Taught course

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants Professional Scheme (CIMA)

University of South Wales · University of South Wales

Entry requirements

Degrees in business or accounting will usually be accepted by CIMA as equivalent to the Certificate in Business Accounting and will hence give exemptions from its papers. The AAT Technician Level provides exemptions from all Certificate papers. Certificate level - There is a flexible entry policy, however a good standard of English language competency is required.

Months of entry

September, March

Course content

This course allows you to become a Chartered Management Accountant, a professional who can shape and control the future of organisations. CIMA members are more than just accountants. You acquire a set of world-class finance skills including strategic thinking and risk and performance management skills - your passport to career success in a range of business and finance roles.

This course is designed to be flexible, inspirational and supportive. Our teaching team consists of qualified accountants with vast business experience (as well as other subject specialists), many of whom are professional body markers. Question practice, progress tests and revision sessions are designed to get you through the exams, and we offer an exceptional level of student support - including individual face to face feedback during the academic year.

The University of South Wales is a CIMA Global Learning Premium Partner, the highest possible accreditation under CIMA’s quality assurance scheme for training providers and has strong links with the local association of CIMA members and students.

Operational level:
Paper P1 Management Accounting
Paper E1 Organisational Management
Paper F1 Financial Reporting and Taxation
Operational Level Integrated Case Study

Management level:
Paper P2 Advanced Management Accounting
Paper E2 Project and Relationship Management
Paper F2 Advanced Financial Reporting
Management Level Integrated Case Study

Strategic level:
Paper P3 Risk Management
Paper E3 Strategic Management
Paper F3 Financial Strategy
Strategic Level Integrated Case Study

The University of South Wales also offers the CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting which allows entry to the CIMA Professional Scheme. See University website for more information.

Fees and funding

See www.southwales.ac.uk/money

Qualification and course duration


part time
12 months

Course contact details

Enquiries and Admissions
+44 (0) 3455 760 599