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Undergraduates and graduates

Case Studies

Learn how undergraduates and graduates have used CIMA to get a head start in the job market.

Thomas Bateman

I will be gaining the skills and knowledge required to advance myself up the chain of authority earning more responsibility and new challenges.

Assistant Accountant, Langham Hall Read more

Usman Tariq

CIMA was suggested to me by many finance experts at Sodexo because of its reputation and relevance to the potential roles I would be doing.

Finance manager, Sodexo Read more

Ali Azeem

Being CIMA qualified helped get me in front of potential employers.

Associate director, Millward Brown Read more

Julia Nocker

I liked that CIMA focused on the skills that you need when working in industry.

Finance business partner, Unilever Read more

Anthony Meakin

Studying law before CIMA provided me with an excellent foundation to build on.

Finance analyst, British Airways Read more

Martin Murphy

Combining the knowledge I’m learning while studying the qualification with the practical skills I’m developing will no doubt prove invaluable throughout my career.

Analyst, Shell Read more

Sereena Malkani

People assume accountancy is boring; my role is anything but boring!

Assistant financial analyst, Sky Read more

Kelda Lyall

I didn’t want to be limited to purely financial accounting so CIMA was the obvious choice.

Financial analyst, J.P. Morgan Read more

Gayle Wells

“I was drawn to CIMA as it was the best option to take me through from qualification, and into a lifelong career in finance in any sector”

Strategic Business Accountant, Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust Read more

John Kennedy

CIMA has been a key that’s unlocked doors for me, which may not have been unlocked if I wasn’t qualified. It adds some more weight behind you, making it easier to appoint you to a senior role.

Commercial Finance Manager, BrewDog Read more

Matt Page

My CIMA qualification has been instrumental in helping me to meet my career goals.

Chief Financial Officer, Mars Read more

Graham Ashton

CIMA, unlike the other accountancy routes, offers a lot more in all round business skills

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Kirsty MacCallum

CIMA has a strong strategic element, giving me an understanding of what drives the business forward

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Will Cadbury

As a business, we see CIMA as a well-recognised and highly valued qualification, which reflects the emphasis that we ourselves put on growing and developing people.

CFO, Kerry Foods Read more

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