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Professional Exemptions

Fast-track your career

'My degree has also given me a significant number of exemptions towards my CIMA exams and has prepared me well for working in a major international company.'
Nigel Hall, Business Analyst, Kimberley-Clark


Studying does not always end after graduation. Many organisations expect graduates to continue studying for professional qualifications during their career.

Many of the degree programmes at Aston Business School offer exemptions from some professional qualifications, enabling you to gain a competitive edge and fast- track your career development.

Depending on the programme and modules studied, Aston Business School currently offers exemptions from the following professional bodies:

  • Association of International Accountants (AIA)
  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
  • Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)
  • Chartered Management Institute (CMI)
  • Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA)

Exemptions may change from time to time. You are advised to check with Admissions staff regarding the current range of exemptions.

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