Each year we enrol candidates at the start of January and July
but high demand for this dissertation based unit means that spaces
are limited. This is because of the amount of work involved in
assessing and accepting proposals and in marking and moderating
completed dissertations, all of which are undertaken by experienced
insurance market practitioners.
This is an advanced level qualification, specifically designed
for those working in the insurance market. It is ideally suited to
insurance market practitioners who wish to develop their research
skills and apply them in a specific subject area of relevance to
the insurance market. The unit requires study at a level equivalent
to Masters degree learning, reflected by the award of 50 credits on
completion, and as such we would advise entrants not to under
estimate the demands associated with its completion and to fully
familiarise themselves with the available (994) CII Certificate in
Insurance Market dissertation guidelines and instructions in
advance of entry.
Before purchasing this product please ensure that you have
conducted sufficient research and have a clear idea regarding the
scope of your research proposal and the research resources
available. Ideally the subject matter chosen should be capable of
being researched through relevant interviews and be supported by a
wide range of quality sources.
The Certificate is achieved by passing one unit - (994)
Certificate in Insurance Market Insurance Specialisation - which is
assessed by dissertation.
Candidates submit a 10,000-11,000 word dissertation, on a topic
of their choosing that is relevant to the insurance market and must
be completed within 18 months from the time of enrolment.
The Certificate in Insurance Market Insurance Specialisation
will allow you to:
- create learning matched precisely to your job role,
responsibilities and aspirations;
- develop your knowledge of issues particularly relevant to
insurance market practitioners;
- gain real understanding of a key chosen topic through in-depth
research and analysis, with potential to add business benefits for
your employer; and
- indicate to your employer, clients and peer group your
commitment to professional development, helping you achieve your
Upon successful completion of the unit you will also be awarded
50 Advanced Diploma level credits which can be used to count
towards completion of other CII insurance qualifications, such as
the Diploma and Advanced Diploma in Insurance. The qualification is
regulated at Level 7 in the Ofqual Regulated Qualifications
Full details on what the dissertation involves together with
Frequently Asked Questions can be found in the 'This qualification
in detail' links on the right.
Certificate in Insurance Market Specialisation specification