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View our information on how to sign up to become a student, find out about statistics on CIMA Canada students, and learn about our fast track Professional Gateway Route for members of IFAC


  • If you wish to become a student you must register your details with CIMA which can be found in the starting CIMA section of our website.
  • There are approx 150 CIMA students in Canada and not all students are actively studying. 
  • No colleges in Canada offer CIMA courses and therefore Canadian students study by distance-learning. We suggest BPP Professional Education, as 72% of CIMA prize winners trained with BPP in 04 May.
  • There are no schemes in Canada where employers support CIMA student studies. 
  • CIMA examination papers are universal, which means the exam content is the same whether you sit the paper in Canada, England or Sri Lanka.
  • CIMA is not as well known in Canada as the Canadian CMA designation. 
  • CMA requires a university degree. 
  • CIMA is an international accounting designation with 218,000 members & students in 177 countries.
  • CIMA examinations are held between 8am - 5pm at:
  • Ryerson University, International Centre
    240 Jarvis Street, Toronto

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CBA Exam Centre

  • You can sit the examination at any time in Toronto, when you are ready.
  • Please contact CIMA UK Exam department to make arrangements.
  • CIMA UK have an online demo and a variety of study resources on the studying section of the website.
  • Contact our Canadian Business College if you require more information.
  • Our address is:
    Toronto Campus
    80 Bloor Street West
    Toronto , ON M5S 2V1

    Fast track Professional Gateway Route for members of IFAC

    Develop your professional career and join The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants® (CIMA) through the accelerated route for members of IFAC bodies. This route is open to members and passed finalists of bodies who are members of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), who are examining bodies,including CAs, CMAs and CGAs in Canada.

    Full details of our entry routes for both students and professional members can be found in our starting CIMA section of the website.

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