Make the most of your CIMA experience

Welcome to the student section, full of information you need to progress through to membership. Find out about exams, study resources and tools to help you make the most of your CIMA experience.

To keep you inspired as you study hard, remember that you’re working towards gaining the globally recognised CGMA designation. This shows employers worldwide you’ve got the knowledge and skills they need to drive sustainable success. As you progress, you’re acquiring knowledge and skills, as well as an intermediate award for every level. This means recognition and potentially better earning power.

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Join our online community CIMAconnect for resources relevant to your study, discussions, blogs, practice exams, and a place to connect and network with other students.

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Exams and assessment

Starting CIMA

New to CIMA? You may find the below useful to start your journey.

Study options

Choose the study method that suits you.

Taught courses:
Search our tuition provider database for a tutor near you.

Alternatively, study CIMA using our official text books (CIMA Publishing) or our online learning option ( and CIMAstudy Prime, the new study option which combines the existing CIMAstudy course with additional study support and resources) if you prefer to self-study.  

Jobs and careers

Check out CIMA's jobs portal CIMA MY JOBS. Get career advice, browse recruiters, search for a job and upload your CV.

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