Degree accreditation

Creative Skillset Tick logoWorking with industry, Creative Skillset accredits practice-based degree courses that most effectively provide students with the skills and knowledge required by employers in the Creative Industries.

Courses that achieve accreditation are awarded the Creative Skillset Tick. The Tick is an invaluable signpost for potential students, apprentices and employers to indicate those programmes that provide the most up-to-date and relevant industry training and education. 

The Tick raises the profile of the accredited training in an increasingly competitive HE, FE and employment market.

Read more about the value of the Tick and what institutions awarded the Tick say about it.

Courses relevant to sectors across the Creative Industries are accredited by Creative Skillset in the following disciplines:

All accreditation schemes are currently open for applications.

See whether you are eligible for accreditation and how to apply.

Find out more about accreditation charges on our accreditation rate card (PDF).

Visit our course directory to see which institutions are already offering Ticked courses.

If you have any questions on Creative Skillset accreditation, please contact the Quality Team at 020 7713 9800 or at

Apply for the Creative Skillset Tick