Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) - Partner Universities for students

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Accredited University Scheme for students

This scheme will provide you with improved access to ACT’s professional treasury qualifications. Take advantage of the exemptions offered to you.

As a student or graduate at one of our accredited universities, you will be able to:

  • boost your CV
  • improve your employability
  • increase your earning potential
  • diversify your finance career options

ACT Accredited Universities

Take a look here at the exemptions you are eligible for:

partner universities iconBirmingham Business School +
All students graduating from the MSc Financial Management programme will be eligible to gain a Dual Award for the ACT’s Certificate in Treasury Fundamentals qualification, the entry point on our qualifications pathway, and exempt from up to four of the Certificate in Treasury units as detailed below.

Certificate in Treasury Fundamentals (CertTF) – you are eligible to claim the award of Certificate in Treasury Fundamentals if you have passed the International Treasury Management module.

Certificate in Treasury (CertT) - you qualify for an exemption from:

Unit 1 The context of treasury - if you have taken and passed the following modules:

  • Corporate Financial Management
  • Financial Statement Analysis for Investors
  • Foreign Exchange and International Money Markets
  • International Treasury Management

Unit 3 Corporate finance - if you have taken and passed the following modules:

  • Corporate Financial Management
  • Financial Statement Analysis for Investors
  • Foreign Exchange and International Money Markets
  • Advanced Corporate Financial Management
  • International Treasury Management
  • Security Analysis and Valuation

Unit 4 Ethics, governance and regulation in treasury - if you have taken and passed the following modules:

  • Corporate Financial Management
  • Financial Statement Analysis for Investors
  • Foreign Exchange and International Money Markets
  • Advanced Corporate Financial Management
  • International Treasury Management
  • Ethics, Governance and Regulation in Treasury

Unit 5 Risk analysis and management - if you have taken and passed the following modules:

  • Corporate Financial Management
  • Financial Statement Analysis for Investors
  • Foreign Exchange and International Money Markets
  • Advanced Corporate Financial Management
  • International Treasury Management
  • Risk Analysis and Management

Full information on the exemptions are available in the Student Information Sheet

If you are ready to apply, please complete the exemption form below and read the information under 'What happens next'.

partner universities iconFachhochschule Wiener Neustadt GmbH
University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt +
All students graduating from the Masters in Treasury and Investment Programme, part of the Business Consultancy International (BCI) programme, will be eligible to gain the ACT’s Certificate in Treasury Fundamentals qualification and Certificate in Treasury qualification, and an exemption from Unit 1 of the Diploma in Treasury Management .

Certificate in Treasury Fundamentals (CertTF) - you are eligible to claim the award of Certificate in Treasury Fundamentals.

Certificate in Treasury (CertT) - you are eligible to claim the award of Certificate in Treasury. This enables you to advance directly on to the Diploma in Treasury Management - see our qualifications pathway

Diploma in Treasury Management (AMCT) - you qualify for an exemption from:

Unit 1 Corporate Finance for treasury.

Full information on the exemptions are available in the Student Information Sheet

If you are ready to apply, please complete the exemption form below and read the information under 'What happens next'.

partner universities iconHertfordshire Business School +
All students graduating from the BA Finance and BA Accounting and Finance programmes who have passed the Corporate Treasury Management module are eligible to:

  • claim the award of Certificate in Treasury Fundamentals (CertTF).
  • claim exemption from the Certificate in Treasury (CertT) and therefore start studying for the Diploma in Treasury Management (AMCT) straight after graduating.


    In addition, students graduating from the:
    - BA Finance programme who have passed the Corporate Treasury Management module AND Analysing Financial Statements module (formerly known as Analysing Financial Information) or
    - BA Accounting and Finance who have passed the Corporate Treasury Management module AND International Financial Management module are eligible to:

  • claim the award of Certificate in Treasury (CertT).

    BA Accounting and Finance graduates who have taken and passed the International Financial Management module; & BA Finance graduates can:

  • claim exemptions to the following Units in the Certificate in Treasury (CertT):
    Unit 1: Context of Treasury
    Unit 2: Cash & Liquidity Management
    Unit 3: Corporate Finance

    Full information on the exemptions are available in the Student Information Sheet

    If you are ready to apply, please complete the exemption form below and read the information under 'What happens next'.

  • partner universities iconKingston Business School +
    Depending on the modules you have completed you will be exempt from either one, two, three or four units within the Certificate in Treasury.

    Option 1: Certificate in Treasury for BSc Accounting and Finance graduates
    Successful BSc Accounting and Finance graduates qualify for two exemptions from the Certificate in Treasury Unit 1: The context of treasury and Unit 3: Corporate finance.

    Option 2: Certificate in Treasury for MSc Finance
    Successful MSc Finance graduates who have taken and passed the BA 7020 International Money & Finance module qualify for two exemptions from the Certificate in Treasury Unit 1: The context of treasury, Unit 2: Cash and liquidity, Unit 3: Corporate finance and Unit 5: Risk analysis and management.

    Option 3: Certificate in Treasury for MSc Accounting & Finance graduates
    Successful MSc Accounting & Finance graduates who have taken and passed the BA 7020 International Money & Finance module qualify for three exemptions from the Certificate in Treasury: Unit 1: Context of Treasury, Unit 2: Cash and Liquidity and Unit 3: Corporate Finance.

    Option 4: Certificate in Treasury for MSc Financial Business Management graduates
    Successful MSc Financial Business Management graduates who have taken and passed the BA 7101 Risk Financing module qualify for one exemption from the Certificate in Treasury: Unit 3: Corporate finance.

    Option 5: Certificate in Treasury for MSc Banking & Finance graduates
    Successful MSc Banking & Finance graduates who have taken and passed the BA 7020 International Money & Finance module qualify for three exemptions from the Certificate in Treasury: Unit 1: Context of Treasury, Unit 3: Corporate Finance and Unit 5: Risk Analysis and Management.

    Option 6: Certificate in Treasury for MSc Investment and Financial Risk Management graduates
    Successful MSc Investment and Financial Risk Management graduates qualify for two exemptions from the Certificate in Treasury: Unit 3: Corporate Finance and Unit 5: Risk Analysis and Management.

    Full information on the exemptions are available in the Student Information Sheet

    If you are ready to apply, please complete the exemption form below and read the information under 'What happens next'.

    partner universities iconMacquarie University +
    Depending on the modules you have taken students graduating from Masters of Applied Finance (MAppFin) programme will be eligible to:

    • gain exemption from the Certificate in Treasury Fundamentals (CertTF) qualification
    • gain a Dual Award for the ACT’s Certificate in Treasury (CertT) qualification
    • gain exemptions from Unit 1: Corporate Finance for Treasury, Unit 2: Risk Management for Treasury and Unit 3: The Treasury Manager of the Diploma in Treasury Management (AMCT) as detailed below.

    Certificate in Treasury Fundamentals (CertTF) – all Masters of Applied Finance (MAppFin) graduates receive this exemption.

    Certificate in Treasury (CertT) - MAppFin graduates who have completed the units Debt Capital Markets (DCM) and Corporate Treasury Management (CTM) can take up the award of the Certificate in Treasury.

    Diploma in Treasury Management (AMCT) - MAppFin graduates who have successfully completed the optional modules Corporate Treasury Management, Debt Capital Markets and the compulsory Professional Practice unit, receive exemption for the following Diploma in Treasury Management units:

    • Unit 1: Corporate Finance for Treasury
    • Unit 2: Risk Management for Treasury
    • Unit 3: The Treasury Manager

    Full information on the exemptions are available in the Student Information Sheet

    If you are ready to apply, please complete the exemption form below and read the information under 'What happens next'.

    How to apply for exemptions

    Step 1:Register or login to your ACT account
    You will need to register first to apply for exemptions. If you are already registered then you just need to login with your username and password. You can register of login when you click on the Exemption form at step 2.
    Step 2: Complete the Exemption form.
    You will be required to upload evidence of your prior learning in the form of a certificate and transcript with the year you qualified clearly visible.

    Have your credit/debit card details to hand, you will be required to make online payment through WorldPay.

    Exemption fees
    Certificate in Treasury Fundamentals (CertTF) – GBP 75
    Certificate in Treasury (CertT)
    By unit – GBP 100
    Diploma in Treasury (AMCT)
    By unit - GBP 120

    Plus any applicable sales taxes/VAT


    What happens next?

    • On submission of the exemption form you will receive an automated summary email of your selection and a worldpay emailed receipt.
    • Your exemption(s) will be processed within five working days and you will be sent a confirmation email.
    • If you want to book learning for a unit(s) you are not exempt from go to Where to study
    • If you are studying or taking assessments for CertT you will need to become a Student member of the ACT. For more information go to Membership while studying
    • If you want to book an assessment for a unit(s) you are not exempt from go to Assessment.

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