IAB – your route to University?
Further your career ... study at university
If you have a clutch of level 3 IAB qualifications, you can now head to university to study for a higher degree. You won’t even need to follow the traditional ‘A’ level route. How come?
Numerous UK universities and professional institutes – including Chartered Accountancy bodies – accept IAB qualifications as entry points, or exemption towards qualifications.
With vocational qualifications already in the bag, studying at university can boost your long-term career prospects even more.
The University of Northampton
Do you hold both the IAB level 3 Diploma in Accounting and Advanced Bookkeeping and IAB level 3 Certificate in Cost and Management Accounting?
If yes, you can enrol onto the BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance programme at the University of Northampton. For more information about the course, please click here.
The University of Bolton
If you’d like to study near Manchester, the University of Bolton offers a brilliant opportunity. IAB members, who hold the following three diplomas at level 3, can study for the BA (Hons) Accountancy degree programme:
- Cost and Management Accounting diploma
- Accounting and Advanced Bookkeeping diploma
- Business Law diploma
The university also offers exemptions to IAB members who – as well as the above - hold a level 4 diploma in Financial Information for Managers and Accounting to International Standards
If English is not your first language, you can only gain entry to a UK university if you have taken the IELTS test - achieving a minimum score of level 6.
Want to settle in the UK?
If you are applying for residency through the Border Agency, IAB qualifications are recognised within the points-based immigration system.
If you’re not sure where to go from here, or need further advice about your choices, get in touch with the IAB team.