Accreditations and Memberships
Kaplan Business School is formally recognised by a number of regulatory bodies and industry associations, thereby reflecting its status as a trusted Institute of Higher Education. Listed below are the most prominent of these institutions.
TERTIARY EDUCATION QUALITY AND STANDARDS AGENCY (TEQSA)
The Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency is Australia's national regulator for the higher education sector. Kaplan Business School as an Institute of Higher Education and each of its undergraduate and postgraduate courses are formally accredited by this globally recognised quality assurance and regulatory agency.
COMMONWEALTH REGISTER OF INSTITUTIONS AND COURSES FOR OVERSEAS STUDENTS (CRICOS)
The Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students lists all Australian education providers that offer courses to students studying in Australia on student visas. Kaplan Business School is officially registered by CRICOS to deliver each of its courses in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Adelaide to international students.
INDEPENDENT HIGHER EDUCATION AUSTRALIA (IHEA)
Independent Higher Education Australia is the peak body representing independent higher education providers in Australia. In addition to being a longstanding member, Kaplan Business School’s Academic Dean currently serves as a director on the IHEA National Board.
COUNCIL FOR AUSTRALASIAN TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY EDUCATION (CAUTHE)
The Council for Australasian Tourism and Hospitality Education represents the interests of higher education providers of tourism, hospitality and events education at undergraduate and postgraduate level in Australia and New Zealand. In addition to being a longstanding member, Kaplan Business School’s Academic Head of Strategy & Operations currently serves on CAUTHE’s Executive Committee.
INSTITUTE OF ANALYTICS PROFESSIONALS OF AUSTRALIA (IAPA)
The Institute of Analytics Professionals of Australia is the largest professional organisation for the analytics industry in Australia, incorporating business data, intelligence, data mining and related industries. Graduates of Kaplan Business School’s Master of Business Analytics courses are eligible to apply for IAPA certification as a student, which enables them to attend four chapter events per year and to receive member rates for educational courses.
CPA is one of the world's largest professional accounting bodies and issues the highly valued Certified Practising Accountant designation. Graduates of Kaplan Business School’s Bachelor of Business (Accounting), Master of Professional Accounting, and Master of Accounting are eligible for numerous exemptions that make them eligible for foundational membership of CPA Australia.
Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand is another large professional accounting body but one that issues the similarly highly valued Chartered Accountant designation. Graduates of Kaplan Business School’s Bachelor of Business (Accounting), Master of Professional Accounting, and Master of Accounting are likewise eligible for numerous exemptions that make them eligible for foundational membership of CA ANZ.
ASSOCIATION OF CHARTERED CERTIFIED ACCOUNTANTS (ACCA)
The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants is the global professional accounting body offering the Chartered Certified Accountant designation. Its headquarters are in the United Kingdom. As with the Australian-based accounting bodies, graduates of Kaplan Business School’s Bachelor of Business (Accounting), Master of Professional Accounting, and Master of Accounting are eligible for exemptions that make them eligible for foundational membership of ACCA.