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Accreditation

University of Bradford School of Management is part of an elite group of business schools worldwide with the triple-crown of accreditations - AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS.


NHSnhs logo

Our School of Management MBA courses have been endorsed by the NHS Leadership Academy to deliver the NHS Master's in Business Administration (MBA) programme, as announced in a speech by the Secretary of State in 2016. 


AACSB

AACSB logo AACSB Accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide.

Less than 5% of the world's 13,000 business programs have earned AACSB Accreditation.

AACSB-accredited schools produce graduates that are highly skilled and more desirable to employers than other non-accredited schools.


AMBA

AMBA logo We were among the first business schools in the UK to receive portfolio accreditation for all our MBA programmes (including full-time, executive part-time and distance-learning MBAs) from AMBA (Association of MBAs).

All our Management MSc programmes are among the relatively small number of programmes to have received pre-experience master's in general management (PEMM) accreditation from the Association of MBAs (AMBA).


EQUIS

EQUIS logo We have the prestigious EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System) - the leading international system of quality assessment, improvement, and accreditation of higher education institutions in management and business administration, run by the European Foundation for Management Development.


CIPD

CIPD logo The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), the leading UK professional body for HR specialists, accredits our BSC (Hons) and MSc Human Resource Management programmes, in recognition of them meeting rigorous academic and professional standards. Our programmes provide the underpinning knowledge required to achieve professional levels of CIPD membership.


ACCA

ACCA logo The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) accredit our MSc in Finance and Investment, our MSc in Financial Management, our BSc in Accounting and Finance, our BSc in Economics  and our BSc in Financial Economics. This means that, by successfully completing your degree, you are eligible for exemptions from some ACCA fundamental level examinations.


CMI

CMI logo The School of Management is proud to hold Chartered Management Institute (CMI) accreditation. The CMI vision and mission is synonymous with our School's ethos, and we are an approved centre to offer qualifications at this level - a practical qualification for managers and leaders at any level within organisations.


CIPFA

CIPFA logo Our Accounting and Finance courses contain modules that are accredited by The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA), which means students will be exempt from professional examinations having already completed the requirement whilst studying with us.


CIMA

CIMA logo The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) is the world’s leading, and largest professional body of management accountants. Our Accounting and Finance and Economics courses contain modules that are accredited by the CIMA, which means students will be exempt from professional examinations having already completed the requirement whilst studying with us.


AIA

AIA logo The Association of International Accountants (AIA) is an international accreditation that is recognised across the world. Our Accounting and Finance and Economics courses all contain modules that are accredited by the AIA, which means students studying these modules will be exempt from professional examinations having already completed the requirement whilst studying with us.


CPA

CPA logo CPA Australia is one of the world’s largest accounting bodies, with a global membership. CPA covers the finance, accounting and business sectors. Our Finance and Accounting courses contain modules that are accredited by the CPA, which means students studying these modules will be exempt from professional examinations having already completed the requirement whilst studying with us.


ICAEW logo ICAEW

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) was founded in 1880 and has a worldwide presence within industry. We are proud to offer modules that are accredited by the ICAEW on our Accounting and Finance courses, which means students studying these modules will be exempt from professional examinations having already completed the requirement whilst studying with us.


CII

CII logo The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) is one of the premier professional organisations in the insurance and financial services industry. Our Accounting and Finance courses modules that are accredited by CII, which means students studying these modules will be exempt from professional examinations having already completed the requirement whilst studying with us.

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