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Creative Industries

For those working within elements of the media and education.

RPS Creative Industries qualifications are suitable for those working in the media including picture editors, art directors, curators, and designers as well as those within elements of education.

Those members who acquire an Creative Industries Qualification will also receive a Society Distinction. All members must use both their Creative Industries Qualification and Distinction together in that order.

Prices and Levels

  1. (QICI & LRPS) Qualified in Imaging in the Creative Industries & Licentiate: £42.50 For those with academic qualifications below degree level.
  2. (GICI & ARPS) Graduate in Imaging in the Creative Industries & Associate: £60.00 For those with a first degree.
  3. (AICI & ARPS) Accredited in Imaging in the Creative Industries & Associate: £60.00 For those with postgraduate experience in the creative industries.
  4. (ASICI & FRPS) Accredited Senior in Imaging in the Creative Industries & Fellow: £85.00 The senior professional qualification.

Useful Documents

Assessment Dates

Assessments for the Creative Industries Qualification are Open-ended, allowing you to apply at your leisure

Panel Members


Dr Michael Hallett ASICI FRPS - Chair
Matt Butson ASICI FRPS
Martin Keene ASICI FRPS
Dr Ed Smyth FRPS

Contact us

For help with your Creative Industries application, please contact:

Distinctions Department
Office Hours: 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday.