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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.

Learning with Global Edulink has many advantages. The course material is delivered straight to you, and can be adapted to fit in with your lifestyle. It is created by experts within the industry, meaning you are receiving accurate information, which is up-to-date and easy to understand.

This course is comprised of professionally narrated e-Learning modules, interactive quizzes, tests and exams. All delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months). An effective support service and study materials will build your confidence to secure your qualification.

Course Objectives:

  • Understand shareholders and regulations of market
  • Understand foreign exchange markets and the exchange rate
  • Understand the financial system and investment appraisal
  • Understand the trade cycle and price elasticity

 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.

Entry Requirements:

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.


A CIMA accredited qualification from Global Edulink will open up many career options, whether you hope to work in finance, project management, or accountancy. Those who have successfully achieved a CIMA accredited qualification from Global Edulink can also progress to higher levels of study, and will be able to command a large salary. According to payscale.com, professionals who are CIMA qualified can earn at least £31,000 per annum, which will increase with experience.

Upon successful completion of this course you could fulfil any of the following roles:

  • Actuarial analyst (average UK yearly salary according to payscale.com: £33,491)
  • Chartered accountant (average UK yearly salary according to payscale.com: £34,954)
  • Certified Public Accountant (average UK yearly salary according to payscale.com: £41,252)
  • Data analyst (average UK yearly salary according to payscale.com: £25,528)
  • Economist (average UK yearly salary according to payscale.com: £36,074)
  • Financial analyst (average UK yearly salary according to payscale.com: £31,025)

Course Curriculum

---------- cima certificate - ba1 fundamentals of business economics ----------
1: business organisations
Business Organisations 00:00:00
2: shareholders and shareholders wealth
Shareholders and Shareholders Wealth 00:00:00
3: demand and supply
Demand and Supply 00:00:00
4: price elasticity of demand and supply
Price Elasticity of Demand and Supply 00:00:00
5: types of market
Types of Market 00:00:00
6: economies of scale
Economies of Scale 00:00:00
7: regulation of markets
Regulation of Markets 00:00:00
8: income and monetary policy
Income and Monetary Policy 00:00:00
9: the trade cycle
The Trade Cycle 00:00:00
10: supply and demand model
Supply and Demand Model 00:00:00
11: global trade
Global trade 00:00:00
12: foreign exchange markets and the exchange rate
Foreign Exchange Markets and the Exchange Rate 00:00:00
13: the financial system
The Financial System 00:00:00
14: financial intermediaries
Financial intermediaries 00:00:00
15: financial markets
Financial Markets 00:00:00
16: investment appraisal
Investment Appraisal 00:00:00
17: data and information
Data and Information 00:00:00
18: trends, forecasts and patterns
Trends, forecasts and patterns 00:00:00
19: moving averages
Moving averages 00:00:00
20: index numbers
Index Numbers 00:00:00
---------- cima certificate - ba2 fundamentals of management accounting ----------
1: introduction - management accounting
Introduction – Management Accounting 00:00:00
2: costs and performance evaluation
Costs and Performance Evaluation 00:00:00
3: absorption and marginal costing
Absorption and Marginal costing 00:00:00
4: profit reconciliation
Profit reconciliation 00:00:00
5: activity based costing
Activity based costing 00:00:00
6: break-even analysis
Break-even Analysis 00:00:00
7: budgeting techniques
Budgeting techniques 00:00:00
8: budgetary control
Budgetary Control 00:00:00
9: standard costing and variance analysis
Standard Costing and Variance Analysis 00:00:00
10: idle time and variance causes
Idle time and variance causes 00:00:00
11: cost bookkeeping
Cost Bookkeeping 00:00:00
12: process costing and manufacturing accounts
Process Costing and Manufacturing Accounts 00:00:00
13: batch and job costing
Batch and job costing 00:00:00
14: mean, mode and median/
Mean, mode and median 00:00:00
15: deviation, distribution and compounding
Deviation, distribution and compounding 00:00:00
16: investment appraisal
Investment Appraisal 00:00:00
17: formulas
Formulas 00:00:00
---------- cima certificate - ba3 fundamentals of financial accounting ----------
1: financial reporting
Financial Reporting 00:00:00
2: the accounting system
The Accounting System 00:00:00
3: the bookkeeping process
The Bookkeeping Process 00:00:00
4: producing a trial balance and financial statements
Producing a Trial Balance and Financial Statements 00:00:00
5: recording transactions
Recording Transactions 00:00:00
6: the regulatory framework
The Regulatory Framework 00:00:00
7: inventory
Inventory 00:00:00
8: non-current assets
Non-current Assets 00:00:00
9: intangible assets
Intangible Assets 00:00:00
10: dealing with errors
Dealing With Errors 00:00:00
11: the manufacturing account
The Manufacturing Account 00:00:00
12: incomplete records
Incomplete Records 00:00:00
13: the statement of cash flows
The Statement of Cash Flows 00:00:00
14: financial statements
Financial Statements 00:00:00
15: capital structure
Capital Structure 00:00:00
---------- cima certificate - ba4 fundamentals of ethics, corporate governance & business law ----------
01: ethics in business
Ethics in Business 00:00:00
02: ethics in practice
Ethics in Practice 00:00:00
03: corporate governance, codes and csr
Corporate Governance, Codes and CSR 00:00:00
04: the role of audit
The Role of Audit 00:00:00
05: internal audit
Internal audit 00:00:00
06: error and fraud
Error and Fraud 00:00:00
07: contracts
Contracts 00:00:00
08: terms of the contracts
Terms of the Contracts 00:00:00
09: employment law
Employment Law 00:00:00
10: dismissal
Dismissal 00:00:00
11: legal personalities and companies
Legal Personalities and Companies 00:00:00
1: introduction - management accounting
2: costs and performance evaluation
3: absorption and marginal costing
4: profit reconciliation
5: activity based costing
6: break-even analysis
7: budgeting techniques
8: budgetary control
9: standard costing and variance analysis
10: idle time and variance causes
11: cost bookkeeping
12: process costing and manufacturing accounts
15: deviation, distribution and compounding
16: investment appraisal
17: formulas
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