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The BCS Advanced International Diploma in Business Analysis enables holders to gain independent, industry-wide recognition as a senior business analyst by demonstrating experience, expertise and contribution to the BA profession.

In a survey independently audited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, more people stated that they would recommend QA for their training over any other company.
Training Survey, November 2015 (482 Sample Size)

Your chosen route to your Advanced Diploma

Choose your required courses from People Skills, Business Skills and Analytical Skills professional course categories.

Courses at professional level can be taken individually and their prerequisites are often experience based. Please check the individual course outlines for details.

The Advanced Diploma itself can only be obtained by those already awarded the BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis AND 4 courses at professional level as follows:

  • 1 course from People Skills
  • 1 course from Business Skills
  • 1 course from Analytical Skills
  • An additional course from Business OR Analytical

All courses at QA include the required examinations.

Advanced International Diploma in Business Analysis pathway

After taking 1 People Skills, 1 Business Skills, and 1 Analytical Skills course, you must complete an additional course from Business OR Analytical before final submission.

= Required
= Certification

People Skills course (must take)

Take the 'BCS Professional Certificate in Stakeholder Engagement' course and then pass the associated exam.

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Remember to take one additional course from either the Analytical Skills or Business Skills courses listed above

To gain the diploma you must have taken the following:

  • 1 course from People Skills
  • 1 course from Business Skills
  • 1 course from Analytical Skills
  • An additional course from Business Skills OR Analytical Skills

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