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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

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 you business experience beyond just financial accounting and you’ll 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

  • 5x Wednesday evening sessions (6pm - 8.30pm)
  • 2x Saturday mornings

 

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

 

Award

  • CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting

 

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

Cork Institute of Technology 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:

 

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Ms Ruth Vance
cima@cit.ie
021 433 5808