Qualifications Roadmap

Whether you are just staring out in your internal comms career, or rising to the challenge of being a trusted advisor, there is an IoIC qualification for you.

Accredited by Southampton Solent University, our professional qualifications are delivered to high academic standards in line with Higher Education requirements and result in a dual award from the IoIC and SSU. For more information on the Foundation or the Advanced Diploma, click the links in the table below.





IoIC Foundation Diploma in Internal Communication

Accredited by Southampton Solent University, this is an introductory level programme designed for those who are relatively new to internal communication.

Assessed at certificate of high education level (foundation)

IoIC Advanced Diploma in Internal Communication

Accredited by Southampton Solent University, this programme is for professionals who have a broader range of skills, knowledge and experience in an IC role. 

Assessed at undergraduate degree level (intermediate)

Masters in Internal Communication Management

Register your interest for the Masters in Internal Communication Management programme, designed for professionals aspiring to a strategic role.

Resulting in award of Master's degree



Master's in Internal Communication Management 

A Master's in Internal Communication Management will equip you for increasingly strategic roles, and provide you with the confidence, gravitas and practical aptitude to make a real impact in your business at a senior level. 

Working with the course team who lead the Master's qualification awarded to date by Kingston University, the IoIC is thrilled to announce the new academic home for this highly prestigious qualification as Southampton Solent University.

If you are a senior practitioner with the motivation and ability to work at a postgraduate level, then contact us to register your interest and to find out more, email [email protected] 
Need some advice?

The IoIC Professional Development team will be able to advise you on the best qualification for your specific needs. If you're wondering if a qualification is right for your experience and aspirations, call us on +44(0)1908 237564 or email [email protected] 

You can also download our Professional Development brochure here. 


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