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Qualifications » Advanced specialist diplomas

Advanced specialist diplomas

Advanced specialist diplomas consolidate the highest levels of knowledge and expertise and demonstrate evidence of expertise within a discipline, build upon the IBMS Higher Specialist Diploma and link to professional doctorates.

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Science, technology and best practice are constantly evolving and the Institute's qualifications allow you to update your skills and knowledge. Find out what an IBMS qualification can do for you and your career.

Advanced specialist diplomas consist of two parts:

  • Part one consists of the construction, submission and assessment of a portfolio.  This must be successfully passed before entry into part two.
  • Part two consists of a multi component assessment that is detailed in the discipline specific guidance to candidates.

Diplomas are available in cervical cytology, ophthalmic pathology and specimen dissection.

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