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Study options

The CIMA qualification can be studied in a variety of ways. Do some research before choosing how you are going to study. Make sure the option you choose will suit you and the way you learn best. For information on tuition fees, please contact the course provider you wish to study with.

Tuition Options in Ireland

Study online

You can start anytime, study anytime and sit anytime. The courses are designed and delivered through e-learning and you can also benefit from email tutor support. Online study is ideal for students in areas where there is little or no tuition provision, or for those who prefer to self study at their own pace. 

Provider Subjects/levels Course dates
CIMAstudy All levels Study anytime
CGMA Finance Leadership Program CIMA Professional Qualification Study anytime, anywhere, at your own pace. It's our new online learning program for students to complete the CIMA qualification and earn the CGMA designation.


Learnsignal is offering Free CIMA Lesson

Operational, Management and Strategic Study anytime

First Financial Training

Contact: Peter Plant
 087 093 1647

All levels

Study online:

Gateway/MCS course information:  click here


Cert BA Tuition to Irish students:

All levels Study anytime


Cert BA Tuition to Irish students

All levels Study anytime


Cert BA Tuition to Irish students: 

All levels  

Classroom courses with a tuition provider

You can follow a taught course with one of the many CIMA Registered Tuition providers that teach CIMA. Where available this offers a good option as you will be studying with others and have the benefits of a tutor on hand to ask any questions. Lessons will cover the full course and offer revision.


First Financial Training Ltd

Contact: Peter Plant
087 093 1647

Timetable Information by request

  • Find details on the "study online" drop down menu.


Richard Clarke Academy
Riddel Hall, Queen's University 
185 Stranmillis Road, Belfast

Marlon Beresford
T. +44 (0)7711 845413

  • Certificate level
  • Objective test subjects at Operational Management and Strategic level

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Study with official CIMA textbooks

The official CIMA text books and study materials can be used to support your tuition provider or distance learning course. You can also use these for home study. Home study does require high levels of discipline and self-motivation. The study texts, exam practice kits and revision guides can be purchased from CIMA Publishing.

Find out about our student webinars here.

Still undecided?

The CIMA Study Planner will help you pick the right study method for you Find and browse all CIMA approved study products, resources and courses in one easy place for each subject.

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The CIMA Study Planner keeps you on track to achieve your personal study goals.

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