Accreditation

We are registered as an approved tertiary education provider by the University  Council of Jamaica and are a member of The Joint Committee for  Tertiary Education.  Our systems and structures have  been evaluated and found acceptable by several institutions, including:

The individual qualifications offered at our  institution have been evaluated and met the standards of various local and  international bodies.  These include:

Heriot-Watt University which was ranked in the top-25 out  of 122 UK universities in the authoritative ranking table “University guide  2010: University league table” compiled by the UK Guardian Newspaper (http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/table/2009/may/12/university-league-table). Edinburgh Business School had the most popular MBA programme in  Europe.

Heriot-Watt University has been granted the Royal Charter recognizing it’s status as a  registered United Kingdom university.

The Construction Project Management programmes of  Heriot-Watt University are accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Chartered  Institute of Building (CIOB)

The Civil Engineering programmes of Heriot-Watt  University are accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators of the Institution of  Civil Engineers, the Institution of Structural Engineers and the Institution of Highways and Transportation as  meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered  Engineer

The Heriot-Watt University programmes are recognized  internationally by the national quality assurance agencies in such diverse  places as Trinidad and Tobago, Hong Kong and Mauritius. We have submitted the required documentation to the University Council of  Jamaica seeking the local accreditation of these  programmes

International professional associations such as the  Institute of Management Accountants, the American Institute of Certified Public  Accountants, the Association of  Investment Management and Research, the  Chartered Institute of Marketing, the Chartered Institute of Bankers and the  Institute of Internal Auditors provide entry and/or exemptions to their  professional examinations for holders of Heriot-Watt University and University  of London degrees

Edinburgh Business School is recognized as a  Registered Education Provider by the Project Management Institute.  The Project Management course in their MBA programme is recognized as  meeting the educational standards required for project management  education

The psychology programmes of Heriot-Watt University  are recognized by the British Psychological Society.

The Computer Science programmes of Heriot-Watt  University are accredited by the British Computer Society.

The ABE Diploma in Business Management is accredited  by the University Council of Jamaica and the Qualifications and Curriculum  Development Agency (http://www.qcda.gov.uk/) of the  UK

The ABE Diploma in Business Information Systems is  accredited by the Qualifications and Curriculum Development Agency (http://www.qcda.gov.uk/)  of the UK

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