There are two enrolment sessions each year for the Risk Management in Financial Services Qualification.
1 September to 31 December in preparation for the June examinations, and
1 February to 31 May in preparation for the November examinations.
Enrolment is now open in preparation for the November 2013 examinations. An application form can be downloaded here.
The course fees for the current enrolment session are as follows:
Standard UK rate - includes Induction Day and Revision
|IRM Partner Rate - includes Induction Day and Revision
Overseas rate - excludes Induction Day and Revision
Overseas Low GDP rate - excludes Induction Day and
*Members of the New Zealand Society for Risk Management (NZSRM) are entitled to a 10% discount when enrolling on the Risk Management in Financial Services qualification.
When you enrol on the Financial Services qualification you will automatically be registered as a student member of IRM.
The course fee includes the following:
- detailed course handbook
- essential learning materials
- online discussion forum
- previous examination papers
- Induction day
- one-day practical revision workshop (UK only)
- all IRM member benefits and services including access to the on-line resource centre, speciali interest groups and discounts on IRM and associated events
- entry to the examinations.
The Institute of Risk Management offers concessionary rates to students living, studying and sitting their examinations in one of the countries listed below.
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia, Aruba, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Botswana, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, China (People’s Republic of), Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Comoros, Congo (Democratic Republic of), Cote d’Ivoire, Cuba, Djibouti, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, French Polynesia, French Southern and Antarctic Lands, Gabon, Gambia (The), Gaza Strip, Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guam, Guatemala, Guernsey, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Martinique, Mauritania, Mauritius, Micronesia (Federated states of), Moldova (Republic of), Mongolia, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar (Burma), Namibia, Nepal, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Norfolk Island, Northern Mariana Islands, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Paracel Islands, Peru, Philippines, Pitcairn Islands, Reunion, Rwanda, Saint Helena, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Samoa, Sao Tome & Principe, Senegal, St Vincent & the Grenadines, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wake Island, Wallis and Futuna, Western Sahara, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Students meeting these criteria may pay the low GDP rate which is £1,235
IRM Member and Partner discounts
Members of SWERMA, NORIMA, MII, AIRMIC ALARM and the Chartered Quality Institute are eligible for a discount on the standard UK fee.
Existing members of IRM are also offered a 10% discount on the standard UK fee.
Induction Day and Revision Workshop
The Induction Day and the Revision workshop are designed to help students get the most from their studies and to prepare them for the examinations. They also provide a useful opportunity to meet with examiners and fellow students and to share information and experiences. Both events are held in the UK. Overseas students are welcome to attend for an additional fee, but must make their own travel and accommodation arrangements and are responsible for any associated costs. Please note that spaces on these events will be allocated on a strictly "first come, first served" basis.
If you are unsuccessful in your examinations you may apply to re-sit the failed module(s) in the following session. A re-sit fee per module is payable.
Overseas candidates in areas other than those listed may apply for a Special Examination Centre. The Special Centre application form together with full guidance notes can be downloaded here.
By enrolling on the Risk Management in Financial Services Qualification students will be deemed to have agreed to abide by IRM’s Code of Conduct and its Qualification and Examination Regulations. An overview of the Regulations can be found here. Please ensure you read these before submitting your application.
Liability of IRM
If the IRM, for any reason within or without its control, should find it impossible to hold any of its scheduled examinations, or if a candidate’s completed examination script is lost or destroyed, the Institute’s liability shall be limited to a complete refund of the fee paid in respect of the examination.