The CIMA qualification is open to everyone, although your starting point will be different depending on your previous qualifications.
The different available ENTRY ROUTES
|YOU HAVE||YOUR STARTING POINT|
|Graduates with degrees accredited by CIMA||Exemptions from the certificate in business accounting and from certain exams within the professional qualification. |
|Graduates with degrees related to accounting, business, finance, law and other relevant areas||Exemptions from the certificate in business accounting. |
|MBA holders||Seek advanced entry by giving the CIMA masters gateway assessment exam (CMGA). |
If pass, 11 exemptions granted from certificate, operational and management level and start studying for strategic level exams.
|Member of another professional body||If you hold a qualification accredited by CIMA, you may be eligible for exemptions from some exams in the certificate in business accounting and the professional qualification. |
|People leaing school||Can start with certificate in business accounting which will serve as a qualification in its own right. |
You can check the CIMA online database for comprehensive information on exemptions on the CIMA website.