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Strategic Business Management (CIMA) MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Cima - Chartered Institute Of Management Accountants Business Studies Policy / Strategic Planning

Course type


Course Summary

This course gives you the opportunity to top-up your existing CIMA qualification to a degree level. The programme has been specifically designed to allow students to explore an area of their own interest and develop their commercial insight to become successful finance and business professionals. The one-year, online course is designed to enable professionals to continue with their busy lifestyle while gaining a further academic qualification. Students are given access to a comprehensive online system in which they have access to taught learning material, interactive features and access to further reading through MMU online library system. Alongside this, students are given continual one-to-one online support through email communication and Skype video calling from expert academic tutors to ensure they achieve their full potential. This MSc is an exciting opportunity for CIMA members to gain an advanced qualification that represents the next step on their professional ladder, or provides them with the opportunity to advance or change their career.

Different course options

Part time | Manchester Campus | 1 year | OCT-19

Study mode

Part time


1 year

Start date



The dissertation is your opportunity to undertake a significant applied research project into a particular business related issue of your interest. Building on the work you undertake in the Academic and Professional Development Unit, you will conduct original research, usually in an organisational setting, with a view to making practical recommendations for organisational practice and deepening the understanding of the issue among accounting professionals and commentators.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Applicants must be a registered CIMA member and hold current associate or fellow membership status.

University information

Manchester Metropolitan University is a great modern university located in the global city of Manchester, a city renowned for excellence, innovation, creativity and sport. The University has one of the widest range of postgraduate study options; from part-time to full-time, short courses to continuing professional development, Masters of Arts / Science and longer-term Research and PhD opportunities across many subject areas. Manchester is...more