At a glance
The BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT, Diploma in International Solutions Development, requires that delegates successfully pass the two mandatory core modules, one of a choice of knowledge-based specialisms and a one of a choice of practitioner-based specialisms. Once the above modules have been completed candidates must then sit and pass an oral exam with ISEB to gain the full International Diploma in Solutions Development.
Delegates have the flexibility to sit the modules within the International Diploma in Solutions Development in any order they choose, however having completed the four modular certificates delegates will need to book the Oral examination directly with the ISEB. The application form for which can be found here http://www.bcs.org/upload/pdf/bsd-dip-sd-regform.pdf. Candidates should also read through the guidelines for the Oral Examination International Diploma in Solutions Development found here http://www.bcs.org/upload/pdf/sddip-guidelines-oral_1.pdf
TWO REQUIRED COURSES - First take the two required courses, Systems Development Essentials and Systems Modelling Techniques (Structured or UML) and associated examinations.
ONE KNOWLEDGE BASED COURSE and EXAM - Then select one 'Knowledge-Based' course, from the options below. Please note that some of these courses do not include the exams and they must be booked separately using codes listed below.
ONE PRACTITIONER BASED COURSE and EXAM - Then select one 'Practitioner-Based' course, from the options below. Please note that 'Practitioner-Based' courses may not include the exams and they must be booked separately.
ORAL EXAM PREP WORKSHOP and EXAM
Once you have passed your 2 required, 1 knowledge-based and 1 practitioner-based exam from the courses above, this BCS Solutions Development Oral Examination Preparation Workshop should be attended prior to taking the Oral exam which is taken externally. QA can book this for you, please contact us for details.