International Diploma
in Enterprise Risk Management 

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For 30 years, IRM’s International Diploma in Risk Management has been the global choice of qualification with risk professionals and their employers.

This post-graduate level qualification has been developed by internationally recognised academics and industry practitioners to provide you with the knowledge and skills to manage risk and maximise opportunities in any organisation.

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The Diploma aims to develop:

  • Your ability to design and implement risk management strategies.

  • Proficiency in selecting and applying the tools and techniques required to assess and treat risks.

  • A critical understanding of the relationship between risk management, governance, internal control and compliance.

  • Your ability to make informed risk management decisions for current and emerging risks, and to critically appraise real life case studies from different sectors and countries.

Course overview


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Course details

  • This Diploma is made up of 6 modules, the first 2 of which are studied in the International Certificate.
  • Students have three years to complete the Diploma modules from the date of initial enrolment onto module 3.
  • Diploma Graduates are eligible to apply for Certified Member (CMIRM) of the IRM and can use the title Certified Risk Professional after their name. 

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Entry requirements

Successful completion of the International Certificate in Enterprise Risk Management or the International Certificate in Financial Services Risk Management is required before progressing to Modules 3-6 of the Diploma.

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Examination Dates, Centres & Policies

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The enrolment period for the June 2020 exam session is now open until 31st December 2019


  • £665 per module.
  • For the duration of your studies you will need to pay your annual student membership (currently £72 per year).
  • Reduced rates are available for low GDP countries.

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What is included

  • Examination fees.
  • Core textbooks and study materials. These will be available from 1st September 2019 for the June 2020 exams.
  • Access to the online student resource centre - ‘The Study’.
  • Access to a Module coach and online LinkedIn study groups.
  • Automatic upgrade to GradIRM member upon successful completion.

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