ICM courses can provide students with access into a number of levels of a degree programme. Below is a table of ICM courses and their equivalencies:
|ICM Programme||Qualification equivalency|
|Single Subjects||Equate to pre-A Level qualifications. Any four Single Subjects can be converted to a Business Studies Group Certificate while eight can be converted to a Business Studies Group Diploma (by application only).|
|ICM Certificate||Equates to a pre-degree qualification (similar to A Levels, Foundation Certificate or Access programmes).Allows access to level 1/year 1 of an Honours degree.|
|ICM Diploma||Equates to level 1 of a degree.Allows direct entry into level 2/year 2 of an appropriate Honours degree programme.|
|ICM Advanced Diploma||Equates to level 2 of a degree.Allows direct entry into level 3 (final year) of an appropriate Honours degree programme.|
|ICM Graduate Diploma||Equates to level 3 of a degree.Allows direct entry into an appropriate postgraduate (Masters Degree) programme.|
|ICM Postgraduate Diploma||Equates to 120 credits at Masters level. Enables exemptions to be gained on appropriate Masters programmes such as the MBA.|
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These courses give students the opportunity to continue their studies at a university and to obtain a degree-level qualification once their study is complete.
The Institute of Commercial Management benefits from full recognition by the regulators of external qualifications in England – the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual).