National Diploma | 2 Year | NQF 6 (240 Credits) | SAQA ID 67694

About

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) is a United Kingdom-based professional body offering qualifications in management accountancy and related subjects, focused on accounting for business. CIMA is continuously gaining recognition as one of largest and leading professional body of management accountants throughout the world. CIMA South Africa has been recognised by the South African Qualifications Authority as the professional body for management accountants in South Africa. Thousands of organisations employ CIMA students and members, many in the knowledge that their businesses will benefit from the financial expertise and strategic vision that Chartered Management Accountants possess.

The Operational Level focuses on the short term and the implementation of decisions. Students will be able to work with others in the organisation and use appropriate data and technology to translate medium-term decisions into short-term actionable plans.

Admission Requirements
  • CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting
  • Degree in Business Accounting (you may be exempt for certain exams if you hold a relevant degree or qualification)
Curriculum
  • E1 - Managing Finance in a digital world
  • P1 - Management Accounting
  • F1 - Financial Reporting
Assessment

Two types of exams are used for this level. Each of the three papers will be assessed by an Objective test. The objective test is a 90 minute Computer Based Assessment (CBA), which means the results would be available immediately.

In addition to the objective tests is an integrated Case Study Exam. The integrated case studies are three hour long, computer based assessments. They include both pre-seen material and unseen material.

*Candidates must have completed the three objective tests before attempting the integrated study exam.

Full Time

Package Description

  • +/-12 face to face contact classes of 2 hours per module per week, depending on the syllabus
  • +/-1 Assignments per module per semester, depending on a syllabus.
  • Questions Practice/Revision sessions
  • 1 Progress Tests per module during a semester.
  • 2 mock exam per module during a semester
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    Part Time - Day, Evening and Weekend Classes

    Package Description

  • +/-12 face to face contact classes of 2 hours per module per week, depending on the syllabus
  • +/-1 Assignments per module per semester, depending on a syllabus.
  • Questions Practice/Revision sessions
  • 1 Progress Tests per module during a semester.
  • 2 mock exam per module during a semester
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    Suitability

  • Students must be able to attend lectures at the Centurion Academy in Centurion
  • Part-time programs are designed for working professionals, which means you will be able to continue your full-time work while attending class.
  • Exam Prep/ Revision

    Package Description

  • 3 face to face contact sessions of 3 hours per module - question practice sessions.
  • Sessions conducted on the last month before the final exam
  • 1 mock exam per module during the semester
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    Suitability

  • Designed to prepare students for the type of questions they might face during the exam
  • Provides students with an opportunity to discuss related concepts and topics with a lecturer before the exam.
  • Online Classes

    Package Description

  • Online classes are conducted by BPP tutors.
  • Our online classes consist of an integrated package that prepares you for the exam.
  • What's included:
    • Study text
    • Online practice and revision kit
    • Learning plan
    • Online learning material (learning guides, question banks, mock exams)
    • Online video classes
    • A dedicated tutor who will monitor your progress
    • Student Forums
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    Suitability

  • Suitable for students that are located far away from the Academy and are unable to visit the Academy.
  • Also suitable for students who are repeating a module.
  • Students receive frequent feedback from the lecturer about their progress.
  • Management Accounting is offered at:

    Centurion