the British Institute of Graphologists

About The B.I.G. Diploma

Throughout the world graphologists are employed in many facets of professional, commercial and everyday life. The B.I.G. Diploma is an internationally recognised qualification for graphologists who wish to practise professionally under the auspices of the Institute.

The syllabus is based on the Hilliger system of handwriting analysis and is divided into three Parts. It has been designed to take students seamlessly through three stages in the learning process:

Part 1: “ Basic Principles of Graphology “ involves learning how people's individual characteristics may be identified through personal gestures in handwriting.

Part 2: “ Psychological Theories of Personality applied to Graphology“ here the process of observation and interpretation digs deeper through psychological exploration, giving a better understanding not only of how people behave but why they behave as they do.

Part 3: “ Applied Graphology“ covers how to apply this knowledge practically and effectively in a variety of everyday situations.

Please note that the B.I.G. are delighted to gift a special Achievement Award for exemplary papers at any level, at the discretion of the examiners.  The prize consists of a year's free B.I.G. membership.

Explaining the B.I.G. Method

Diploma and Syllabus 2021

Directory of Tutors

Hilliger Assessment Guidelines

BIG Worksheets 

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