Founded in 1904, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) is the global professional accounting body offering the Chartered Certified Accountant qualification (ACCA or FCCA). From June 2016, ACCA recorded that it has 188,000 members and 480,000 students in 178 countries. ACCA's headquarters are in London with principal administrative office in Glasgow. ACCA works through a network of 100 offices and centres and more than 7,100 approved employers worldwide, who provide employee development. 

ILM is part of the City & Guilds Group, providing qualifications for learners internationaly. ILM is the UK's leading provider of leadership, coaching and management qualifications and training.

City & Guilds is a leading skills development organisation, providing services to training providers, employers, and trainees across a variety of sectors to meet the needs of today’s workplace. Their qualifications are valued by employers across the world, helping individuals develop their talents and abilities for career progression.

CIMA is the world’s leading, and largest, professional body of management accountants. Our unique blend of management accounting, financial accounting and business-focused subjects produces competent and confident CGMAs who can lead their organisations to sustainable success.

For over 100 years, CIM (The Chartered Institute of Marketing) has been supporting, developing and representing marketers, teams, leaders and the marketing profession as a whole. As the largest professional marketing body in the world, CIM offers membership and career development, professional marketing qualifications, training courses and helps businesses grow with tailored support to enhance marketing capability.

DCU is a young dynamic and ambitious university, with a distinctive mission to transform lives and societies through its education, research and innovation. DCU has been the only university in Ireland to be featured in the QS Top 50 under 50 three times over the last 10 years. This leader board ranks the top next-generation and leading universities which has been established within the last 50 years. In the last nine years, it has twice been named by the Sunday Times, ‘Irish University of the Year’.