Accreditation

The Management School is amongst an elite group of business schools to hold the gold standard triple accreditation.

Triple accreditation indicates that we hold accreditation from each of the main international accreditation agencies:


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AACSB

AACSB Accreditation Standards require a high quality teaching environment, a commitment to continuous improvement, and curricula responsive to the needs of businesses. This achievement means that not only has the Management School met specific standards of excellence, but has also made a commitment to on-going improvement to ensure that the institution will continue to deliver high quality education to its students.


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EQUIS

The School is also accredited by EQUIS, which is the leading international system of quality assessment, improvement and accreditation of higher education institutions in management and business administration.  Institutions that are accredited by EQUIS must demonstrate not only high general quality in all dimensions of their activities, but also a high degree of internationalisation and corporate connections.


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AMBA

AMBA is the highest standard of achievement in postgraduate business education. MBA students and graduates, Business Schools, and employers all recognise it as a gold standard.  AMBA's rigorous criteria and assessment process ensure that only programmes that demonstrate the highest standards in teaching, learning and curriculum design; career development and employability; and student, alumni and employer interaction achieve accreditation.  


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Professional Recognition

ULMS Rankings

The Economist

The MBA programme is ranked in The Economist’s ‘Which MBA?’ 2021 top 100 global ranking. 

CEO Magazine Global MBA rankings 2020

CEO Magazine

The MBA programme achieved Tier 1 Status in CEO Magazine’s 2020 Global MBA rankings.

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America Economia

The MBA programme is ranked in the America Economia 2021 Global MBA rankings. Schools are evaluated on their networking power in Latin America, innovation, multicultural experience, and international positioning in other rankings.

Small Business Charter

The Small Business Charter recognises excellence in supporting SMEs through offering expert advice and training to help small businesses grow.

Uploaded 2016. Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Exemptions for Accounting and Finance Programmes.

ACCA

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA): Exemptions for Accounting and Finance Programmes.

Athena SWAN

Athena SWAN

The Management School achieved Athena SWAN Silver status in December 2020.

MSc Occupational and Organisational Psychology BPS Accredited programme

British Psychological Society (BPS)

MSc Occupational and Organisational Psychology is a British Psychological Society (BPS) Accredited Programme.

Uploaded 2016. Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). Awarded to BA Accounting and Finance and BA Business Management.

CIMA

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA): Accounting and Finance BA  has exemptions from up to twelve papers from CIMA examinations.
Business Management BA has full exemptions from CIMA’s Certificate in Business Accounting & partial exemptions from operational and management level requirements.

Uploaded 2016. Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accounting (CIPFA). Exemptions for Accounting and Finance programmes

CIPFA

Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accounting (CIPFA): Exemptions for Accounting and Finance programmes.

Uploaded 2016. Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). Awarded to MSc Finance Investment Management

CFA

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA): Awarded to MSc Finance and Investment Management.

Uploaded 2016. Economics and Social Research Council (ESRC). Awarded to the MRes programme

ESRC

Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC): Awarded to the MRes programme.

Uploaded 2016. Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) graduate gateway- accredited to MSc Marketing

Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)

MSc Marketing has a Graduate Gateway exemption from the Strategic Marketing module on the Level 6 professional qualification. BA Marketing has exemptions from modules on the Level 4 Certificate in Professional Marketing and the modules on the Level 6 Diploma in Professional Marketing.

Uploaded 2016. Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS). Awarded to MSc Operations and Supply Chain Management

CIPS

Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS): MSc Operations and Supply Chain Management is an accredited programme pathway to become a fully qualified member of CIPS (MCIPS).

Uploaded 2016. Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT). Awarded to MSc Operations and Supply Chain Management.

CILT

Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport: Awarded to MSC Operations and Supply Chain Management.

Uploaded 2016. Project Management Institute (PMI). Awarded to the online MSc Project Management programme.

PMI

The University has been reviewed and approved as a provider of project management training by the Project Management Institute (PMI®). Specifically, the online MSc in Project Management abides by PMI® established quality assurance criteria and has been approved by the PMI to issue PDUs for the course modules.

Uploaded 2016. Chartered Institute of Professional Development (CIPD). MSc Human Resource Management is CIPD accredited.

CIPD

Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD): The Management School is now an approved CIPD Centre. MSc Human Resource Management is CIPD accredited. This applies to the Liverpool campus programme only.

ICAS

Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS): Accounting and Finance BA has exemptions from five Tests of Competence.

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Institute of Export

BA and MSc International Business programmes are accredited by the Institute of Export (IOE).

SportBusiness Postgraduate Course Rankings

MSc Sports Business and Management and The Football Industries MBA (FIMBA) both appear in the top 25 in the SportBusiness Postgraduate Course Rankings for 2021.  

The Times Higher Education and Wall Street Journal Rankings

The MBA programme is ranked number 28 in a ranking of the world’s best one-year programmes by The Times Higher Education and Wall Street Journal.