Our partners in industry and the professions contribute to course development and teaching. Many of our courses are accredited by professional bodies. This means that when our graduates start work they can move quickly into a professional role. We have close links with the following professional bodies:
- The Association of Business Schools (ABS)
- Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
- The Bar Council
- Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
- Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS)
- Chartered Management Institute (CMI)
- The Law Society
As a member of The Association of Business Schools (ABS), we are part of a professional body which represents the leading business schools of UK universities. ABS is as an effective and independent network organisation for its members in areas such as policy development, promotion and representation, and training and development programmes.
The ACCA is the global body for professional accountants. It offers business-relevant qualifications to people seeking a rewarding career in accountancy, finance and management.
The University of Brighton is an ACCA Gold tuition provider. Find out more about our ACCA Professional Accountancy course.
The General Council of the Bar (known as the Bar Council) was founded in 1894 to represent the interests of barristers. As the Bar's governing body, its role is to promote and improve the services and functions of the Bar.
Our Postgraduate Diploma in Law is recognised by the Bar Council as a Common Professional Examination (CPE) course.
The CIPD is Europe's largest HR and development professional body. It is an internationally recognised brand with over 135,000 members across 120 countries.
The University of Brighton is a CIPD-approved training centre. Find out more about our Personnel and Development MSc.
The CIPS is a global organisation working for the purchasing and supply professions. Dedicated to promoting best practice, CIPS provides a wide range of services for the benefit of members and the wider business community.
Our Logistics and Supply Chain Management MSc is accredited by the CIPS. Graduates with sufficient work experience are automatically eligible for the internationally recognised MCIPS status.
The CMI is the only chartered professional body in the UK dedicated to promoting management and leadership excellence. They have more than 90,000 members.
Our Diploma in Management and Leadership have been developed in partnership with the CMI.
The Law Society represents solicitors in England and Wales. They help, protect and promote solicitors across England and Wales.
Our Postgraduate Diploma in Law is recognised by The Law Society as a Common Professional Examination (CPE) course.