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The BCS Professional Examinations - Computing and IT


British Computing Society (CBS) is the leading professional body for the Information Technology (IT) and Communications with members in over 100 countries. Trusted for its independence and integrity, BCS is the only Chartered Engineering Institution for IT professionals, which can award an internationally recognised professional qualification.
The Higher Education Qualifications provided by BCS are the essential qualifications for a career in computing and IT. Whether you seek greater job recognition, promotion or a new career direction, you'll find Higher Education Qualifications are internationally recognised, flexible and suited to the needs of the IT industry. Successful completion of the highest level of the examinations gives you a route to postgraduate study at many UK universities.

BCS - Computing is made up of the following stages:


Levels

Entry Requirements

Certificate in IT

  • Information Systems
  • Software Development
  • Computer and Network Technology

No formal qualifications are required, but applicants must demonstrate competence in the English Language. Candidates typically educated to UK GCE A-level standard.

Diploma in IT

  • Professional Issues in Information Systems Practice (Core module)
  • Computer Networks
  • Database Systems
  • IT Project Management

No formal qualifications are required, but applicants must demonstrate competence in the English Language. Candidates typically educated to UK GCE A-level standard and at least 19yrs old. Assumes knowledge of the Certificate in IT level modules (or exemption).

Professional Graduate Diploma in IT

  • Advanced Database Management Systems
  • Distributed & Parallel Systems
  • Management Information Systems
  • Network Information Systems

No formal qualifications are required, but applicants must demonstrate competence in the English Language. Candidates typically educated to UK GCE A-level standard and at least 19yrs old. Assumes knowledge of the Certificate in IT and appropriate Diploma in IT level modules (or exemption).



Session starts:

January, April, June and October.

Duration:

3 Years

BCS Contact Info

Address:
1st Floor, Block D, North Star House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1FA, UK

Telephone:  0845 300 4417  Email:  bcshq@hq.bcs.org.uk  Website:  http://www.bcs.org


Important BCS Dates

Registration

Exam Entry

Exam Date

15th January 15th January April
15th August 15th August October