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: A specialist exam preparation training provider which exclusively focuses on those sitting professional body external examinations in the areas of accounting, tax, finance, actuarial and  short course continuing professional development.

BPP University: A UK degree awarding body providing its own undergraduate and postgraduate degree awards through its four Schools: BPP Law School, BPP Business School, BPP School of Health, and BPP School of Foundation and English Language Studies.

BPP Learning Media: A specialist publishing company that provides learning materials to support professional learning in 186 countries around the world.


Highlights

  • BPP University delivers career-focused undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes. BPP
  • Professional Education delivers professionally accredited accounting and financial qualifications and
  • over 450 professional development courses.
  • BPP University and BPP Professional Education has study centers across London and the UK, and international training centers.
  • BPP educates more than 50,000 business, accountancy and legal students a year.
  • More than 100,000 accountants have been trained by BPP since it began operating.
  • BPP has delivered professional apprenticeship programmes to employees in over 1,500 organisations ranging from SME’s to global companies since 2012.
  • BPP celebrates more than 200,000 alumni. 

Milestones

1976

BPP established to provide accountancy training. 

1987

Began listing on the London Stock Exchange. 

1991

BPP opened first UK study centre outside London. 

1991

BPP Law School founded. 

1993

BPP Learning Media established to produce study materials for BPP programmes. 

2000

Launched City Legal Practice Course. 

2004

Launched Pro Bono Centre for community legal services. 

2007

Degree-awarding powers granted to BPP University (BPP College as it then was) by the UK Government Privy Council. 

2009

BPP became part of Apollo Global, Inc. 

2009

BPP Professional Education launched the Online Classroom. 

2010

BPP Business School London City opened. 

2010

BPP College granted University College status, becoming BPP University College of Professional Studies Ltd. 

2010

BPP University Careers Service received Matrix Accreditation. 

2010

BPP won Education Investor Magazine Best Post-16 Education Provider Award. 

2011

BPP Learning Media learning materials earned Double Platinum seal of approval by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. 

2011

BPP School of Health launched. 

2012

Launch of BPP Professional Education’s fully interactive online learning experience Online Classroom Live. 

2012

BPP University underwent its regular six yearly institutional review by the UK Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA). The QAA confirmed that BPP University meet the standards expected of a UK degree awarding body and had examples of best practice in the sector. 

2012

BPP School of Foundation and English Language Studies Launched. 

2012

BPP Professional Education launched Professional Apprenticeship programmes in business, finance and law. 

2013

BPP Professional Education trained 9 out of 10 CIMA prize-winners in the November 2013 exams. 

2013

BPP University given permission to use the “University” title by the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills and officially became BPP University. 

2013

BPP won Education Investor Magazine Higher/ Professional Education Provider of the Year Award 

2014

Launched Career Development Guarantee offering our CIMA and ACCA students Free Professional Development courses in addition to their course.