Professional Exemptions

Depending upon your degree scheme and the modules that you choose you may be able to obtain exemptions towards professional qualifications after completing your degree with us.

Accounting and Finance Exemptions

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants  (ACCA)

The ACCA has awarded Aberystwyth Business School full accreditation for the BSc Accounting and Finance (N400), students will have the potential to graduate having already achieved the level of a part-qualified accountant, by registering with ACCA. Business School students also get a discount on their regsitration fees.

The ACCA accreditations for Business Finance (N310) have also just been extended and our degrees carry ACA, CIPFA and CIMA accreditations in addition to those from ACCA.


Our BSc Accounting and Finance (N400) degree scheme is ACCA accredited. Exemptions are currently available on the following fundamental level papers:

F1 Accountant in Business
F2 Management Accounting
F3 Financial Accounting
F4 Corporate and Business Law
F5 Performance Management
F6 Taxation   (currently under review)
F7 Financial Reporting
F8 Audit and Assurance   (currently under review)
F9 Financial Management


Note: a pass mark of 50% is required in all relevant modules


Further information about the ACCA qualification can be found here:

http://www.accaglobal.com/en/qualifications/glance/acca/overview.html

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy

Our BSc Accounting and Finance single, joint and minor degree schemes are CIPFA accredited. Exemptions are currently available on the following papers:

Certificate Level:

  • Financial Accounting (Financial Accounting 1,2 and 3 must be taken)
  • Management Accounting (Management Accounting 1,2 and 3 must be taken)
  • Financial Reporting (Financial Accounting 1,2 and 3 must be taken)
  • Audit and Assurance (The Role and Practice of Audit must be taken)

 Diploma Level:

  • Financial Management (Introduction to Financial Management and Corporate Finance must be taken)
  • Taxation (Taxation must be taken)

Further information about the CIPFA qualification can be found here:

http://www.cipfa.org/training-and-qualifications/qualifications/professional-qualification

Chartered Insurance Institute (CII)

Chartered Insurance Institute  (CII)


All of our Accounting and Finance, Business and Management, Marketing and Economics degrees are awarded:

30 Advanced Diploma level credits and
25 Non unit specific credits at Diploma level

Further information about the CII qualification can be found here:

http://www.cii.co.uk/qualifications/

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants  (CIMA)

The following courses are CIMA accredited:

BSc Accounting and Finance single honours degree scheme

Accounting and Finance major honours degree schemes

BSc Business and Management single honours degree scheme

Business and Management major honours degree schemes

Exemptions are currently available on the following:

http://www.cimaglobal.com/Starting-CIMA/Starting-CIMA/Exemptions/Exemption-Search/Aberystwyth-University-31/

Note: a pass mark of 50% is required in all relevant modules

Further information about the CIMA qualification can be found here:

http://www.cimaglobal.com/Study-with-us/

Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales  (ICAEW)


Our BSc Accounting and Finance single honours degree scheme and Accounting and Finance major honours degree schemes are ICAEW accredited.

Please see ICAEW's website for up to date credit information

Further information about the ICAEW qualification can be found here:

http://www.icaew.com/en/qualifications-and-programmes

Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS)

Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA)

Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators

Our BSc Accounting and Finance single honours degree scheme and Accounting and Finance major honours degree schemes are ICSA accredited.

Exemptions from the Chartered Secretaries Qualifying Scheme (CSQS)

Marketing Exemptions

Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)

Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)

Our BSc Marketing single, major and joint honours degree schemes are CIM accredited as part of the 'Dual Awards' scheme. Students are therefore exempt from 50% of the CIM Professional Diploma exams.

Further information about the CIM qualification