CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting

Would you like to achieve an excellent online accredited UK qualification, which will demonstrate a high level of skill and knowledge? Look no further than this fantastic CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting online course.

This outstanding CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting will enable students with little or no accounting experience to unleash their true business potential. Discover core business and finance skills beyond simple financial accounting, the CIMA accredited Business Accounting course is the perfect stepping stone towards a career in business and finance.

Who is it for


Course Benefits:

  • Gain an accredited UK qualification
  • Access to excellent quality video tutorials
  • Learners will be eligible for an NUS Discount Card
  • Excellent tutor support Monday-Friday
  • One year’s access to the course
  • Support by phone, live chat, and email
  • Join a friendly online learning platform

This Package Includes Following Units:

  • CIMA Certificate – BA1 Fundamentals of Business Economics
  • CIMA Certificate – BA2 Fundamentals of Management Accounting
  • CIMA Certificate – BA3 Fundamentals of Financial Accounting
  • CIMA Certificate – BA4 Fundamentals of Ethics, Corporate Governance & Business Law

Method of Assessment:

You will be assessed by official exam, which is not included in the cost of this course and you need to purchase exam separately.

Exam details listed below:

  • Format: computer based
  • Length: 2 hours
  • Questions: BA1, BA2 and BA3 each contain 60 objective test questions, while BA4 contains 85 objective test questions.
  • Marking: computer marked
  • Results: provisional result available immediately followed by confirmation no more than 48 hours later

CIMA is working in partnership with Pearson VUE, who have over 20 years of experience in offering electronic testing and run computer based assessments for all levels of CIMA qualifications. There are currently over 5,000 Pearson VUE test centres in 178 countries. Locations of Pearson VUE test centres can be found on the CIMA website.


To complete the Certificate in Business Accounting, an applicant must:

  • Register as a student with CIMA
  • Study for, sit and pass four computer-based assessments, as defined within the syllabus

Successful learners will be awarded a CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting.

Awarding Body:

CIMA is the world’s leading, and largest, professional body of management accountants. Their unique blend of management accounting, financial accounting and business-focused subjects produces competent and confident CGMAs who can lead their organisations to sustainable success.


The CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting does not require formal entry qualifications. As such it provides open access to a stand-alone business and accounting qualification and a springboard to the Professional Qualification for those without a relevant degree or other accounting qualification. Students are expected to have a good level of mathematics and English language to successfully gain the qualification.

Career Path
  • Actuarial analyst
  • Chartered accountant
  • Certified Public Accountant

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