of accounting
Master of commerce (management accounting)
Macquarie Uni logo
Master of advanced professional accounting

For those individuals who hold an MBA or Master's in Accounting not listed above, please refer to the standard Master's Gateway

TAFE Pathway

From 2016 CIMA formally recognises the value of TAFE qualifications across Australia. Graduates holding a TAFE Diploma and Advanced Diploma in Accounting will be awarded exemptions off the CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting. Further University qualifications are not a pre-requisite. 

To see what CIMA exams you may be exempted from, visit Exemptions search.

Undergraduate pathways

In 2016 CIMA has reviewed accreditation arrangements  with a large number of Australia and New Zealand universities. This results in an accelerated route to the CIMA Professional Qualification and the global professional designation of Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA).

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For a personal consultation or query, contact
Nicole Hartas
Student Recruitment Manager
T. +61 (0)2 9376 9903
T. +64 (0) 800 246269 (NZ freephone)

Can't find your entry route?

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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