Getting started

It's easy to get started on your CIMA journey

If you’re after a pay rise, promotion or change of direction, the skills and experience you’ll gain with CIMA can help you get there sooner. Kick-start your studies and invest in your future today!

Entry routes

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.

Before registering, find out more about your entry route including information on possible exemptions and where you'll begin studying.

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You may be exempt from certain exams in the CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting and CIMA Professional Qualification if you hold a relevant degree or qualification.

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Study options

Our flexible structure and on-demand exams put you in the driving seat - giving you complete control over how, when and where you study. This may include tuition, online and distance learning with or CIMA official study texts and materials. 

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We want it to be as convenient as possible for you to take exams and we've got over 6,000 exam centres across the world. Objective tests (for the Professional Qualification and Cert BA) are available all year round, and there are four windows throughout the year for Case Study exams.

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Advance your career with CIMA

Register as a CIMA student today!

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