Professional, vocational and university exams

With the British Council you can take exams for a range of qualifications awarded by UK professional bodies in areas such as accountancy and marketing. You can also take exams for several UK vocational qualifications and for degrees and diplomas offered by a number of UK universities. 

Listed below are some of the awarding organisations we administer exams for – click on the links to find out more about the qualifications they offer.

AAT

Association of Accounting Technicians

ABE

Association of Business Executives

ABRSM

Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music

ACCA

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

ACT

Association of Corporate Treasurers

AIA

Association of International Accountants

APMG

APMG International

AQA

Assessment and Qualifications Alliance

BCS

BCS - Chartered Institute for IT

BSC

British Safety Council

BMAT

Cambridge Assessment Admissions Tests

CAA

Civil Aviation Authority

CFA

Chartered Financial Analysts Institute

CII

Chartered Insurance Institute

CIM

Chartered Institute of Marketing

CIMA

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants

CIPD

Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development

CIPS

Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply

CISI

Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment

C&G

City and Guilds

GEM-A

Gemmological Association of Great Britain

ICAEW

Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

ICS

Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers

IOE

Institute of Export

IFA

Institute of Financial Accountants

IFS

Institute of Financial Services

IMIS

Institute for the Management of Information Systems

IFoA

Institute and Faculty of Actuaries

IoLET

Chartered Institute of Linguists

IWCF

International Well Control Forum

LCCI

LCCI International Qualifications

MRCP(UK)

Membership of the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom

MRS

Market Research Society

NCC

NCC Education

NEBOSH

National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health

Pearson

Pearson BTEC

PLAB

General Medical Council

RAD

Royal Academy of Dance

RCS Eng

Royal College of Surgeons of England

RSS

Royal Statistical Society

TCL

Trinity College London

UCEM

University College of Estate Management