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Specialist qualifications

Advance your career and upgrade your IBMS membership with an IBMS Specialist qualification

 

IBMS Specialist Diploma

The IBMS Specialist Diploma enables early-career biomedical scientists to demonstrate specialist level knowledge and skill in their chosen discipline.

The IBMS Specialist Diploma is a specialist professional qualification assessed with a portfolio of experiential learning, presentation and a laboratory tour and oral examination.

Find out more about the IBMS Specialist Diploma and how to apply.

 


IBMS Diploma in Biomedical Science 

The IBMS Diploma in Biomedical Science enables early-career biomedical scientists working in multi-disciplinary services to demonstrate specialist level knowledge and skill across biomedical science disciplines.

The Diploma in Biomedical Science is a specialist professional qualification assessed with a portfolio of experiential learning, presentation and an oral examination.

Find out more about the IBMS Diploma in Biomedical Science and how to apply.

 

Please note
The time limit for completing the Specialist Diploma and Diploma in Biomedical Science has been removed. However, there will be an expiry limit of 3 years on any outdated version of a portfolio from the date a new version is introduced. There is still a requirement for evidence to be current i.e. within 3 years of the examination. Evidence older than this will be discounted by the examiner.

 


IBMS Diploma of Specialist Practice

The IBMS Diploma of Specialist Practice enables early-career biomedical scientists working in research or reference laboratories to demonstrate specialist knowledge and skill within their chosen discipline.

The Diploma of Specialist Practice is a specialist professional qualification assessed by a written thesis of original work or research in the field of biomedical science.

Find out more about the IBMS Diploma of Specialist Practice and how to apply.

 

If you have any questions about the IBMS Specialist Diploma or IBMS Diploma in Biomedical Science please contact specialistportfolio@ibms.org.

If you have any questions about the IBMS Diploma of Specialist Practice please contact examinations@ibms.org.