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Exempt Qualification


The IBD provides exemption to graduates possessing a recognised BSc. or MSc. degree in brewing and/or distilling science. Exemption will allow candidates to enter the Master level examination(s) but it will not award the IBD Diploma in Brewing/Distilling qualification to the candidate. Those with the requisite qualification from the following institutions are exempt:




To apply for exemption candidates must complete an exemption application form, accompanied by a photocopy of their qualifications and payment of the exemption fee. Please note that to gain exemption applicants must be a member of the IBD. If you would like to apply for exemption from the IBD Diploma examination(s) please complete the application form below and return it to