The main objectives of the British Academy
- To disseminate and expand the science of graphology.
- To act as an academic body for the science of graphology.
- To set the standards of the profession of graphology (qualifying and ethical).
- To act as the qualifying body, examining any candidates who wish to sit for the British Academy Diploma.
- To set the curriculum for the 2-year part-time Day Course, taught by The London College of Graphology. The course starts at beginner's level and leads to The British Academy Diploma.
- To offer a Correspondence Course leading to The British Academy Diploma.
- To provide a 2-year Postgraduate Training Programme leading to the Advanced Diploma of The British Academy.
- To provide postgraduate Workshops and Seminars for the bringing up to date of all graphologists.
- To promote the development of research of the Science of Graphology.
- To publish 2 times a year the Journal, "Graphology" of The British Academy and to supplement the Journal with a quarterly on-line newsletter.
- To publish literature on the science of Graphology and to translate the great classics of graphology as well as current original works through its publishing arm, "Scriptor Books".
The BAOG has its own Research Department currently working on several projects.