CIMA Cert in Business Accounting (Cert BA)

Open Study College
United Kingdom
Online Course
24 Feb 2021
26 Mar 2021
Contract Type

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Course overview

The Cert BA qualification is an ideal introduction to core business and finance skills for individuals with little or no previous accounting knowledge.

With this qualification, students can work as an accounts assistant or in a management consultancy.

This course includes all four modules necessary to achieve the qualification. Successful completion of all four modules and passing the associated exams will result in achieving the Certificate in Business Accounting. Exams will need to be booked and paid for directly with CIMA.

Duration study load

Varies depending on enrolment date.

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Course features

  • Online learning platform
  • Video tutorials and webinars
  • Exam kit and progress tests
  • Personal study plan
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Free CV critique service
  • Free employability guide to help you impress future employers
  • Free XO Student Discounts card


You will need to sit a computer-based exam at the end of each module in order to achieve your overall qualification. Exams are not included in the cost of this course, and should be booked with CIMA.

At the end of this course, successful students will achieve a CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting (Cert BA).

The CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting (Cert BA) is a recognised qualification, as well as a route to becoming a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA).


This course is offered on a distance learning basis, with access to required study materials and unlimited support from your personal tutor via email. Study at your own pace, wherever and whenever you choose.


Core Modules

CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting – Fundamentals of Business Economics module BA1

CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting – Fundamentals of Management Accounting module BA2

CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting – Fundamentals of Financial Accounting module BA3

CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting – Fundamentals of Ethics Corporate Governance and Business Law module BA4


  • Accredited by CIMA

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