CIMA 2025 Full Time Intake

CIMA 2025 Full Time Intake

2025 CIMA Full-Time Registration

Have you passed Grade 12? or Do you have a post-Grade 12 qualification?                

Register today to start your CIMA studies in 2025.

  • All you need is a pass in English and Mathematics
    • Students who have low marks in Mathematics but have done well in other subjects will be considered.
  • If you did Maths Literacy, you will need a minimum of level 4.
  • Alternatively, if you have a National Diploma, Degree in Accounting or Business related studies, you can apply to study with IMAS on a full-time basis.

 

What is CIMA?

CIMA is the world’s largest and leading professional body of management accountants. Our mission is to help people and businesses to succeed in the public and private sectors.

CIMA has more than 227,000 members and students in 179 countries. They work at the heart of business in industry, commerce and not for profit organisations. CIMA has strong relationships with employers, and sponsor leading research.

CIMA constantly update their qualification, professional experience requirements and CPD programme. This ensures that their members and students are first choice for employers who are recruiting financially trained business leaders.

CIMA is committed to upholding the highest ethical and professional standards, and to maintaining public confidence in management accounting.

 

Why Study CIMA

The CIMA Professional qualification is recognised worldwide as the most relevant global finance qualification for business.

Join a global organisation powered by two of the world’s leading accounting bodies (AICPA – the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and CIMA).

We work together to make management accounting the most valued profession in business worldwide.

As a CIMA-qualified professional, you will be able to drive business success. You will use your financial knowledge to influence strategic decisions and manage performance.

How long is the qualification? If you study towards the CIMA qualification on a full time basis at IMAS, it will take you three years to complete. Your studies will be broken-down as follows:

CIMA Levels Subjects Duration
1.    CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting 

Find out more about what you will learn

 Download the full syllabus

BA1:Fundamentals of Business Economics  This will take you a year. 

Two subjects in the first semeste ( February – June 2025)

 

 

Two subjects in the Second Semester              (August – November 2025)

 

BA2:Fundamentals of Management Accounting 
BA3: Fundamentals of Financial Accounting 
BA4:Fundamentals of Ethics, Corporate Governance and Business Law 
2.    CIMA Diploma in Management Accounting (Operational Level) P1: Management Accounting

 

F1: Financial Reporting and Taxation

 

E1: Organisational Management

 

This level will take you a semester.

 

February 2025 to November 2025

3.    CIMA Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting (Management Level)  P2: Advanced Management Accounting

 

F2: Advanced Financial Reporting

 

E2: Project and Relationship Management

 

This level will take you a semester.

 

February to June 2025

4.    Strategic Level  P3: Risk Management

 

F3: Financial Strategy

 

E3: Strategic Management

This level will take you a semester.

 

July to November 2025

 

 

new-syllabus

Do you want to know how to start?

You can apply today through downloading our application form.


 

Our Fees

  2025 Full-Time Fees 2025 Full-Time Fees 2025 Full-Time Fees
CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting R 28,800 R 33,120 R 38,088
CIMA Diploma in Business Accounting R 30,000 R 34,500 R 39,675
CIMA Advanced Diploma in Business Accounting R 30,000 R 34,500 R 39,675
CIMA Strategic Level R 33,000 R 37,950 R 43,643

 

Are you interested?

  • Fill in our application form and return it to us asap.
  • Registration is Open until the  25th January 2025.
  • For Full-Time students, registration is R 5000. And the remaining fees will be payable on a monthly basis over 7 months.
  • Edu-loan provides study loans to those that are interested in studying with us.

Overview of Public Universities in South Africa

Here's an overview of some public universities in South Africa, including general admissions requirements and estimated application periods. Keep in mind, specific program requirements and dates can vary significantly, so it's important to check each university's official website for the most current information.

University of Pretoria

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with minimum scores in specific subjects related to the chosen program; for international students, equivalent qualifications.
  • Application Period: Usually opens in March and closes at the end of July for most programs.

University of Cape Town

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with pass levels required for degree study; subject-specific requirements depending on the program.
  • Application Period: Application opens in April and closes at the end of July.

Stellenbosch University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required marks; some programs have additional testing.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and typically closes at the end of June.

University of the Witwatersrand

  • Admissions Requirements: Matriculation certificate with university exemption; required scores vary by faculty.
  • Application Period: Begins in March and ends on the 30th of September.

University of Johannesburg

  • Admissions Requirements: Matric exemption with a minimum APS score; specific subject requirements based on the faculty.
  • Application Period: Opens in April and generally closes by the 30th of September.

University of the Free State

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific marks for the program applied to; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Typically opens in April and closes at the end of August.

University of Venda

  • Admissions Requirements: Completion of the National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for diploma or degree studies; specific APS scores needed.
  • Application Period: Usually from May to September.

University of Fort Hare

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; certain programs may have specific requirements.
  • Application Period: Opens around May and closes at the end of September.

University of the Western Cape

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific performance levels; additional requirements for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Generally from May to September.

North-West University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; program-specific requirements may apply.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and usually closes by the end of August.

Rhodes University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate or equivalent; minimum academic performance in certain subjects.
  • Application Period: Applications open in April and close at the end of September.

Nelson Mandela University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; portfolio or additional tests for some faculties.
  • Application Period: Opens in April, with a deadline at the end of August for most programs.

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Opens in May and typically closes by the end of September.

University of Limpopo

  • Admissions Requirements: Senior Certificate with endorsement for diploma or degree courses; specific APS scores for different programs.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

University of Zululand

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for bachelor’s degree studies; specific score requirements for various programs.
  • Application Period: Usually between April and November.

Central University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores for the chosen field of study; additional criteria for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Application period generally starts in May and ends in October.

Vaal University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with a pass that qualifies for admission to bachelor’s degree, diploma, or higher certificate programs.
  • Application Period: Typically from May to September.

Walter Sisulu University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; additional criteria for certain faculties.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

This list provides a starting point for understanding the admissions landscape across South Africa's diverse higher education institutions. Given the variability in programs and requirements, it's crucial to consult each university's website for the most accurate and up-to-date information.