CIMA Professional Qualification: CIMA Diploma in Management Accounting

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The CIMA Diploma in Management Accounting (Operational Level) and Advanced Diploma (Management & Strategic Level) provides you with the CIMA Professional Qualification.

The globally recognised CIMA Professional Qualification will open doors for you around the world, giving you the opportunity to work in a wide variety of senior roles. It is designed to give you a deeper understanding of business strategy and management than any other accounting qualification.

CIMA Professional Qualification Course Details

Study Options

  • Study in the classroom
  • Learn at your own pace with distance learning

Assessment Type

  • Computer-based exams

Course Length

  • Guided learning: 48 hours over 8 weeks per unit
  • Distance: flexible (maximum of 12 months access to tutor support)


  • A good understanding of business English and maths. Anyone new to business or accounting will need to gain the CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting before moving on to the CIMA Professional qualification


  • E1 – Enterprise Operations
  • P1 – Performance Operations
  • F1 – Financial Operations
  • E2 – Enterprise Management
  • P2 – Performance Management
  • F2 – Financial Management
  • E3 – Enterprise Strategy
  • P3 – Performance Strategy
  • F3 – Financial Strategy

You will be able to

Operational level:

  • Prepare financial statements
  • Provide management accounting information
  • Use appropriate tools for decision making through a broad understanding of business

Management level:

  • Prepare group accounts
  • Make pricing and product decisions based on a robust analysis
  • Manage projects and relationships

Strategic level:

  • Formulate financial strategy
  • Manage strategic relationships
  • Identify and manage risk
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What you will receive

International qualification
Advanced accounting skills
Personal study plan
Tutor support
Textbooks (inc. P&P)
Practice & mock exams

Management Level

Distance Learning


per unit

Classroom Learning
£765 per unit

Operational Level

Distance Learning


per unit

Classroom Learning
£625 per unit

Strategic Level

Distance Learning


per unit

Classroom Learning
£765 per unit

Progression after the CIMA Professional Qualification

Studying the CIMA Diploma in Management Accounting, and achieving the CIMA Professional qualification, gives you the opportunity to move on to further qualifications with CIMA.  Once you have completed both parts of the test of professional competence, you become a Chartered Global Management Accountant, and part of a truly global organisation aiming to establish management accounting as the most valued profession in business worldwide. CGMA is powered by two of the world’s leading accounting bodies – AICPA and CIMA. .

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

A common question is “what jobs will I be qualified to perform after completing the CIMA Professional Qualification course”? 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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