The CIMA Professional Qualification is recognised worldwide as the most relevant global finance qualification for a career in business. On completion of the CIMA Professional Qualification, you will be awarded the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation, recognising your value and showcasing your professionalism, business and leadership skills, ethics and commitment. The syllabus is split into three pillars and three levels, and comprises 12 exams: nine Objective Tests, and three Case Study exams.
Study and exam guides
Download the study and exam guide for the exam(s) you are focussing on.
Tables and formulae provided in your exam
Check what tables and formulae are provided in exams in the Certificate in Business Accounting and the Professional Qualification.
- 2019 Professional Qualification please refer to this guide
- 2015 Professional Qualification please refer to this guide
International Accounting Standards for all students of the F pillar and all Case Studies
For advice on the content for the standards that are currently in publication and the relevance to each exam.
- 2019 Professional Qualification- Please refer to this guide in the study planner
- 2015 Professional Qualification- Please refer to this guide
Exam success webinars
Exam specific tips and techniques highlighting important areas and flagging common mistakes:
Read our blogs and articles to gain insights about assessments, how you can study for your exams and how to prepare for exam day.