BPP®

BPP, through its business divisions, is a leading UK-based private education provider of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, professional certifications and continuing professional development courses. For over 35 years, it has helped thousands of professionals and employers achieve their respective goals in a variety of fields, including business, law, finance, tax and accountancy. It offers flexible study options—full- and part-time programs, accelerated courses, online and distance learning—taught by world-class instructors using award-winning learning materials. BPP teaches professionals across their career spectrum, from when they are just starting out, to long after they have graduated.

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Business Divisions

  • BPP Professional Education: Specializing in exam preparation for accountancy, tax, finance, actuarial and professional development
  • BPP University College: Comprised of a Law School, a Business School and a School of Health
  • BPP Learning Media: Providing business-focused learning materials in both printed and digital formats
  • Mander Portman Woodward: A leading independent fifth and sixth form college group
  • McTimoney College of Chiropractic: The only institution offering mixed-mode learning courses in chiropractic

Highlights

  • More than 200 degrees and professional qualifications, about 800 professional development courses
  • Seven London study centers, 18 regional UK locations outside of London, 14 international training centers
  • Educates more than 6,500 current business and legal students a year
  • Has trained more than 50,000 accountants since it began operating in 1976
  • More than 100,000 alumni

Milestones

1976

Alan Brierley, Charles Prior and Richard Price establishes BPP to provide accountancy training

1987

Listing on the London Stock Exchange

1991

First study center outside London opens

1991

Founding of BPP Law School

1993

Launch of BPP Learning Media to produce study materials for BPP programs

2000

Launch of City Legal Practice Course

2004

Launch of Pro Bono Centre for community legal services

2007

Degree-awarding powers granted by the UK Government Privy Council

2009

BPP becomes part of Apollo Global

2009

Online Classroom launches

2010

BPP Business School London City opens

2010

Granted University College status by The Department for Busines, Innovation and Skills, becoming BPP University College

2010

Careers Service receives Matrix Accreditation

2010

Wins EducationInvestor Magazine Best Post-16 Education Provider Award

2011

BPP Learning materials earn Double Platinum seal of approval by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

2011

Launch of BPP School of Health