Accounting and Finance (CIMA Gateway)

Abertay University


Designed in collaboration with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), this programme will prepare you for a successful career in finance by enhancing the skills you need to succeed at management and strategic level within any organisation.

You will:

Develop a thorough and contemporary knowledge of the accounting and financial processes of an organisation and the ability to forward plan and effectively manage risk;

Gain knowledge of environmental challenges and trends, the opportunities and constraints these create, and how they impact on organisational decision-making and resource allocation;

Build on key skills associated with employment in high-performance organisations;

Work towards a Management Accountant qualification while completing your master’s degree;

Receive significant study support from CIMA. Your programme fees will include CIMA registration, your first year’s CIMA subscription fees, an attempt at the CIMA Management Case Study Exam, and access to and CIMAconnect online.

Entry Requirements

A good (minimum 2:2) accounting degree or an ordinary degree plus 'Operational Level' CIMA accreditation.

Start Date

September, January


Postgraduate Master's



Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

2 years


Graduate School

SCQF Level