As an alternative to the ICSA qualifying programme exams, we maintain various dual-award partnerships with UK universities. These postgraduate qualifications cover the same core content as the ICSA qualifying programme and may offer fast-track opportunities and exemptions for students with relevant experience.
When you join a university programme, you should register as an ICSA student; this is the first step to becoming an ICSA member. As an ICSA student, when you complete the university programme, you can then go on to become GradICSA. This means that when you gain enough relevant work experience, you can apply to become a full chartered member of ICSA.
You need to apply to join the programmes with the universities, and you should contact them to directly to apply.
You will also need to register with us as an ICSA student in the first term / semester of your studies. When you start the university programme, we will be in touch with you to explain how you become registered as an ICSA student. If you want to find out more about this now, you can see a summary of the ICSA student and membership process.
If you are already a student doing a postgraduate qualification and you want to register as an ICSA student, you should: