Professional recognition

Lancaster University Management School is recognised by many leading professional and government organisations.

See below for some of the organisations that recognise our programmes.

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ESRC

LUMS' MRes and PhD programmes have been recognised for studentship purposes by the UK Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). This means that the LUMS research training programme meets rigorous quality standards, and that the standards of PhD supervision and the quality of the research environment meet ESRC's stringent requirements.

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Association of MBAs

Lancaster's Full-time MBA and Executive MBA programmes, and the MSc in Management, are all accredited by the Association of MBAs.

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ICAEW

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) provides professional exemption from some of its exams for students on Accounting and Finance undergraduate degrees.

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ACCA

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) provides professional exemption from some of its exams for students on Accounting and Finance undergraduate degrees and for the MSc in Finance and MSc in Accounting and Financial Management.

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ICAS

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) provides professional exemption from some of its exams for students on Accounting and Finance undergraduate degrees.

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CIMA

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) provides professional exemption from some of its exams for students on Accounting and Finance undergraduate degrees

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CFA

The CFA Institute has awarded 'Program Partner' status to the BSc Finance, BSc Accounting and FinanceMSc Finance and MSc Accounting and Financial Management.

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CIM

The Chartered Institute of Marketing provides entry to its professional qualifications for the MSc in Advanced Marketing Management, the Full-time MBA and the MSc in Management.