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Certificate in Business Accounting Programme

Special pathway for university students pursuing Accounting or Business Admin.

The job market is highly competitive, and you need to stand out from the crowd if you want to score that dream job. Get a head start with the globally-recognised CIMA certificate in Business Accounting, and delve deeper into the role of a Management Accountant. If you’re taking a Diploma in Accounting or Business Administration, you can now enjoy up to three exemptions. Just sit for the BA2 Management Accounting exam! Grab your opportunity today.

Who can apply?
This programme is open to any learner over 16 years of age.

What's in it for you?

  • A dual qualification upon completion - your degree/diploma and the globally recognised CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting
  • Recognition by employers
  • Strong foundation in management accounting
  • Entry to the CIMA Professional Qualification in Management Accounting if you wish to continue your studies
  • Opportunity to become a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) if you successfully complete the CIMA Professional Qualification and apply for CIMA membership when you have three years of relevant work experience.

The journey

 Step 1: Register by choosing standard entry and paying GBP 77  as a registration  for CIMA Cert BA. Register for BA2 Management Accounting exam at

Step 2: Prepare your learning in the sequence you wish to take your exams.Apply for exemptions for emailing transcript and certificate to our student advisors

Step 3: Schedule your exams at your convenience (at your nearest centre or take them from your home)

Step 4: Appear for your exam (as per your schedule) 

Syllabus structure  (Cert  BA)

The syllabus comprises the following four subjects  :  

BA1  Fundamentals  of  Business  Economics  

  • A. Macroeconomic and Institutional Context of Business (25%)
  • B. Microeconomics and Organisational Context of Business (30%)
  • C. Informational Context of Business (20%)
  • D. Financial Context of Business (25%)

BA2  Fundamentals  of  Management  Accounting

  • A. The Context of Management Accounting (10%)
  • B. Costing (25%)
  • C. Planning and Control (30%)
  • D. Decision Making (35%)

BA3  Fundamentals  of  Financial  Accounting

  • A. Accounting Principles, Concepts and Regulations (10%)
  • B. Recording Accounting Transactions (50%)
  • C. Preparation of Accounts for Single Entities (30%)
  • D. Analysis of Financial Statements (10%)

BA4   Fundamentals  of  Ethics,  Corporate  Governance  and  Business  Law

  • A. Business Ethics and Ethical Conflict (30%)
  • B. Corporate Governance, Controls and Corporate Social Responsibility (45%)
  • C. General Principles of the Legal System, Contract and Employment Law (15%)
  • D. Company Administration (10%)


GBP 77 (registration fee) + GBP 85 for each exam (Cert BA has 4 papers BA1, BA2, BA3, BA4)
(Includes registration, exemption and exam fee)

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