Gain a sound understanding of finance as you prepare for a career in accountancy. The course design enables you to gain specific professional accountancy body exemptions or to study topics which interest you. A paid one-year placement builds on the professional focus of the course, offering you additional experience and skills in real-world context: Course designed in consultation with leading employers and professional bodies. Achieve the CIMA Business Certificate after successful completion of year one. Gain industry-recognised certifications from CIMA, SAGE and Microsoft Excel. Qualify for exemptions from CIMA, ACCA and ICAEW professional exams.