Accreditations and recognition
UTS Business School is a world-class leader in business education, featuring in the QS global top 100 for Accounting & Finance and Management & Business Studies, and in the global top 150 for Economics & Econometrics.
We have also been ranked 7th in the Asia/Pacific region and 3rd in Australia in the Top Tier Employability section of the 2017 QS Global 250 Business Schools Ranking.
Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) – administered by the Australian Research Council for the Federal Government – rates UTS Business School as “above world standard” and “well above world standard” in research areas such as applied economics, accounting, auditing, business and management. This places us equal 3rd in Australia.
In 2014, UTS Business School was awarded 5 Stars overall, achieving 5-star ratings in Employability, Engagement, Internationalisation and Diversity, and Facilities.
Importance of Accreditation
In order to give you the best possible head start in your career, UTS Business School actively seeks accreditation from nationally and internationally recognised bodies for both its undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.
When you graduate from UTS, you take with you not only the renowned reputation of UTS’ academic community, but also the practical, applicable skills required to meet the standards of the top institutions in your field.
Through our continuing engagement with industry,we ensure that our courses are kept up to date with relevant industry benchmarks, and that our graduates continue to be in demand for their work-ready, creative, and sophisticated capabilities.
AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
After a rigorous review, UTS Business School has been awarded extension of its AACSB accreditation – a status it first achieved in 2007 and which is held by less than 5 per cent of the world's business schools. The AACSB global accreditation standards require excellence in areas such as strategic management and innovation, learning and teaching, academic and professional engagement, and impactful intellectual contributions.
Accreditation confirms our commitment to quality and continuous improvement through a rigorous and comprehensive peer review and demonstrates our commitment to being benchmarked against international standards.
AHRI (Australian Human Resources Institute)
Our postgraduate Master of Business degree in HR Management and our undergraduate Bachelor of Business degree in HR management is accredited by the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI). Graduates are eligible to apply for AHRI Professional Member (MAHRI) status.
AMI (Australian Marketing Institute)
The following marketing courses have been successfully granted full accreditation by the Australian Marketing Institute. These courses provide graduates with the ability to develop a deep understanding of marketing so that managers can drive organisational growth through a profitable implementation of marketing thinking and strategies. They develop practical marketing competencies and essential skills to implement marketing-oriented strategies to boost company performance.
- Bachelor of Business with a Major in Marketing
- Master of Marketing
- Graduate Diploma in Marketing
- Graduate Certificate in Marketing
About the Australian Marketing Institute
The Australian Marketing Institute (AMI) is the peak membership body for professional marketers. Its key objectives are to provide representation and professional development for marketers and to advance the practice of marketing as a critical value-adding activity.
The Institute, as the voice of the marketing profession, has established strong links with business, academia and government. www.ami.org.au
Join as Student Member to gain access to members-only online resources and attend industry networking and professional events
CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst Institute University Affiliation Program)
In 2011 UTS Business School was awarded CFA Program Partner status by CFA Institute for our Master of Finance program.
CFTP (Certified Finance and Treasury Professional)
Graduates of these courses meet the educational requirements for membership at the level of Certified Finance and Treasury Professional (CFTP) as awarded by the Finance and Treasury Association (FTA).
Graduates of the Master of Strategic Supply Chain Management and Master of Strategic Supply Chain Management (Extension) who meet the specified conditions may apply for MCIPS, the globally recognised standard for procurement and supply management professionals.
Learn more about CIPS membership here.
ICAA (Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia)
Graduates of our accredited postgraduate accounting courses and undergraduate degrees in accounting satisfy the academic requirements for entry into the professional programs of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA).
Institute of Public Accountants (IPA)
Graduates of our accredited postgraduate accounting courses and undergraduate degrees in accounting meet the formal acacemic requirements for associate membership of the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).
Systems, Applications and Products in Data Processing (SAP)
UTS Business School is an official SAP Education partner, offering education and research in enterprise-systems and business intelligence.