Diploma Examination in Management of the Dead

The Diploma in Management of the Dead(DipMoD) was designed by Academy of Forensic Medical Sciences.

It is intended to demonstrate an understanding and knowledge of the main aspects related to the proper management of deceased persons in all circumstances and environments from when death occurs, until lawful disposal, and beyond. It also explains the processes involved in ensuring the dead are managed in a proper and dignified manner, including consideration for the needs of bereaved families.

The examination is open to all candidates who have successfully completed a course in Management of the Dead.

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Format of the Examination

The Examination will be conducted in English throughout and will consist of a written examination and a dissertation


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Deadline for receipt in the
Examinations Office of hard
copy application and fee :

Monday, 13th March 2017 at 5pm

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Due date for submission of
dissertations :

Wednesday, 20th September 2017
at 5.00pm

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Exam written papaer

Wednesday, 25th October 2017
at 10.00am

Examination Fee

Academic year 2017 - 2018

The examination entry fee is


The re-entry fee for the written paper is


The re-entry fee for the dissertation is



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A guide to the Diploma in
Management of the Dead
incorporating the regulations,
syllabus and the examination

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Policy for candidates seeking special examination arrangements

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Application Forms

Examination Entry Form A

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Special examination
arrangement Form C

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Examination re-entry Form B

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Pass list

2017 Pass List

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