Enter for an exam

Examinations are held twice per year in March / April and September. Examinations are held at independent venues (often the British Council) and not the approved centre.

Register online!

BCS members can now register for the Higher Education Qualifications online. If you are not yet a BCS member, you can apply for membership and exam entry online by following steps 1 to 3 below. If you are already a BCS member, please move directly to step 3:

Step 1: Join BCS

Step 2: Register for MyBCS access

Step 3: Online exam registration form

Online registration is now available for September 2018.

This is currently available for Sri Lanka (B96 Colombo, B170 Jaffna and B114 Kandy) the UK and Mauritius.

For UK candidates, please note that the London venue (B107) is not available on Wednesday 26th September, however the Swindon venue (B136) is available as an alternative on that date.


Project Proposals

The online registration is now available for project proposals.

The session to use for this is April 2018. Please choose Unknown as your Approved Centre and B51 as the venue.

Email your receipt to exams@bcs.uk along with your project proposal.

Students from Mauritius will be unable to apply online.

Transfer of exams to another session

We can only transfer your examinations to the next available session, all requests MUST be made within 14 days of the date on your exam admission letter.

Please note: If your transfer is due to medical reasons, you are required to send us a medical certificate covering the dates in which you were due to sit your exams. This must be sent to exams@bcs.uk within two weeks of the date of your examinations.

Key dates

Exam periods 2018/2019
September March
Closing date for exam entry 15 July 2018
15 January 2019
Closing date for professional projects entry
31 August 2018
26 February 2019
Closing date for online entry
31 July 2018
31 January 2019
Closing date for projects proposals 31 August 2018 29 April 2019
Exam period 25 September - 29 September 2018
21 March - 1 April 2019
Results release date December 2018
July 2019

Candidates who have a successful Project Proposal outcome in the March 2018 session will be eligible to submit a project by the closing date in the September 2018 session.

Further information on the Professional Project in IT 

Note: The HEQ candidate fees are currently being reviewed for any modules due to be sat in the 2018 & 2019 sessions.