Develop your knowledge and skills in Molecular Pathology
The IBMS Certificate of Expert Practice Distance Learning course in Molecular Pathology is delivered in partnership with the Ulster University.
It provides a theoretical introduction to molecular pathology and its application and is intended to support those who are already trained and experienced in a specific biomedical science discipline but who wish or need to extend their knowledge and understanding as the new molecular techniques are integrated into their work.
CEP Molecular Pathology course dates
We will start taking applications for the 2022 course in mid-August 2021. The course dates for 2022 are stated below. Please note that each module will last two weeks apart from the module in which Easter falls, which in 2022 is during module six, which following feedback from those who undertook the CEP in 2021, will last three weeks.
|Applications for 2022 open||W/C 17 August 2021|
|Closing date for applications||11 December 2021|
|Log-in details available||First week of January 2022|
|Introductory Module||7 January|
|Module 1||21 January|
|Module 2||4 February|
|Module 3||18 February|
|One week break||4 March|
|Deadline for submission of first assessment piece||10 March|
|Module 4||11 March|
|Module 5||25 March|
|Module 6||8 April|
|Exam Result Notification||6 June|
|Examination (Re-sits)||16 June|
|Deadline for submission of second assessment piece||17 June|
|Results Released||12 July|
|Certificates Sent Out||W/C 18 July|
.You will be awarded an IBMS Certificate of Expert Practice in Molecular Pathology on successful completion of the course
CEP Molecular Pathology how to apply
To undertake this CEP you must have active Member (MIBMS) or Fellow (FIBMS) status of the IBMS at the point of application and you must maintain your membership throughout the duration of the qualification. To apply you will need to submit to the IBMS via email to the IBMS Examinations Team:
- a completed Certificate of Expert Practice in Molecular Pathology application form
- your payment of £690 (for the 2022 intake)
Payment can be made via Purchase Order (which should accompany the completed application form) or by card payment. If you wish to pay by card, you will be contacted for your card payment details once the application form has been received.
On the application form you are requested to briefly describe why you are applying to undertake the qualification. Your application will not be accepted or rejected based on what is stated instead this information is being requested simply to enable us to understand your level of experience and the motivation for applying.
Please note that candidates will only be allowed to undertake one of the four distance learning courses at a time.