Specialist Diplomas

Our Specialist Diplomas demonstrate your advanced competence in specialist skills like fire, offshore and seismic engineering.

How does it work?

To receive the Specialist Diploma you'll need to pass a 3.5 hour exam to assess your competence.

Entry is available to members and non-members of the Institution.

Applications to sit the exams are accepted throughout the year.

Diploma exam format

3.5 hours

Written and printed materials permitted

Calculator permitted

No other electronic devices permitted

Diploma exam fee

£240

Specialist Diploma: Fire Engineering

 

In this exam you will be asked to:

  • Provide a design appraisal with appropriate sketches, indicating two distinct and viable solutions for the proposed structure
     
  • Recommend the best solution, giving reasons for your choice

Next available exam:

TBC

 

 

Specialist Diploma: Offshore Engineering

 

In this exam you will be asked to:

  • Prepare a design appraisal with appropriate sketches indicating two distinct and viable solutions for the proposed structure
     
  • Recommend the best solution, giving reasons for your choice, and prepare sufficient design calculations to establish the form and size of all the principal structural elements

Next available exam:

09:30, Thursday 7 January 2021 

Registration closes: 20 November 2020

Apply now

 

 

Specialist Diploma: Seismic Design

 

In this exam you will be asked to:

  • Prepare a design appraisal with appropriate sketches, indicating two distinct and viable solutions for the proposed structure and the effects of a load on that structure
     
  • Carry out design checks on key members of the proposed scheme

Next available exam:

09:30, Thursday 7 January 2021 

Registration closes: 20 November 2020

Apply now

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