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International Diploma in Business Analysis

  • Validate the knowledge, skills and capabilities you have gained so far
  • Attain an internationally-recognised certification
  • Choose to work towards the Diploma module by module, or take all the modules together in a bundled training programme
  • Exemptions for holders of IIBA, IREB or Organisational Context certifications. Find out more about exemptions

Who is it for?

  • The International Diploma is designed for business and IT professionals who want to demonstrate they have a detailed understanding of business analysis best practice

How do I get the diploma?

  1. You need to pass 4 modules
  2. Then sit an oral examination

What modules do I need?

What format is the oral exam?

  • Up to 50 minutes oral examination with two examiners
  • Questions will be based on topics defined in the oral examination syllabus and from your chosen specialist modules. The questions will require you to apply your business analysis knowledge and understanding to scenarios described by the oral examiners

How do I get this certification?

Book your oral exam

Once you have completed your 4 chosen modules you can book the exam with us

Where can I take the exam?

At one of our exam centres:

How much does it cost?

Exam price: £360 (£300 + VAT)

Take the complete training programme

You can take a bundled programme of courses with one of our approved training providers. You’ll find them across the UK and around the world.

  • Each module typically takes 3 days of classroom study followed by an exam
  • You can choose when you take each of the 4 modules

How much does it cost?

Prices for courses vary depending on your chosen training provider and course format.


What are the benefits of gaining a BCS diploma?

Demonstrate your practical experience and show you have the capabilities to be an effective business analyst.
Stand out from your peers by proving your dedication to your career and your ongoing professional development.
Validate your ability by gaining a qualification overseen by two leading practitioners in the world of business analysis.

An apprentice’s journey doesn’t stop once the scheme has finished, this is only the beginning as an IT Professional.

Satveer Kaur-Singh, Business Analyst, AXA Insurance

What's next?

Once you have the appropriate certifications, skills and experience, the next step is to work towards the Advanced International Diploma in Business Analysis.

Advanced International Diploma in Business Analysis

  • Designed for senior business analysts with at least 5 years’ experience
  • Validates your experience and expertise as well as your contribution to the wider business analysis community
  • To attain the Advanced Diploma you must gain 4 professional level certifications and complete a portfolio review

Read more about our Advanced International Diploma in Business Analysis

This qualification is not regulated by the following United Kingdom Regulators - Ofqual, Qualification in Wales, CCEA or SQA.