BSc Accounting, Business Finance and Management accreditations

Our degrees in Accounting, Business Finance and Management (including the year in industry option) are professionally accredited by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).

ICAEW accreditation

Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

The ICAEW professional accreditation enables our graduates to claim exemption from the following Professional Stage papers of the ACA syllabus:

ICAEW paper

Modules required 

Minimum mark for each module

Accounting
  • Financial Accounting (2017 Graduates onwards)
  • Financial Reporting (2017 Graduates onwards)
50%
Business and Finance
  • Strategic Management 
  • Financial Reporting
  • Intermediate Management Accounting or Financial Management
  • Governance and Audit
  • Management and the Business Environment
Upper Second or First degree award or 50% is required in all of the modules listed
Principles of Taxation
  • Taxation Systems
50% 
Financial Management
  • Intermediate Management Accounting or Financial Management and Financial Reporting
  • Corporate Finance 
50%
Business Strategy
  • Strategic Management
50% 
Management Information  
  • Intermediate Management Accounting or Financial Management or Financial Reporting
50%

CIMA accreditation

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants

The CIMA professional accreditation enables our graduates to claim exemption from the following Professional Stage papers of the CIMA syllabus:

Subject Name

Subject level

Modules required

BA2 Fundamentals of Management Accounting

Certificate BA
  • Core: MAN000013C Management Accounting

BA3 Fundamentals of Financial Accounting

Certificate BA
  • Core: MAN000012C Financial Accounting (Year 1)

F1 Financial Reporting and Taxation

Operational
  • Core: MAN00041A Financial Management and Financial Reporting OR (MAN00016I-A Financial Reporting and MAN00017I-A Management Accounting)  

  • Core: MAN00001H Advanced Financial Reporting

  • Option: MAN00020H Taxation Systems

CIPFA accreditation

Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy

CIPFA is the only professional accountancy body exclusively dedicated to public finance in the world.

CIPFA, the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy, is the professional body for people in public finance. Their 14,000 members work throughout the public services, in national audit agencies, in major accountancy firms, and in other bodies where public money needs to be effectively and efficiently managed.

As the world’s only professional accountancy body to specialise in public services, CIPFA’s portfolio of qualifications are the foundation for a career in public finance. They include the benchmark professional qualification for public sector accountants as well as a postgraduate diploma for people already working in leadership positions.

Globally, CIPFA shows the way in public finance by standing up for sound public financial management and good governance. They  work with donors, partner governments, accountancy bodies and the public sector around the world to advance public finance and support better public services.

Exemptions may be obtained from:

CIPFA Paper Awarded on completion of:
Professional Certificate 
Financial Accounting Completion of Degree
Management Accounting Completion of Degree
Professional Diploma
Financial Management Intermediate Management Accounting, Corporate Finance
 Business Strategy Strategic Management, Business Planning
Taxation Taxation Systems