Memberships, Designations & Professional Courses


Applicants will be assessed on their education, training, knowledge, skill and experience (K.S.E.). Due consideration will be given to those who are qualified only by practical experience.

There are many people who, through no fault of their own, have not had the opportunity to gain academic qualifications during their careers. These people may also apply for membership based on their own individual merits, practical experience and position.

Membership of AMS will confer the following benefits:

 

* Use of the appropriate designatory letters.

* Professional status , recognition and designations

* A special Certificate or Diploma stating your Skills

* Option to study professional diploma courses

* Progression onto a degree programme

* Free E-Journal

* Advert in the journal when seeking a new position or

   recruiting for your own company

 

Membership Grades

Student Member - Stud.AMS (Cert.Ms)

 

The applicant should have completed the first year of a course of studies, be qualified to National Qualifications Framework (NQF) Level 3., or be receiving training on an apprenticeship. Foundation skills in occupations.

 

Associate Member - A.M.A.M.S. (Dip.Ms)

 

Applicants should have completed one of the following: NQF Level 5 Specialised Management Diploma, appropriate City and Guilds course, Business and Technology Education Council (BTEC), Scottish Vocational and Educational Training (SCOTVEC) or Scottish Qualifications Awards (SQA) awards. Also those with relevant qualifications and/or experience. Technician, skilled trades, crafts and professions, and supervisory occupations.

 

Full Member - M.A.M.S. (Dip.Ms)

 

Holders of NQF Level 6, appropriate City and Guilds course, BTEC or SCOTVEC/SQA awards. Foundation, Associate’s and Bachelor’s Degrees. Also those with relevant qualifications and/or experience. Skilled trades, crafts and professions; technical and junior management occupations.

 

Fellow - F.A.M.S. (Dip.Ms)

 

NQF Level 7 and Master’s Degree. Chartered, professional and senior management occupations. Also those with relevant professional qualifications and/or appropriate experience.

 

Company - CO.A.M.S.

 

Membership for company/institute as a whole

 

Chartered Fellow - Chartered F.A.M.S.

 

Postgraduate holders or equivalent with proven records of successful experience and professional knowledge in the specific industry, preferably with publications.

 

Specializations:

 

1. Chartered Fellow in Business

2. Chartered Fellow in Management

3. Chartered Fellow in Finance

4. Chartered Fellow in Capital Management

5. Chartered Fellow in Hospitality

6. Chartered Fellow in Actuary

7. Chartered Fellow in Estate Management

8. Chartered Fellow in Property & Facilities Management

9. Chartered Fellow in Nutrition

10. Chartered Fellow in Environmental Science

11. Chartered Fellow in Education

12. Chartered Fellow in Dentistry

13. Chartered Fellow in Psychology

14. Chartered Fellow in Music Production

 

Master Fellow - Master F.A.M.S.

 

Postgraduate holders or equivalent with proven records of successful experience and professional knowledge in the specific industry, preferably with publications.

 

Specializations:

 

1.Master Fellow in Psychology

 

Doctorate Fellow - Doctor F.A.M.S.

 

Postdoctoral holders or equivalent with proven records of successful research, preferably with publications.

 

Specializations:

 

1. Doctorate Fellow in Business

2. Doctorate Fellow in Management

3. Doctorate Fellow in Finance

4. Doctorate Fellow in Capital Management

5. Doctorate Fellow in Hospitality

6. Doctorate Fellow in Actuary

7. Doctorate Fellow in Estate Management

8. Doctorate Fellow in Property & Facilities Management

9. Doctorate Fellow in Nutrition

10. Doctorate Fellow in Environmental Science

11. Doctorate Fellow in Education

12. Doctorate Fellow in Dentistry

13. Doctorate Fellow in Psychology

14. Doctorate Fellow in Music Production


Designations

  • Chartered Building Surveyor
  • Chartered Building Engineer
  • Chartered Civil Engineer
  • Chartered Colourist
  • Chartered / Certified Designer / Fashion Designer / Fashion Design Director
  • Chartered Director
  • Chartered Dentist
  • Chartered Energy Engineer
  • Chartered Electrical Engineer
  • Chartered Engineer
  • Chartered Environmental Health Practitioner
  • Chartered Environmentalist
  • Chartered Forester
  • Chartered Geologist
  • Chartered Insurance Practitioner
  • Chartered Insurance Broker
  • Chartered IT Professional
  • Chartered Land Surveyor
  • Chartered Librarian
  • Chartered Linguist
  • Chartered Measurement and Control Technologist
  • Chartered Mechanical Engineer
  • Chartered Minerals Surveyor
  • Chartered Psychologist
  • Master Professional in Psychology
  • Doctorate Professional in Psychology
  • Chartered Property Manager
  • Certified Mobile & Satellite Communication Specialist
  • Chartered Manager (Casino & Shopping Mall)
  • Certified Manager (Casino & Shopping Mall)
  • Chartered Manager (Mobile Commerce)
  • Certified Manager (Mobile Commerce)
  • Chartered Manager (Professional Music Production)

Professional Courses (NVQ)

Professional Doctorate Diploma for Executive (Research Focus) (Level 8) (Endorsed by TQUK)

(Equivalent to Doctorate Degree)

 

The Level 8 qualification aims to enhance learners’ ability to question, analyse, evaluate, theorise and develop your professional management practice through the completion of in-depth research in business and management field. Learns are trained to critically applying techniques for carrying out business and management-related research and advanced academic enquiry and making informed decisions regarding complex and unpredictable business situations and management issues with personal qualities and transferable skills.

 

Module List:


1. Principles of Research

2. Research Methods

3. Developing Effective Literature Review

4. Analytical Techniques in Research

5. Professional Dissertation Project

 

A. Dissertation is required to submit for graduation.

B. Both Ph.D and Professional Doctorate graduate could be conferred the title "Dr.", but the two qualifications are not the same.

C. Graduates could apply for the Top-up DSc in Strategic Management with Universidad Central de Nicaragua (UCN), a member of ODAEE and IAU and GUIDE and signatory to the Earth Charter International UNESCO Chair

- Additional Module: Strategic Management

- Dissertation is required to submit for graduation

Professional Courses (RQF)

Level 8 Advanced Professional Diploma (Equivalent to Professional Doctorates)

 

The Level 8 qualifications aim to develop learners’ original practical, conceptual or technological understanding to create ways forward in contexts that lack definition and where there are many complex, interacting factors. Learns are trained to critically analyses, interprets and evaluates complex information, concepts and theories to produce new knowledge and theories.

 

Specializations:

 

1. Advanced Professional Diploma in Business Administration (Level 8)

2. Advanced Professional Diploma in Project Management (Level 8)

3. Advanced Professional Diploma in Psychology (Level 8)

4. Advanced Professional Diploma in Business Psychology (Level 8)

5. Advanced Professional Diploma in Engineering (Level 8)

6. Advanced Professional Diploma in Environmental Studies (Level 8)

7. Advanced Professional Diploma in Hospitality (Level 8)

8. Advanced Professional Diploma in Design (Level 8)

9. Advanced Professional Diploma in Developmental Education (Level 8)

 

 

Level 7 Advanced Professional Diploma (Equivalent to Master's Degree)

 

The Level 7 qualifications aim to develop learners to reformulate and use practical, conceptual or technological knowledge and understanding of a subject or field of work to create ways forward in contexts where there are many interacting factors. Learns are trained to critically analyses, interprets and evaluates complex information, concepts and theories to produce modified conceptions.

 

Specializations:

 

1. Advanced Professional Diploma in Business Administration (Level 7)

2. Advanced Professional Diploma in Project Management (Level 7)

3. Advanced Professional Diploma in Psychology (Level 7)

4. Advanced Professional Diploma in Business Psychology (Level 7)

5. Advanced Professional Diploma in Engineering (Level 7)

6. Advanced Professional Diploma in Environmental Studies (Level 7)

7. Advanced Professional Diploma in Hospitality (Level 7)

8. Advanced Professional Diploma in Design (Level 7)

9. Advanced Professional Diploma in Developmental Education (Level 7)

 

 

TQUK Level 6 Diploma in Business Management (Equivalent to Bachelor's Degree)

(Regulated by OFQUAL) (Qualification No.: 603/1143/5)*

 

This Level 6 qualification (50 credits included) is to develop the knowledge and understanding required for senior managerial and leadership positions in business. Learners will develop the ability to apply knowledge and understanding of business and management to complex issues, both systematically and creatively, to improve business and management leadership and practice in changing external context in which they operate.

 

Qualification Structure:

- Strategic Planning in Business

- Financial Management

- Managing Marketing Strategy

- Managing Human Resources

- Management Accounting

- Leadership in Organizations

- Managing Operations

- Project Management

 

*This qualification is developed in association with Training Qualifications UK

 

 

Level 6 Professional Diploma (Equivalent to Bachelor's Degree)

 

The Level 6 qualifications aim to develop learners to have advanced practical, conceptual or technological knowledge and understanding of a subject or field of work to create ways forward in contexts where there are many interacting factors. Learners should also able to understand different perspectives, approaches or schools of thought and the theories that underpin them and critically analyse, interpret and evaluate complex information, concepts and ideas.

 

Specializations:

 

1. Professional Diploma in Business Administration (Level 6)

2. Professional Diploma in Project Management (Level 6)

3. Professional Diploma in Psychology (Level 6)

4. Professional Diploma in Business Psychology (Level 6)

5. Professional Diploma in Engineering (Level 6)

6. Professional Diploma in Environmental Studies (Level 6)

7. Professional Diploma in Hospitality (Level 6)

8. Professional Diploma in Design (Level 6)

9. Professional Diploma in Developmental Education (Level 6)

 

 

Level 5 Professional Diploma

 

The Level 5 qualifications aim to develop learners to have practical, theoretical or technological knowledge and understanding of a subject or field of work to find ways forward in broadly defined, complex contexts. Learns are trained to analyse, interpret and evaluate relevant information, concepts and ideas. Learners should also able to understand different perspectives, approaches or schools of thought and the reasoning behind them after achieve the qualification.

 

Specializations:

 

1. Professional Diploma in Business Administration (Level 5)

2. Professional Diploma in Project Management (Level 5)

3. Professional Diploma in Psychology (Level 5)

4. Professional Diploma in Business Psychology (Level 5)

5. Professional Diploma in Engineering (Level 5)

6. Professional Diploma in Environmental Studies (Level 5)

7. Professional Diploma in Hospitality (Level 5)

8. Professional Diploma in Design (Level 5)

9. Professional Diploma in Developmental Education (Level 5)

Professional Courses (NQF/QCF)

Postgraduate Diploma (Level 7)

 

The Level 7 qualifications aim to develop learners’ original practical, conceptual or technological understanding to create ways forward in contexts that lack definition and where there are many complex, interacting factors. Learns are trained to critically analyses, interprets and evaluates complex information, concepts and theories to real world application and case studies.

 

Specializations:

 

1. Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration (Endorsed by TQUK)

2. Postgraduate Diploma in Project Management

3. Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology

4. Postgraduate Diploma in Business Psychology

5. Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering

6. Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Studies

7. Postgraduate Diploma in Hospitality

8. Postgraduate Diploma in Design

9. Postgraduate Diploma in Developmental Education

 

 

Advanced Diploma (Level 5)

 

The Level 5 qualifications aim to develop learners to have practical, theoretical or technological knowledge and understanding of a subject or field of work to find ways forward in broadly defined, complex contexts. Learns are trained to analyse, interpret and evaluate relevant information, concepts and ideas. Learners should also able to understand different perspectives, approaches or schools of thought and the reasoning behind them after achieve the qualification.

 

Specializations:

 

1. Advanced Diploma in Business Management (Endorsed by TQUK)

2. Advanced Diploma in Project Management

3. Advanced Diploma in Psychology

4. Advanced Diploma in Business Psychology

5. Advanced Diploma in Engineering

6. Advanced Diploma in Environmental Studies

7. Advanced Diploma in Hospitality

8. Advanced Diploma in Design

9. Advanced Diploma in Developmental Education

 

 

Diploma (Level 4)

 

The Level 4 qualifications aim to develop learners in a work role by providing underpinning knowledge of a

wide range of business administration activities and management knowledge.

 

Specializations:

 

1. Level 4 Diploma in Business Administration

 

 

Diploma (Level 3)

 

The Level 4 qualifications aim to develop learners with  the knowledge and skills required to undertake management roles in a range of business settings and basic knowledge including planning, allocating and monitoring the work of the team, supporting team members, managing conflict, resolving problems, managing physical resources, etc.

 

Specializations:

 

1. Level 3 Diploma in Management


FEES & ASSESSMENTS

Membership Application Fees:

Student Member
Associate Member
Full Member
Fellow
Company
Chartered Fellow

Doctorate Fellow

GBP100
GBP200
GBP250
GBP300
GBP500
GBP2,500 (Valid membership with over 1 year);
GBP5,000 (Non-member)
GBP3,000 (Valid membership with over 1 year);
GBP6,000 (Non-member)

Designation Application Fees:

Chartered Qualifications

GBP2,000


Assessments:
A. Interview (Face to face/Skype) by two AMS Qualification Panel members and one invited industrial specialist for 30 minutes on knowledge and experience assessment;
B. Examination (3 hours) OR Industrial Analytical Report (5,000 words)

Certified Qualifications

GBP1,000


Assessments:
A. Interview (Face to face/Skype ) by two AMS Qualification Panel members and one invited industrial specialist for 30 minutes on knowledge and experience assessment;

B. Written examination (2 hours) OR Industrial analytical report (3,000 words)

Professional Courses Application Fees:

For fees and assessments of professional courses, please contact us for more preferential and tailor made arrangement.