Qualification equivalency

ICM courses can provide students with access into a number of levels of a degree programme. Below is a table of ICM courses and their equivalencies:

ICM Programme Qualification equivalency
Single Subjects Equate to pre-A Level qualifications. Any four Single Subjects can be converted to a Business Studies Group Certificate while eight can be converted to a Business Studies Group Diploma (by application only).
ICM Certificate Equates to a pre-degree qualification (similar to A Levels, Foundation Certificate or Access programmes). Allows access to year 1 of an Honours degree.
ICM Diploma Equates to year 1 of a degree. Allows direct entry into year 2 of an appropriate Honours degree programme.
ICM Advanced Diploma Equates to year 2 of a degree. Allows direct entry into year 3 (final year) of an appropriate Honours degree programme.
ICM Graduate Diploma Equates to year 3 of a degree. Allows direct entry into an appropriate postgraduate (Masters Degree) programme.
ICM Postgraduate Diploma Equates to 120 credits at Masters level. Enables exemptions to be gained on appropriate Masters programmes such as the MBA.

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These courses give students the opportunity to continue their studies at a university and to obtain a degree-level qualification once their study is complete.

View exciting and varied sample progression routes available to ICM students.

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