Κολέγιο CITY College
International Faculty,
CITY College.
Main Campus, Thessaloniki, Greece

Accreditation and Recognition

The University of Sheffield International Faculty, CITY College, is strongly committed to quality education and academic excellence. The Faculty is being officially accredited and recognised by top international accreditation bodies.

 

 

National Academic Recognition Information Centre (NARIC)

UK NARIC UK NARIC, the ‘National Academic Recognition Information Centre’ is the official national agency in UK which is responsible for the recognition of academic and professional rights and privileges of degree holders from UK Universities.

The degrees of the University of Sheffield that CITY College graduates receive are recognised and certified by UK NARIC.

UK NARIC is able to confirm that holders of the University of Sheffield degrees who studied at CITY College should be accorded the same professional and academic rights and privileges as any holders of any UK degree.

 

 

 

ACCREDITATION BODIES

The British Accreditation Council (BAC)

BAC CITY College was first accredited by the British Accreditation Council (BAC) for Independent Further and Higher Education in February 2001. The College received BAC’s re-accreditation in February 2007.

The official BAC’s Institutional Report states:
“…an overall excellent standard of provision in the areas assessed during the inspection…The College is highly unusual, if not unique, amongst independent higher education institutions in fostering an impressive research ethos which, in turn, underpins the quality of the teaching… the staff have academic qualifications and experience fully suited to a higher education institution...”

The British Accreditation Council (BAC) is an Independent body that acts as the British national accreditation agency for Independent further and higher education. Some organisations with nominees on the BAC council are:

  • The Quality Assurance Agency (QAA)
  • The Council of Validating Universities (CVU)
  • Universities UK (formerly CVCP)
  • The Standing Conference of Principals (SCOP)
  • The British Council

 

 

Association of MBAs (AMBA)

AMBA The Executive MBA programme run by CITY College, International Faculty of the University of Sheffield is accredited by the Association of MBAs. The programme satisfies each of the Association's rigorous MBA accreditation criteria.

Dr Robert Owen, Director of Accreditation and Business School Services at the Association of MBAs commented:"The Executive MBA is a result of a well established mutually beneficial partnership with the University of Sheffield. CITY College has excellent links with employing organisations throughout the region of South Eastern Europe which enhances the programme. The faculty are committed to research, consultancy and quality provision. The rigorous admissions process results in elitist students representing a top management cadre."

In addition, the postgraduate programmes MSc in Management, MSc in Management (Human Resource Management), MSc in Management (Logistics and Supply Chain Management), are also accredited by AMBA.

The Association of MBAs' accreditation service is internationally recognised as the global standard for all Masters of Business Administration (MBA), Doctorates in Business Administration (DBA) and Masters in Business and Management (MBM) programmes. AMBA currently accredits MBA, DBA and MBM programmes at 201 schools in over 70 countries.

 

 

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)

AACSBThe University of Sheffield Business and Management Bachelors and Masters programmes, and the Executive MBA at the International Faculty are accredited by AACSB.

AACSB International advances quality management education worldwide through accreditation, thought leadership, and value-added services. AACSB advances excellence in collegiate management education through world class accreditation and quality assurance services, conducts research to inform management education stakeholders and provides comprehensive services to assist schools of business to address management education challenges and improve quality.

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL BODIES

Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

CMI The University of Sheffield International Faculty, CITY College, is an Approved Centre of the CMI.

CITY College students completing the BA (Hons) in Business Studies (Marketing), the BA (Hons) in Business Studies (Management), the BA (Hons) in Business Studies (Accounting and Finance) and the BA (Hons) in Business Studies (Hotel and Hospitality) can receive two prestigious qualifications from one programme: the University of Sheffield degree and the Level 6 Diploma in Management and Leadership by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).

Also, our students completing the Executive MBA, the MSc in Management, the MSc in Management (Human Resource Management), the MSc in Management (Logistics & Supply Chain Management) and the MSc in Hotel and Tourism Management can receive two prestigious qualifications from one programme: the University of Sheffield degree and CMI’s most senior qualification: the Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership by the (CMI). Our graduates will also become members of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).
The Chartered Management Institute is the only chartered professional body that is dedicated to management and leadership.

 

 

BCS Accreditation and Exemption

BCS The first British Computer Society (BCS) visit to CITY College was carried out on 16th of April 2004 and accredited the programmes of Computer Science Department. Following an audit by a BCS panel in April 2009 CITY College was re-accredited and received a 5-year unconditional accreditation of its Computer Science programmes.

CITY College graduates may become members of the BCS. The undergraduate (bachelors) programmes of the Computer Science Department have been accredited as meeting the educational requirement for Chartered IT Professional (CITP) registration and partially meeting the educational requirements for Chartered Engineer (CEng) and Chartered Scientist (CSci) registration.

The BCS is the industry body for IT professionals, and a Chartered Engineering Institution for Information Technology.

 

 

British Psychological Society (BPS)

BCSThe BA (Hons) in Psychology programme offered by the Psychology Department of the University of Sheffield International Faculty, CITY College, is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS).

 

 

 

 


For Psychology Graduates only:

CITY College Psychology BSc graduates are eligible to seek graduate membership (MBPsS) of the British Psychological Society (BPS).

Visit BPS's official website.

 

The Health and Care Professions Council – HCPC is an official UK organization which acts as regulator and registers professionals who meet the standards for their education, professional skills, behaviour and health. 

Our Graduates of Bachelor in Psychology who continued their studies to Masters level and have been awarded our MSc in Counselling Psychology (along with adequate practical experience in a related field) or our MA in Counselling Psychology with a Practicum, can apply for registration to the Health and Care Professions Council – HCPC through the International route. Applications to the HCPC are examined on an individual case, thus registration is not automatic but subject to the applicant meeting all the conditions set by the HCPC (i.e. training, health and character of the applicant).

For more information regarding the registration procedure please visit HCPC's official website.
Example of HCPC Certificate

 

ΑΔΕΙΑ ΛΕΙΤΟΥΡΓΙΑΣ ΚΟΛΛΕΓΙΟΥ

Το CITY COLLEGE πήρε και νέα άδεια λειτουργίας από το Υπουργείο Παιδείας

-Ανακοίνωση Υπουργείου Παιδείας (27/7/2010)

 

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