ICA Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Governance, Risk & Compliance

Professional Qualification


The ICA Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Governance, Risk and Compliance has been specifically designed as an advanced programme for senior industry practitioners. It has been created to build on your extensive existing experience by providing you with enhanced skills, knowledge and expertise. Completion of this course will help you operate at the highest level within your organisation. This course is endorsed by the British Bankers' Association.

  • Demonstrate the highest level of specialist knowledge and skills in your field
  • Drive your personal leadership ambitions
  • Develop new ideas, explore cutting-edge best practice and gain a global perspective
  • Achieve 'Certified Professional' status and become automatically eligible for Fellowship of the International Compliance Association (the highest grade of membership)

Suitable For

Heads of Compliance/Governance/Risk, Compliance Managers and senior GRC staff, Senior Risk staff, Senior Internal and External Audit staff, Company Secretaries, Accountants, Legal Practitioners, Regulatory Representatives, Company Directors/Board Members

See dates section
9-12 months

ICA Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Governance, Risk & Compliance

Date: See dates section
Cost: £6950 (+ local taxes if applicable)
See below for booking instructions


View upcoming tuition and assessment dates here

Entry Requirements

View entry requirements on the ICA course page

How Will You Be Assessed?

  • The production of 8 x 1500 word masterclass commentaries: these are summaries of the key learning points outlined in the masterclasses and its impact on your own practice, which forms the reflective journal.
  • First submission of each commentary will be reviewed by the Programme Director and feedback provided.
  • A three hour competency-based interview, using information describing your career to date and other evidence you wish to submit to map your knowledge, skills and experience against the National Occupational Standards

How And Where Can You Study?

The course takes 9-12 months to complete. It is a blend of self-study, research, attendance at masterclasses and high level interaction with other like-minded, senior practitioners.

  • Attendance at eight masterclasses
  • Two compulsory modules delivered by recorded webinar on research methodology and assessment preparation
  • Two mentoring sessions online

Masterclasses Held At Residential Weekends In Oxford

Teaching takes place over two condensed residential weekends in the world renowned University Centre of Oxford. Overnight accommodation and meals are provided including private dinners with guest speakers. This format is ideal for time-pressed professionals or those travelling from overseas.


£6950 (+VAT if applicable) - Residential Weekend (this price includes accommodation & meals)




How To Apply

Download the enrolment form here and email to PGDipSupport@int-comp.com or you can enrol online. Your application must also be accompanied by the following documents (and will not be reviewed until these are also received):

  • Job profile
  • CV
  • Organisational chart*

*If you are unable to provide an organisational chart or this does not apply to your role, please provide an explanation with your application.

Your eligibility for the course will be assessed before your enrolment is accepted.

Contact ICT

Tel: +44 (0)121 362 7534
Email: ict@int-comp.com
Fax: +44 (0)121 240 3002 

In order to study any ICA qualification you need to be a member of the ICA, joining our international professional community of thousands of like-minded individuals. The fee for ICA Affiliate Membership is £97 payable to ICA* and includes your assessment and access to invaluable knowledge resources that will help with your course as well as many other member benefits and services (view the list of membership services and benefits that you’ll receive here). Become an Affiliate Member.

The course fee is £6950 (+ VAT or local taxes if applicable) payable to our training partner. Students from certain low GDP countries receive a 15% discount on this fee. View list of applicable countries here.

Enrol online now.

*unless you are a member of the ICA already.