ICM Articulation Agreements with Universities

Many universities will offer direct access to the second and final years of a wide range of BA/BSc degrees for students holding ICM Diploma qualifications and Advanced Diploma qualifications. Access to Masters programmes also exist for those with ICM Graduate Diplomas and ICM Post Graduate Diplomas. In addition, ICM Certificate holders may be eligible for entry to Year 1 of appropriate degrees.
Subject to status and grades obtained, students holding ICM Diploma qualifications are accepted onto Undergraduate and Post Graduate degree programmes offered by institutions in continents across the globe.

Entry to the First Year

Application for entry to the first year of a relevant degree programme will be considered for those students who hold a relevant ICM Certificate programme. Grade requirements may be subject to local variation.

Entry to the Second Year

Application for entry to the second year of an Honours degree programme will be considered for students who have passed a relevant ICM Diploma programme and have met the following requirements:

  • obtained at least 24 Points from 8 subjects leading to the qualification
  • obtained at least a Grade C in all subjects in the Diploma

Entry to the Final Year

Students who have passed a relevant ICM Advanced Diploma programme will be considered for final year entry if they have achieved the following:

  • obtained at least 32 Points from 12 subjects leading to the Advanced Diploma
  • obtained at least a Grade C in all subjects in the Advanced Diploma

Entry to the Post Graduate Year

Students who have passed a relevant ICM Graduate Diploma programme will be considered for entry to Masters programmes if they have achieved the following:

  • obtained at least 12 Points from the final 4 subjects leading to the qualification
  • obtained at least a Grade C in all subjects in the Graduate Diploma

Converting ICM Subject Grades into Points

The following rules apply in relation to converting ICM subject grades into points:

  • an ‘A’ grade is awarded 6 points
  • a ‘B’ grade is awarded 4 points
  • a ‘C’ grade is awarded 2 points
  • a ‘D’ grade is awarded 0 points

Progression Routes

The Institute’s Awards may also be recognised by other leading professional examining bodies for either subject exemption or registration purposes. Details of this can be obtained from the appropriate examination bodies.