Professional Accreditations

Professional Accreditations

One of the extra benefits of a degree from Hull University Business School is that many of them have industry accreditation. Find out more about the different professional bodies we work with, and see which exemptions you'd be eligible for.

As well as having an Executive MBA accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA), many of our programmes provide graduates with professional accreditation or membership of professional bodies and/or exemptions from professional examinations.

These qualifications enhance your degree and give you a head start in your chosen career.

Click the headers below to see more information about the accreditations for each professional body.

Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW)

Graduates will be granted the following subject-by-subject exemptions on the basis of the following modules being passed as part of their degree (up to 8 out of 15 exemptions):

ICAEW exemption Business School module 

Accounting

26309 Financial Accounting

26326 Financial Reporting

Assurance

26328 Auditing

26327 Information Systems in Accounting and Finance

Business and Finance

26302 Management and Organisational Behaviour

26303 Marketing

26300 Accounting and Finance

26309 Financial Accounting

26326 Financial Reporting

26328 Auditing

26205 Principles of Economics 1

Law 

26344 Company Law 

Management Information

26300 Accounting and Finance

26357 Management Accounting

26324 Advanced Management Accounting

Principles of Taxation

26335 Taxation 

Business Strategy

26177 Business Strategy for Accountants (Graduates up to 2015 only)

Financial Management

26355 Financial Management

26354 Current Issues in Financial Management

26356 International Finance

For exemption to be granted, a mark of 50% is required in all of the modules listed above - with at least 40% in all assessed elements. A blanket exemption for Business and Finance will be awarded as long as a 2:1 or 1st class degree is obtained.

You can find further details on the ICAEW website.

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)

Graduates will be granted the following subject-by-subject exemptions on the basis of the following modules being passed as part of their degree (up to 8 exemptions out of 14):

CIMA module Business School module

C01 Fundamentals of Management Accounting

26300 Accounting and Finance

26357 Management Accounting

C02 Fundamentals of Financial Accounting

26300 Accounting and Finance

26309 Financial Accounting

C03 Fundamentals of Business Mathematics

26304 Academic and Professional Skills

26357 Management Accounting

26355 Financial Management

C04 Fundamentals of Business Economics

26205 Principles of Economics 1

F1 Financial Operations

26326 Financial Reporting

26335 Taxation

26357 Management Accounting

F2 Financial Management

26326 Financial Reporting

26325 Advanced Financial Reporting and Theory

P1 Financial Analysis

26357 Management Accounting

26355 Financial Management

P2 Performance Management

26357 Management Accounting

26324 Advanced Management Accounting

You can find further details on the CIMA website.

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

The association has agreed that graduates on the following undergraduate programmes will be granted the following exemptions (up to the maximum 9 exemptions out of 14, or 8 out of 14 for BSc Financial Management). Exemptions marked with an asterisk (*) also apply to other Business School Bachelors degrees.

BSc (Hons) Accounting, BSc (Hons) Accounting and Financial Management and BSc (Hons) Financial Management degrees

Knowledge Level papers:

  • F1 Accountant in Business *
  • F2 Management Accounting and F3 Financial Accounting, exemption granted on graduation.

In addition, at the Skills Level on a paper-for-paper basis:

  • Paper F4 Corporate and Business Law on graduation (NOTE: not available to BSc Financial Management graduates)
  • Paper F5 Performance Measurement on the basis of Management Accounting (26357) and Advanced Management Accounting (26324 or 26144)
  • Paper F6 Taxation on the basis of Taxation (26335)
  • Paper F7 Financial Reporting on the basis of Financial Reporting (26326 or 26140) and Advanced Financial Reporting and Theory (26325 or 26142)
  • Paper F8 Audit and Assurance on the basis of Auditing (26328 or 26141)
  • Paper F9 Financial Management on the basis of Financial Management (26355) or Current Issues in Financial Management (26143)

 

Further details can be found on the ACCA website.

Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA)

BSc Accounting is accredited by CIPFA and provides exemptions from the following:

Certificate:

  • Audit and Assurance
  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Reporting
  • Management Accounting

Diploma:

  • Strategy and Policy Development
  • Financial Management
  • Taxation

 

Further details can be found on the CIPFA website.

Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS)

BSc Supply Chain Management (including professional experience and international year variants) and MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management are accredited by CIPS. 

Further information can be found on the CIPS website.

Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT)

BSc Supply Chain Management and MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management are accredited by CILT (UK).

Further information can be found on the CILT website.

Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)

Students studying on our marketing programmes have the opportunity to achieve CIM qualifications through the Graduate Gateway programme while studying, providing exemptions from CIM assessments if certain academic requirements are met*. This will fast-track the process of gaining invaluable professional qualifications from CIM, which can open up the door to increased earnings potential and a wealth of networking opportunities and resources - and will give you a considerable boost up the career ladder.

* A cost will be associated with this for Joint Honours students.

Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)

MSc Human Resource Management (full time or part time) or PG Diploma Human Resource Management provide accreditation and memebership from CIPD. Students are granted exemptions after passing all modules.

Further details can be found on the CIPD website.

* All universities are required to re-apply periodically to accrediting bodies to renew the accredited status of their programmes. Therefore exemptions listed may be subject to change at short notice.

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