Accreditations & history

Only 1 percent of business schools hold the 'Triple Crown' of international accreditations.

Victoria Business School is proud of its long tradition of strong links with overseas universities and international academic and professional bodies, and in a natural extension of those relationships continually seeks formal accreditations and certifications from international organisations.

Since the first commerce degrees were offered at Victoria University, a high proportion of our academic staff teaching and researching in business and economics has had experience working overseas. We also continue to attract many international students to our graduate, postgraduate, post-experience and doctoral programmes.

See also a brief timeline outlining the history of Victoria Business School.

'Triple Crown' accreditation

Victoria Business School is among just 1 percent of business schools worldwide that hold the 'Triple Crown' of international accreditations:

Other accreditations and certifications

The 'Triple Crown' accreditation held by Victoria Business School is further enhanced by specific programme recognition and accreditations from industry and professional bodies.


Our accounting programmes hold accreditations from:

To find out more, visit the School of Accounting and Commercial Law's accreditation page.


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Our tourism programmes were granted TedQual certification by the World Tourism Organisation in 2006 and gained re-accreditation in 2013, as well as new accreditation of its PhD programme. To find out more, visit the School of Management accreditation page.

Information Studies

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Information Studies programmes with an ARCR specialisation, which include the Master of Information Studies and the Postgraduate Diploma and Certificate in Information Studies, are recognised by the Records and Information Management Professionals Australasia.

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The Library and Information Association of New Zealand (LIANZA) also recognise the Master of Information Studies qualification with a LIBS specialisation.

School of Government


Our Master of Public Management and Master of Public Policy degrees taught by the School of Government gained accreditation in 2017 through the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA) certification standard in public service education.