CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting – Home Study

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The CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting gives a solid grounding in the basics of management accounting, financial accounting and business.

CIMA home study is the perfect way to gain a professional management accounting qualification at your own pace. If you are new to business accounting, you must achieve this certificate in order to move on to the CIMA Diploma and Advanced Diploma (Operational, Management and Strategic Levels), and to become a CIMA member.

*Get 10% off the price of the full CIMA Certificate course, or buy two or more papers and we’ll pay your £77 CIMA registration fee (doesn’t apply when you buy the full course). You can also get 10% off full levels of AAT (Foundation, Advanced or Professional), and CMI levels 6, 7 & 8. Payment must be made in full by 5pm on 31st July 2017.

CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting Course Details

Study Options

  • Learn at your own pace with distance learning (BabingtonOnline (virtual learning environment) and tutor support

Assessment Type

  • Exam per unit

Course Length

  • 3 to maximum of 12 months

Prerequisites

  • No formal qualifications are required in order to start studying at this level, but it is essential that you have a good understanding of both English and Maths

You will learn

  • Fundamentals of Business Economics (BA1)
  • Fundamentals of Management Accounting (BA2)
  • Fundamentals of Financial Accounting (BA3)
  • Fundamentals of Ethics, Corporate Governance and Business Law (BA4)

You will be able to

  • Identify, control and manage costs, prepare budget statements, and make financial decisions based on your analyses
  • Prepare financial statements, use control techniques, and work within the regulatory framework
  • Use financial management mathematics, including probability calculations, forecasting techniques, solving equations, and data analysis
  • Understand the ways in which financial market behaviour, competition, and government economic policy affect organisations
  • Understand the effects of corporate governance and legal frameworks, and the importance of ethics within business
Summer sale July

Get 10% off the price of the full CIMA Certificate course, or buy two or more papers and we’ll pay your £77 CIMA registration fee (doesn’t apply when you buy the full course). You can also get 10% off full levels of AAT (Foundation, Advanced or Professional), and CMI levels 6, 7 & 8. Payment must be made in full by 5pm on 31st July 2017.

Distance Learning

Course Price

£1,550 £1,395

Offer ends 31st July

£425 per unit

Membership (paid to CIMA): £77
Exam cost (paid to CIMA): £59

(Until 31st July, we’ll pay your membership fee when you buy two or more papers – doesn’t apply when you buy the full course)

CIMA courses

What you will receive

Recognised qualification
Advanced accounting skills
24 hr access to BabingtonOnline (VLE)
Personal study plan
Live chat sessions with tutor
Online student forums
Self-grading activities
Textbooks (inc. P&P)
Practice & mock exams

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Progression after CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting

The CIMA Certificate qualification gives you the opportunity to move on to further studies with a CIMA Diploma and Advanced Diploma at the Operational, Management and Strategic levels.

What sort of job could I expect after completing the CIMA Certificate course?

A common question is “what jobs will I be qualified to perform after completing the CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting”? The list is long and the options varied, but they include the following:

  • Assistant Finance Manager
  • Assistant Accountant
  • Accountant
  • Financial Controller
  • Financial Manager
  • Finance Analyst

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