COVID-19 coronavirus and HEQ
With the unprecedented global COVID-19 pandemic, the health and well being of our students, training providers, colleagues and staff is paramount. We have been closely monitoring developments in each country where BCS Higher Education Qualifications are delivered. Find out more about upcoming examinations
How to register
Step 1 - Become a member
If you’re already a BCS member, skip to Step 2.
Step 2 - Complete your booking
If you have any questions, view our FAQs below.
Exam key dates - 2021
|Session||Registration opens||Registration closes||Results released||Certificates released|
|November 2020||March 2021||4 June 2021|
|May||9 March 2021||23 March 2021||August 2021||TBC|
All exams are paper based, taking place in regional venues.
You can choose from a list of venues through our online registration portal.
If there is not a venue available in your region, please contact email@example.com.
No, you must first re-join as a member to book an HEQ exam.
Go to MyBCS and login, then select to re-join or apply for membership.
You will receive your admission email prior to your session, no later than a week before your exam date.
If you already hold a qualification that covers the HEQ syllabus, you may qualify for exemption from a particular module.
With our new booking service, you will receive your booking confirmation to gain entrance to the exam seven days before your exam date. Please only contact us within seven days of your exam if you have not received your confirmation.
If there is a system error when submitting an exam booking, you may receive the following message:
“Your payment has processed successfully. However something may have gone wrong processing your registration(s). Please contact Customer Service using order reference [********-****-****-****-************]"
The error message will contain your order reference. Please contact the Customer Service team and provide this reference. We will then contact you with further information.
If your payment was successful, you will receive a receipt via email.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org within two weeks of the date of your examinations.
Log in to our candidate portal and select ‘My Journey’ to view your available results and download your transcript.