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CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting

  • Course Code

    CR_BBUAC_X

  • Field of Study

    Accounting

  • Type of Course:

    Certificate

  • Type of Qualification:

    Certificate

  • Type of Study:

    Part time

  • Application Closing Date:

    11th September 2017

Course summary

Graduate with the CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting • Study one subject at a time in blocks of approx. 6-8 weeks • Successfully complete the relevant examination at the end of each block

Department(s)

Organisation and Professional Development

 

All part-time programmes at CIT will run subject to sufficient student numbers. Where a programme cannot proceed, applicants will be contacted and advised on alternative study options.

Students should note that Fees quoted relate to the academic year 2017-2018 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only.

Registration fees for professional bodies etc. are payable separately to these institutions. Students will be notified of their fees by email to their CIT email account and in all cases, course fees must be paid before attending lectures.

An Information/Registration session will take place on Tuesday 5th September from 6.00pm to 8.00pm at the CIT Bishopstown Campus. Institute staff will be in attendance to offer career guidance and assistance.

 

Department of Organisation & Professional Development, School of Business

Study one subject at a time in blocks of approx. 6-8 weeks.
Successfully complete the relevant examination at the end of each block

Course Fee €1,500 (includes recommended CIMA textbooks), plus €300 payable for CIMA examinations.

The Certificate in Business Accounting is CIMA’s entry level
accounting qualification for students with little or no accounting
background. The Certificate level gives the student business
experience beyond just financial accounting and you will gain
insight into how the different areas of accounting relate to the
business world.

It can be seen as a knowledge refresher course or a foundation to a career in business and finance. The Certificate in Business Accounting forms the basis of the CIMA Professional Qualification and is a valuable qualification on its own.

 

Complete one subject at a time:

  • Fundamentals of Business Economics
  • Fundamentals of Management Accounting
  • Fundamentals of Financial Accounting
  • Fundamentals of Ethics, Corporate Governance & Business Law

Timing Details

  • 1 x 2hr introductory session (Wednesday 6pm – 8pm)
  • 2 x 8hr full day sessions (2 x Saturdays 9am – 4pm))
  • 1 x 2hr revision and QBR session (Wednesday)

Progression
Candidates who successfully complete the Certificate in Business Accounting may continue their path to the full CIMA professional qualification.

Award
Graduate with the CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting

  • Study one subject per month for four months
  • Successfully complete the relevant examination at the end of each month

Candidates are eligible for the award of CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting having successfully completed all four examinations.

 

Awarding Body
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants CIMA

What We Offer

Professional Qualification

Cork Institute of Technology offers all subjects for CIMA’s Certificate in Business Accounting Course.

Teaching and Learning Support

  1. Each student is provided with the most up-to-date books and study text which cover all of the key concepts.
  2. Lecturers also provide supplementary material to help you prepare for the exams.
  3. All courses are designed with one thing in mind, the CIMA exams and ensuring students success, and are delivered by professionally qualified staff who have both teaching and business experience.

Exam-Focused Lectures

  1. Lecturers focus on explaining the key principles and fundamental issues contained in the syllabus of each of the subjects as prescribed by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) in a straightforward way.
  2. All lectures are examination-oriented. Each class includes consideration of the key concepts and practical advice.

Facilities

CIT is a purpose built teaching and learning facility. The college is equipped with wireless internet networking, study rooms, a library and canteen facilities. It is located on the western suburbs of Cork City and is well serviced by public transport. It also has substantial car parking facilities for those wishing to drive to the college.

Course Structure
Subjects BA1 to BA4 are taught one subject in succession with the computer based assessment at the end of each block.  Candidates are eligible for the award of CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting having successfully completed all four examinations.

 

CODE SUBJECT TITLE
BA1 Fundamentals of Business Economics
BA2 Fundamentals of Management Accounting
BA3 Fundamentals of Financial Accounting
BA4 Fundamentals of Ethics, Corporate Governance & Business Law

 

 
 

  • Online Applications is open for course commencing in September 2017.
  • Please note that applicants will be required to pay an acceptance fee of €500 (full course fee) if a place on a course is offered. This fee is deductible from the overall course fee.
  • This course will be offered twice during the 2017/18 academic year, subject to demand.
    Course 1:  September 2017 / Course 2:  February 2018.

 

September 2017 Entry:

 

Apply Online >>

 

 

6th February 2018 Entry:

 

Apply Online >>

 

 

 

 

 

Ms Ruth Vance
cima@cit.ie
021 433 5808


ruth.vance@cit.ie