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BCS Foundation Certificate in Systems Development

Exam Details:

AssistKD does not offer public examination sessions for this certification. However, full details of the examination may be found below.
Examination type

A closed book multiple-choice examination.

Syllabus Summary

Candidates should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of systems development principles and techniques.

Key areas
  • Introduction to systems development
  • Lifecycle types
  • Business analysis
  • Requirements Engineering
  • Making a business case
  • Programming and development approaches
  • Systems modelling and specification techniques
  • Systems design
  • Systems architecture
  • Quality and Testing
  • Implementation and changeover
  • Evaluation and maintenance
  • Software support tools

There are no specific pre-requisites for entry to the examination, however candidates should be suitably prepared and possess appropriate knowledge of the key areas shown above.


Our Foundation in Systems Development course prepares you for this examination. The examination is taken at the end of the course.

This is a specialist certificate in the BCS International Diploma in Solution Development.

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