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

The MRes and PhD programmes at LUMS 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 the 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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CFA

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

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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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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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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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Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport

The MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management is fully accredited by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.

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CIM

The Chartered Institute of Marketing provides exemptions from some professional exams for students on the MSc in Marketing.

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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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CMI

The Chartered Management Institute accredits the BBA Management and Management MSc, allowing students to gain the CMI Level 7 Certificate in Strategic Management and Leadership.

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Small Business Charter

LUMS has been awarded a Small Business Charter Gold Award – one of only three in the UK – in recognition of the role it has played in helping to kick-start British enterprise.