Accreditation Information

Many of our degrees are accredited by BCS - the British Computer Society. There are different levels of accreditation within the BCS.

CITP

This degree has been accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.  Accreditation is a mark of assurance that the degree meets the standards set by BCS.  An accredited degree will provide you with some or all of the underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills for eventual registration as a Chartered IT Professional (CITP).  Some employers recruit preferentially from accredited degrees, and an accredited degree is likely to be recognised by other countries that are signatories to international accords.

CEng/IEng

This degree has been accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT on behalf of the Engineering Council.  Accreditation is a mark of assurance that the degree meets the standards set by the Engineering Council in the UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence (UK-SPEC). An accredited degree will provide you with some or all of the underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills for eventual registration as an Incorporated (IEng) or Chartered Engineer (CEng). Some employers recruit preferentially from accredited degrees, and an accredited degree is likely to be recognised by other countries that are signatories to international accords.

CSci

This degree has been accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT on behalf of the Science Council.  Accreditation is a mark of assurance that the degree meets the standards set by BCS.  An accredited degree will provide you with some or all of the underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills for eventual registration as a Chartered Scientist (CSci).  Some employers recruit preferentially from accredited degrees, and an accredited degree is likely to be recognised by other countries that are signatories to international accords.

For more information: BCS Academic Accreditation