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Section 10: Professional accreditation and certification

10.Professional accreditation and certification

Details of professional accreditation of programmes, any associated requirements integrated into the programme, and any requirements for students.

10.1.Centre of Excellence

UCL is an ‘Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research’ (ACE-CSR), awarded by the National Cyber Security Centre, in partnership with the Research Councils Global Uncertainties Programme (RCUK) and the Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS.)


10.2.Accreditation of undergraduate programmes

BSc and MEng Computer Science

The BSc Computer Science, MEng Computer Science, and MEng Computer Science (International Programme) are fully or partially accredited by both the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) and the Chartered Institute for IT (BCS.)

MEng Mathematical Computation

The MEng Mathematical Computation is fully accredited by the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET.)


10.3.Accreditation and certification of postgraduate programmes

MSc Information Security

The MSc Information Security has received full certification from the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC.)

MSc Software Systems Engineering and MSc Financial Systems Engineering

The MSc Software Systems Engineering and MSc Financial Systems Engineering are partially accredited by the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET.) Both programmes are also accredited by the Chartered Institute for IT (BCS) for the purposes of fully meeting the further learning academic requirement for registration as a Chartered IT Professional [CITPFL]. This is also on behalf of the Engineering Council, for the purposes of partially meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer [CEng (partial fulfilment)].


10.4.Accreditation contacts

Queries relating to accrediation should be directed to the Accreditation Coordinator, Dr Denise Gose (d.gorse@ucl.ac.uk).


Updated: 29-09-2017