Professional Course


Professional or vocational qualifications have been designed to develop the skills students need to work in a specific industry or professional employment, and focus on improving a student’s ability to succeed in a particular occupation. They are also awarded by professional bodies within the relevant industry or sector.

Professional courses provide employers and employees with opportunities to engage with leading edge thinking in a format that is accessible and convenient.

There are many professional bodies that offer some form of qualification, for example:

  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • BSS- The Chartered Institute for IT
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIPD)
  • Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality (CTH)
  • Legal Practice Course (LPC)
  • Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC)
  • Association of Accounting Technicians ( AAT)

Entry requirements

  • GCE A levels, IB, BTEC Level 3, Extended Diploma, and Cambridge Pre-U Diploma. Higher secondary Certificate.
  • All non-UK applicants must meet our English language requirements. For this course it is Academic IELTS (UKVI) of 6.0 overall, with no element below 5.5.