The IBD runs examinations for all its qualifications during the year.
Traditionally the General Certificate examinations are run in May and November of each year and comprise of a multiple choice examination, based on the learning material provided by the IBD.
For the Diploma and Master examinations, these are traditionally held in the first or second week of June each year and comprise of a single paper or multiple papers, however each examination comprises of a selection of short questions and long questions. The examinations are based on learning material provided by the IBD, but delegates are also required to read extensively on topics. Please go to the Learning Resources page for more information.
Note, that you need to have completed the Diploma qualification before attempting the Master qualification for a topic.
Please also note for the Diploma and Master examinations, you are required to be a member of the IBD and there is a separate cost for this, that is over and above the cost of the examinations.
For more information regarding the IBD examinations and for the latest dates for registration, fees and examination dates, please go to the IBD Examinations page. (https://www.ibd.org.uk/