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About IAB


IAB qualifications are OFQUAL regulated. The IAB team includes established academics from UK universities and industry experts who are responsible in overseeing our entire qualification development and assessment processes to meet our high standards.

IAB qualifications are designated higher education qualifications.

  • We are regulated and approved by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation).
  • We are a recognised Awarding Body by (QiW) Qualifications Wales & CCEA (Northern Ireland).
  • We are a full member of Federation of Awarding Bodies (FAB).
  • IAB is an AML supervisory body, and we are regulated by OPBAS, a subsidiary of the Financial Conduct Authority.


IAB diplomas – All our diplomas are management focused and blend core units in business with more specialist subject areas, like finance, logistics, marketing etc. They represent the latest in professional standards and provide opportunities for students to develop professional expertise. IAB has an outstanding history and an excellent global reputation. Our qualifications are designed to give you the best chance of achieving your full potential in your chosen career.

  • Our Professionally designed qualifications give you the knowledge and skills you need to excel as a professional manager.
  • IAB is a not-for-profit organisation, and we offer cost-effective high-quality qualifications.
  • IAB’s flexible & fast track routes to degrees/master’s degrees are a less expensive route to gaining a qualification.
  • Our Ofqual qualifications are recognised by colleges, universities, employers, and governments around the world.
  • For 50 years, learners around the world have been benefitting from IAB qualifications.

The qualifications have been designed to provide an ordered sequence of study that enables a student to progress from one academic level to another from UKHE recognised Level 4 (First Year undergraduate) to Level 6 (Final Year degree graduate) and a Level 7 diploma (i.e., Postgraduate Masters taught modules). This qualification extends the scope of IAB qualifications to doctorate level.

Why study with IAB

IAB has a 50-year history and an excellent global reputation. Our qualifications are designed to give you the best chance of achieving your full potential in your chosen career. Our suite of Qualifications provides a realistic and broad opportunity for learners seeking career and professional development.

To develop our qualifications in Business, we collaborated with a wide range of students, employers, higher education providers, colleges, and subject experts to ensure that the new qualifications meet their needs and expectations. Our qualifications are designed to adapt and develop in line with the needs and demands of employers now and in the future.

Our suite of Qualifications provides a rich mix of disciplines and skills development opportunities. Learners will gain insight into the functioning, objectives, and processes of organisations, appreciating their diversity and the influences and impact of external forces on them. The fast changing and complex business environment and different organisation’s ability to stay resilient and respond positively to change and opportunities will be explored.