This version of the award winning, internationally recognized qualification is specifically designed for candidates based outside of the UK. Written for the industry, by the industry, using live webinars, online forums, expert videos and podcasts, this is the definitive programme for newcomers who are ambitious to move to the next level. It’s a super-concentrated opportunity to gain an overview of the whole industry with just 30 hours of flexible online learning.
This version of the Foundation Certificate launches January 2019.
Individuals based outside of the UK with less than a year's experience in an advertising, marketing or communications role. From recent graduates in their first year to young professionals just starting out or people entering the industry from another profession.
View the full IPA Global Foundation Certificate syllabus
This qualification is delivered via 30 hours of online learning, delivered in 7 modules which can be accessed and downloaded when it suits you on any device or via the IPA app.
Gwyn March is the dedicated tutor for this qualification, available to answer candidate’s queries right up until their exam date.
This qualification is assessed via a formal 2-hour online exam, 3-hours in non-English speaking countries.
Candidates will need to answer five short-form essay questions. The pass grade for the final exam is 50%. Candidates who pass will be awarded a digital certificate of completion and 2 MIPA stars towards personal accreditation.
For more information or if you're unsure whether we are running an online exam in your country, email firstname.lastname@example.org - we’re here to help you as much as we can.