What next? Your university and career options! | ABE UK

What next? Your university and career options!


You have gained your ABE qualification - congratulations and well done.  Here are some of the options available to you:

Progress with ABE

By going onto the next ABE Level you will build on the learning and knowledge gained in your proceding qualification, further improve your career prospects and widen the progression opportunities available to you.  Each level carries 120 credits and  match the stages of a Bachelors degree which means from Level 6 you can go onto a Masters. Go to the Qualifications section to find out more about your next ABE qualification.

Top up to a Bachelors or Masters degree

We have formal progression agreements with universities around the world, these provide a fast and affordable route to a related Bachelors or Masters such as an MBA. Typically, a Level 5 ABE qualification will get you onto the second or final year of a Bachelors degree, with a Level 6 you can onto the final year of a Bachelors or directly onto an MBA, potentially saving your time and money. Go to Find a University page for full details of agreements and entry requirements.

Universities which want more information about entering into a formal articulation agreement with ABE click here.


Employers value ABE because our qualifications develop practical workplace skills, a strong understanding of strategic business objectives and sound theoretical knowledge of business principles. This adds up to a winning combination that will make you a real asset in the workplace. Read the stories of our Alumni (past ABE students) to be inspired by their success.  You can also read more about how ABE alumni are making a difference at companies around the world on our Career Progression page.

Other professional studies

Should you wish to go on to specialise in a particular field, we have agreements with a number of sector specific professional bodies. Click here to go to the Professional Exemptions page.