The STA Diploma is an internationally recognised two-stage qualification.
The first stage, Diploma Part 1, is a two-hour, 120 question, multiple-choice exam. Passing this exam is a recommended before taking the STA Diploma Part 2 exam, which is a three-hour, paper-based examination. Both exams must be passed in order to be awarded the STA Diploma. The Part 1 exam costs £300 if sitting in the UK and £325 overseas. The Part 2 exam costs £500 if sitting in the UK; £525 overseas. Overseas students also need to pay for the cost of the exam centre. We recommend using the local British Council who charge in the region of £160 local currency. Contact the STA office for more details on firstname.lastname@example.org or +44 (0)207 125 0038.