Depending on your pathway and the modules you study, you can gain accreditation from professional bodies and get exemption from professional exams.
BA (Hons) Business and Management (all pathways)
The CIM is the world’s leading professional marketing body with over 28,000 members worldwide, and a Royal Charter. Our BA (Hons) Business and Management students can gain exemption from the marketing module of the CIM Level 4 Professional Certificate in Marketing.
- Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) (Last confirmed: 2019, Renewal date: 2022)
The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), founded in 1919, is the world’s leading and largest professional body of management accountants. Bath Business School have secured professional body recognition of the BA (Hons) Business and Management which provides graduates with exemptions from the following:
CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting:
- Fundamentals of Business Economics
- Fundamentals of Management Accounting
- Fundamentals of Financial Accounting
- Fundamentals of Ethics, Corporate Governance and Business Law.
CIMA Operational Level:
- Organisational Management
- Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)/SAGE (Last confirmed: 2019)
Bath Business School has partnered with CIMA / SAGE who produce the UK's market leading accounting software, to offer an excellent grounding in computerised accounting. The qualification offers benchmarked skills that aim to enhance employability and business acumen.
Students who take the core Level 4 Managing Data module to have the option of taking the online test to achieve the CIMA accredited SAGE foundation certificate.
BA (Hons) Business and Management (Festivals and Events) and BA (Hons) Business and Management (Tourism Management)
- Institute of Hospitality (IoH) (Last confirmed: 2019, Renewal date: 2022)
The IoH is an international hospitality professional membership body for managers and aspiring managers who work and study in the hospitality, leisure and tourism industries. Established in 1938, the IoH helps more than 10,000 hospitality professionals in 100 countries grow their knowledge, professional profile and expertise by offering a wide range of high quality membership services.
Graduates are eligible to apply for the Associate (AIH) grade of membership, and following an assessment may also meet requirements for the member (MIH) grade.
- Chartered Association of Business Schools (CABS) (Last confirmed: 2019)
CABS holds a Royal Charter, and is the voice of the UK’s business and management education sector. CABS supports members to maintain world-class standards of teaching and research, and helps shape policy and create opportunities through dialogue with business and government.
Bath Business School is a member of CABS, and the Dean of Bath Business School, Professor Georgina Andrews, is the Vice-Chair of the CABS Learning, Teaching and Student Experience Committee.