Accredited courses

Every course at DMU is carefully designed to equip you with the skills you need to enter today’s competitive jobs market and flourish in your chosen career. 

170 of our courses are accredited by professional bodies, meaning you can gain significant exemptions from professional qualifications after graduation. 

You can see all of our accredited courses below.

Undergraduate courses

 

CourseAccreditation

Accounting and Finance BA (Hons)

Leicester Castle Business School is a Gold Status ACCA Learning Partner and accredited by CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants). You can qualify for exemptions and potentially gain a professional qualification at an accelerated rate from the following bodies:

  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)
  • The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
  • The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA)
  • The Association of International Accountants (AIA)
  • The Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT)

The Certified Practicing Accountants Australia (CPA)

 
Advertising and Marketing Communications BA (Hons)
  • Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Accredited Study Centre
  • Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Dual Award Status, providing you with exemptions from half of the CIM Professional Diploma in Marketing (subject to module selection)
  • Institute of Direct Marketing (IDM) Key Educational Partner, enabling you to study the IDM Certificate in Direct and Digital Marketing alongside your degree (subject to module selection) 
Architecture BA (Hons) RIBA accredited and prescribed by the ARB for exemption from ARB and RIBA part one examinations. CAA approved.
Audio and Recording Technology BSc (Hons) JAMES accredited
Biomedical Science BSc (Hons)

IBMS accredited

Business Law LLB Full exemption from next academic stage of professional qualification for solicitors and barristers
Business Management and Human Resource Management BA (Hons) CIPD accredited
Computer Games Programming BSc (Hons) BCS accredited
Computer Science BSc (Hons) BCS accredited
Economics and Finance BSc (Hons) Opportunities to gain exemptions from CIMA dependent on module choice
Forensic Computing BSc (Hons) BCS accredited
Forensic Science BSc (Hons) The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences accredited
Furniture Design BA (Hons) Institution of Engineering Designers (IED) accredited
Game Art Design BA (Hons) Skillset accredited
Global Finance BSc (Hons)

Leicester Business School is a Gold Status ACCA Learning Partner and accredited by CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants). You can qualify for exemptions and potentially gain a professional qualification at an accelerated rate from the following bodies:

 

  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)

 

Accredited by the CFA Society of the UK (CFA UK), this course provides solid knowledge for students aiming to gain the Investment Management Certificate (IMC). The IMC is the most widely recognised qualification of its kind in the UK and considered the profession’s benchmark entry-level qualification.

Global Leadership and Management BSc (Hons)

Accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

Human Communication - Speech and Language Therapy BSc (Hons)

Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) accredited, and provides eligibility to register with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) to practise as a speech and language therapist

Human Resource Management BA (Hons) CIPD accredited
International Marketing and Business BA (Hons)

DMU is a Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) and Accredited Study Centre and an Institute of Direct Marketing (IDM) Key Educational Partner 

Journalism BA (Hons) NCTJ accredited
Law and Criminal Justice LLB Full exemption from next academic stage of professional qualification for solicitors and barristers
Marketing BA (Hons)
  • Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Accredited Study Centre
  • Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Dual Award Status, providing you with exemptions from half of the CIM Professional Diploma in Marketing (subject to module selection)
  • Institute of Direct Marketing (IDM) Key Educational Partner, enabling you to study the IDM Certificate in Direct and Digital Marketing alongside your degree 
Midwifery BSc (Hons) Approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) – making you eligible to register with the NMC in your chosen field of practice. 
Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons) IMechE accredited
Nursing with Registration (Adult Nursing) BSc (Hons) Approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) – making you eligible to register with the NMC in your chosen field of practice. 
Nursing with Registration (Child Nursing) BSc (Hons) Approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) – making you eligible to register with the NMC in your chosen field of practice. 
Nursing with Registration (Learning with Disability) BSc (Hons) Approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) – making you eligible to register with the NMC in your chosen field of practice. 
Nursing with Registration (Mental Health Nursing) BSc (Hons) Approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) – making you eligible to register with the NMC in your chosen field of practice. 
Pharmacy MPharm (Hons)  General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) accredited
Product Design and Furniture Design BA (Hons) Institution of Engineering Designers (IED) accredited 
Product Design BA (Hons) Institution of Engineering Designers (IED) accredited 
Product Design BSc (Hons) Institution of Engineering Designers (IED) accredited 
Psychology BSc (Hons) The British Psychological Society accredited
Psychology with Criminology BSc (Hons) The British Psychological Society accredited
Psychology with Education Studies BSc (Hons) The British Psychological Society accredited
Psychology with Health Studies BSc (Hons) The British Psychological Society accredited
Software Engineering BSc (Hons) BCS accredited
Youth Work and Community Development BA (Hons) with JNC Professional Qualification

National Youth Agency validated. Professionally recognised by the Joint Negotiating Committee. 

 

Postgraduate courses
 Course Accreditation
Advertising and Public Relations Management MSc
  • Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) for a Dual Award, meaning that you can work towards achieving the CIM Professional Diploma in Marketing alongside your degree (subject to module selection)
  • Institute of Direct Marketing (IDM) Key Educational Partner, enabling you to gain exemptions by studying elective module ‘Direct and Digital Marketing’ 
Architectural Practice PG Dip RIBA and ARB accredited
Architecture MArch Hons RIBA and ARB accredited
Association of Chartered Accountants ACCA accredited
Energy and Sustainable Development MSc/PG Dip/PG Cert CIBSE and the Energy Institute accredited
Energy and Sustainable Building Design MSc/PG Dip/PG Cert CIBSE and the Energy Institute accredited
Executive MBA Accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI)
Forensic Accounting MSc This course offers exemptions from the Institute of Certified Forensic Accountants’ (Canada-USA), examinations and, for students who have the required three years’ practical experience, serves as a direct entry route to the Certified Professional Forensic Accountant certification.
Global MBA Accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI)
Health Psychology MSc/PG Dip/PG Cert The British Psychological Society accredited
Journalism MA/PG Dip NCTJ accredited
Management of Human Resources (CIPD) MA/PG Dip Gain Associate membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), the UK’s leading professional body for all HR practitioners. 
Management of Human Resources (CIPD) MA/PG Dip (part-time) Gain Associate membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), the UK’s leading professional body for all HR practitioners. 
Marketing Management MSc
  • Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) for a Dual Award, meaning that while you can work towards achieving the CIM Professional Diploma in Marketing alongside your degree (subject to module selection)
  • Institute of Direct Marketing (IDM) Key Educational Partner, enabling you to gain exemptions by studying elective module ‘Direct and Digital Marketing’
Nursing - Specialist Practice MSc/PG Dip with NMC Specialist Practitioner Qualification NMC accredited
Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (PGCertHE with NMC Recordable Teacher Qualification/NMC Recordable Teacher Qualification) NMC accredited
Software Engineering MSc/PG Dip/PG Cert BCS accredited
Specialist Community Public Health Nursing MSc/PG Dip NMC accredited 
Strategic and Digital Marketing MSc
  • Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) for a Dual Award, meaning that you can work towards achieving the CIM Professional Diploma in Marketing alongside your degree (subject to module selection)
  • Institute of Direct Marketing (IDM) Key Educational Partner, enabling you to gain exemptions by studying elective module ‘Direct and Digital Marketing’
Youth Work and Community Development MA Validated by National Youth Agency. Professionally recognised by the Joint Negotiating Committee. 
 
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