Many of our degree programmes are accredited by the relevant professional bodies or institutions. Some of these accreditations offer a 'fast track' route to becoming professionally qualified in less time than other graduates.

Accountancy & Finance

Think Ahead ACCAAssociation of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

Accreditation of the undergraduate Accountancy & Finance and Accountancy & Business Law degree programmes at Edinburgh campus. To obtain the exemptions students must have completed the courses specified by Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) as part of their degree.

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)

Accreditation of the undergraduate Accountancy & Finance and Accountancy & Business Law degree programmes at Edinburgh campus. To obtain the exemptions students must have completed the courses specified by Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) as part of their degree.

Institute of Chartered Accountants Scotland (ICAS)

Accreditation of the undergraduate Accountancy & Finance and Accountancy & Business Law degree programmes at Edinburgh campus. To obtain the exemptions students must have completed the courses specified by Institute of Chartered Accountants Scotland (ICAS) as part of their degree.

Association of International Accountants (AIA)

Accreditation of the undergraduate Accountancy & Finance and Accountancy & Business Law degree programmes at Edinburgh campus. To obtain the exemptions students must have completed the courses specified by Association of International Accountants (AIA) as part of their degree.

Business & Management

Association of Business SchoolsAssociation of Business Schools (ABS)

The School is a member of the Association of Business Schools (ABS) and benefits from a network of business schools for sharing best practice as well as developing initiatives and policy.

Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)

Accreditation of undergraduate programmes in Business Management with Marketing. To obtain the exemptions students must have completed the marketing courses specified by Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) as part of their degree.

Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

Reduced cost student membership of Chartered Management Institute (CMI), benefits of which include access to dedicated online management resources & information sources for students.

Logistics

Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport  (CILT UK)

Our MSc degrees in Logistics and Supply Chain Management are accredited by the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport. Students who successfully graduate from the above degrees will receive an exemption from the academic requirements for membership at either Chartered Member or Member level of the CILT. There may also be a reduction in the length of experience that they would require. Find out more about CILT accreditation and membership in the link above.

Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS)

Our MSc degrees in Logistics and Supply Chain Management are accredited by the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply . Whilst you are studying you can join as a Student Member becoming an Affiliate Member and then Member (MCIPS).

Languages & Intercultural Studies

Conference Internationale Permanente D'Instituts Universitaires de Traducteurs et Interpretes (CIUTI)

Conference Internationale Permanente D'Instituts Universitaires de Traducteurs et Interpretes (CIUTI) is an international association of universities and institutes promoting excellence in Translating & Interpreting programmes, training and research. Membership requires fulfilment of strict criteria and is a distinct seal of quality. The School is one of only 4 members in the UK.

British Association of Lecturers of English for Academic Purposes (BALEAP)

The British Association of Lecturers of English for Academic Purposes (BALEAP) offers accreditation of our English for Academic Purposes courses thus providing a recognised assurance of quality and content.