Professional Accreditations

Brunel Business School’s Business and Management degree programmes are accredited by a number of the professional bodies.  Accreditation attests to the relevance and rigour of our curriculum.  Equally importantly, it also means our graduates are exempt from having to take a number of the examinations needed to qualify as an accountant or a chartered marketer.

Click on the relevant links below to view details of the exemptions:

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

Graduates of the Accounting pathway of the Business School's Business and Management degree programme, who decide they would like to qualify as an accountant via the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) are exempt from the following exams:

  • F1 Accountant in Business
  • F2 Management Accounting
  • F3 Financial Accounting
  • F4 Corporate and Business Law
  • F5 Performance Management  
The ACCA supports over 140,000 members and 404,000 students through a network of 83 offices and active centres worldwide. It aims to offer business-relevant, first-choice qualifications to people of application, ability and ambition around the world who seek a rewarding career in accountancy, finance and management. Visit www.accaglobal.com for more information on the accountancy profession and careers in accounting.

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants

Graduates of the Accounting pathway of the Business School's Business and Management degree programme, who decide they would like to qualify as an accountant via the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) are exempt from the following exams:

  • C01 Fundamentals of Management Accounting
  • C02 Fundamentals of Financial Accounting
  • C03 Fundamentals of Business Mathematics
  • C04 Fundamentals of Business Economics
  • C05 Fundamentals of Ethics, Corporate Governance and Business Law
  • E1 Enterprise Operations
  • P1 Performance Operations
  • F1 Financial Operations  
With 172,000 members and students in 165 countries, CIMA is actually the world's largest and leading professional body of management accountants.  CIMA's members and students work in industry, commerce and not for profit organisations. Visit www.cimaglobal.com for more information on the accountancy profession and careers in accounting.

Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales

Graduates of the Accounting pathway of the Business School’s Business and Management degree programme enjoy exemptions from the following papers subject to the conditions indicated:

ICAEW paper

Awarded on the basis of passes in

Minimum pass mark required for all modules

Accounting

  • M1052 Introduction to Accounting
  • Mg2112 Principles and Practices of Accounting

50%

Assurance

  • MG3014 Auditing

50%

Business and Finance

  • MG1051 Organisational Behaviour and Analysis
  • MG1054 International Business Environment
  • MG1052 Introduction to Accounting
  • MG3047 Strategic Management
  • MG2530 Management Accounting Planning and Control

Upper Second or First Class degree award
Or
50% in all the modules listed

Management Information

  • MG1052 Introduction to Accounting
  • MG2529 Management Accounting Decision Making
  • MG2530 Management Accounting Planning and Control

50%

Principles of Taxation

  • MG3027 Taxation

50%

Business Strategy

  • MG3047 Strategic Management

50%

Financial Management

  • MG3077 Strategic Financial Management

50%

Visit www.icaew.com for more information on the accountancy professional and careers in accounting

Chartered Institute of Marketing

The Marketing pathway of Brunel Business School’s Business and Management degree programme has been approved and accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) To provide direct entry onto the CIM’S Chartered Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing.  Visit www.cim.co.uk for further information about working in marketing.

Page last updated: Thursday 27 February 2014