University Centre St Helens offers a range of internationally recognised qualifications accredited by the industry chartered bodies.

Accounting - Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)

Move forward in a financial career with an accountancy qualification from the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) delivered at University Centre St Helens. Open doors to chartered accountancy, university, career progression or becoming self-employed.

Accounting - Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) is the world´s largest and leading professional body of management accountants. They work at the heart of business and its members work in industry, commerce and non-profit organisations worldwide. You can study for a CIMA qualification right here at University Centre St Helens.

Logistics and Transport - Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT)

Logistics and Transport qualifications delivered at University Centre St Helens are accredited by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport. It's the ideal choice for individuals who are working in the logistics, transport and warehousing industry or are looking to break into it.

Human Resources - Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD)

Whether you're starting out or looking to progress in Human Resources, a Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) professional qualification is a great way to acquire the supporting knowledge and skills that are essential to becoming an effective Human Resources or Learning & Development Practitioner. University Centre St Helens pride itself on being a registered CIPD centre with teaching delivered by fully qualified CIPD fellows who hold extensive industry experience.

Purchasing and Supply - Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS)

CIPS courses are recognised as driving leading edge thinking and professionalism in procurement. University Centre St Helens qualifications have been developed by working closely with industry partners to ensure they reflect current, emerging and best practice in procurement and supply chain management.

Management - Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

Management courses delivered at University Centre St Helens are accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). CMI promotes the highest standards in management and leadership excellence allowing you to build on your management experience, strengthen your leadership skills and build your career.

University of Chester

University Centre St Helens has a very strong relationship with the University of Chester, it’s also the university centre’s largest partner. Students at University Centre St Helens have the opportunity to achieve a degree benefiting from both institutions’ expertise.

Enthusiastic and responsive, the University of Chester is committed to providing the very best in teaching, learning, research, student support and partnerships.

At the heart of the University of Chester vision is a commitment to: • ensuring a rewarding student learning experience.

  • teaching excellence.
  • developing the expertise of staff.
  • impacting positively on the lives of students, staff, wider community and beyond.


The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is proud to be working in partnership with University Centre St Helens to provide individuals with a range of learning opportunities in Higher Education.

As a student studying at a partner institution, you are still very much part of the UCLan community. You have the same status as on-campus students and can enjoy the benefits of facilities and services, including:

  • Library
  • Online resources
  • Sports centres
  • Student services
  • Student's Union

University Centre St Helens courses are also governed by the same entry requirements and course regulations as students at UCLan, which means that you can progress onto the University to complete your programme or to study for a higher qualification: for example, you can progress from a Foundation degree to an Honours Degree.