CIMA UK & Top Universities

CIMA (The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) is one of the largest international accountancy body with over 158,000 students and members in 161 countries. It is a member of the Consultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies and the International Federation of Accountants. It has formed partnerships with some of the top universities to deliver the highly respected accountancy qualifications to students worldwide. Students can claim exemptions from some CIMA papers with recognised qualifications.

A number of leading universities in the UK are offering the popular CIMA programme: Glasgow Caledonian University, De Montfort University, The University of Northampton, University of Lincoln, Bangor University, Sheffield Hallam University, Newport Business School, University of Ulster, and many others.

University of York:
CIMA UK has entered into an agreement with University of York to offer accelerated Masters degree programmes for CIMA members: Online Masters courses in Public Policy and Management, and Public Administration/MPA. The course can be taken full time, part time or via e-learning.

The University of Hertfordshire:
Hertfordshire offer courses that allow students to study towards the exams of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) at Managerial and Strategic levels. Its Accounting and Finance degree is one of a few in the UK that attracts the maximum level of exemptions that CIMA grants - these exemptions are from all papers at Foundation level and four of the six papers at Managerial level.

Thames Valley University:
Thames Valley University (TVU) offers courses of tuition for the CIMA through Part-time Evening and Weekend Intensive courses. CIMA recognise TVU (Slough) as a CIMA Learning Quality Partner to deliver the course.

Lancaster University:
Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) and CIMA have entered into a collaboration which enables CIMA Members to be eligible for entry to the Lancaster Executive MBA program. LUMS is EQUIS and AMBA accredited.

Deakin University (Australia):
CIMA and Deakin University have teamed up to provide an accelerated MBA program for Chartered Management Accountants.

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