Training Course

  • Level 5 Diploma in International Trade

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    Course dates

    25 April 2017

    Institute of Export & International Trade



Course Summary

The Level 5 Diploma in International Trade (DIT) examines the ability of the student to manage the broader managerial aspects of International Trade and make the right decisions when problems arise.

The Diploma in International Trade is the core operational qualification for international trade professionals. Designed to fit around a full-time career, with online study supported by contact with tutors, webinars, video sessions and podcasts.

On successful completion of the Level 5 Diploma, students will qualify for Graduate Membership of the Institute and will be entitled to use the suffix of MIEx (Grad).

Synopsis of course

The Level 5 Diploma in International Trade consists of four modules.

1. International Marketing Strategy

2. International Logistics and Purchasing

3. Management of International Trade

4. Practical Global Trading

Drawing from the learning completed in previous modules, project work permits the student to choose an area of International Trade that best suits their individual and/or company requirements. With reference material and practical tutor support the student can move into a more specific area for their project.

Who should attend

19 years of age or over and successful completion of the Level 4 Diploma in International Trade (formerly Advanced Certificate in International Trade/ACIT). Candidates with an existing Degree from a recognised University and / or more than 5 years’ experience in international trade will be considered for direct entry to the level 5 Diploma.

If you have not previously been awarded the Level 4 DIT/ACIT qualification but wish to proceed direct to the Level 5 Diploma, please speak to the Professional Qualifications department on 01733 404400 or email

About the training provider

The Institute of Export & International Trade’s mission is to enhance the export performance of the United Kingdom by setting and maintaining professional standards in international trade management and export practice. This is principally achieved by the provision of education, training and practical business support services.

The challenging and often complex trading conditions in international markets mean that our role has never been more vital. The Institute continues to be committed to the belief that real competitive advantage lies in the competence of British businesses. Our future export growth must be underpinned by a sound foundation of knowledge.

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