We enjoy good relationships with universities across the UK and globally and there are a small number of universities that offer specialist degrees that link to our professional qualifications.

In this section

UK & Republic of Ireland

CII’s relationships with universities in the UK and Republic of Ireland


CII’s relationships with universities internationally

Standard award

Other subjects that allow you to claim our 'standard award', which gives credits towards our professional qualifications

Post-ACII progression

Agreements with a small number of UK universities that standardises progression from CII qualifications to a range of degrees

Benefits of direct liaison with the CII

Advantages of an awarding body liaising directly with the CII and further information.

Higher Educational (HE) Alignment

The CII has agreements with a number of UK universities that enable students to undertake CII professional qualifications at the academic rate alongside their degree.

Exemption eligibility

Check the most commonly awarded exemptions, or search our online exemptions database.