IMIS qualifications retirement notification

Important announcement

Following a review of the BCS qualifications, we have decided to withdraw the IMIS qualifications over a phased period of two years.

The Foundation Diploma qualification, level 3 will be withdrawn with immediate effect, therefore this will not be offered in the December 2016 session.

Please refer to the table below for final examination and submission dates.

2016-2018

Level 4
Level 5 Notes Date / Year of Retirement
Diploma
This is the final examination session offered at Diploma level 4 (includes resits for students from Dec 2016) - no exams at level 4 will be offered after this date. June 2017

Higher Diploma

Students have two examination sessions (December 2017 and June 2018) in which to complete the Higher Diploma.

Project Level 5

Dec 2017 - Final project submission

Jun 2018 – Project resits only


Higher Diploma This is the final examination session offered at Higher Diploma level 5 (includes resits for students from Dec 2017) - no exams will be offered after this date. June 2018
 
  • BCS will not accept any registrations / resits for the IMIS Foundation Diploma level 3.
  • BCS will still accept registrations / resits for the Diploma level 4 and the Higher Diploma Level 5, including project submission.

Please refer to our frequently asked questions (PDF).

IMIS

Quality assurance

We pride ourselves in the quality of our exam delivery. As part of standard quality assurance procedures we may conduct the following activities at any time:

  • Student questionnaires
  • Staff interviews
  • Audits
  • Site visits

If you would like to tell us about your experience of a BCS exam please contact us imis@bcs.org