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The Foundation Diploma qualification, level 3 will be withdrawn with immediate effect, therefore this will not be offered in the December 2016 session.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

Exam Session
Modules
Offered
- Level 4
Modules
Offered
- Level 5
Points to Note
Dec-16 D1, D2, D3, D4, D5, D6
H1, H2, H3, H4, H5, H6 Students have two further examination sessions in which to complete the Diploma Qualification. (December 2016 and June 2017)
Jun-17 D1, D2, D3, D4, D5, D6

H1, H2, H3, H4, H5, H6

This is the final exam session in which we are offering the Diploma level 4 modules. There will be no further opportunity to continue / complete the qualification after this session.
Dec-17
H1, H2, H3, H4, H5, H6
Students have two further examination sessions in which to complete the Higher Diploma Qualification. (December 2017 and June 2018)
Jun-18 H1, H2, H3, H4, H5, H6 This is the final exam session in which we are offering the Higher Diploma level 5 modules (including H6 project resubmissions). There will be no further opportunity to continue / complete the qualification after this session.
 
  • Jun-18 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 from current students
  • BCS will not accept registrations from new students or from students who have not registered to sit examinations in the last three years.

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