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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.

2020 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

Kaplan/DBS Live-Online

Kaplan/DBS OnDemand

All levels


To receive access to all course materials and support, Learnsignal is offering 30% discount to study from home. Use the coupon 'cimafromhome30'  at the checkout. (You can use this coupon until Sunday, 22 March 2020)  

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All levels Study anytime
VIVA All levels Study anytime
Astranti All levels Study anytime
The ExP Group All levels Study anytime
 BPP 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.

5 Lad Lane, Dublin 2 

T. +353 (0)1 9061355

Full courses, revision only and online courses available. 

Timetable for 2020:

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First Financial Training Ltd

Contact: Peter Plant
087 093 1647

Timetable Information by request

  • SCS 2019 Syllabus - AICPA-CIMA Bootcamp course. Two full day F2F seminars. 02 and 03 May 2020. Contact: 



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 Study Shop 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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