Financial Studies

DipFS

REASONS TO STUDY THIS COURSE

  • The awarding body is the London Institute of Banking and Finance.
  • You are interested in a career in the Banking and Finance sector
  • Financial capability is an essential life skill and this course will help you make sound financial decisions.
  • It will encourage you to become a sensible saver and understand financial planning.

 

WHAT YOU WILL STUDY

Year 1 Certificate in Financial Studies – Financial Capability for the Immediate and Short Term, Financial Capability for the Medium and Long Term.

Year 2 Diploma in Financial Studies – Sustainability of Individual Finances, Sustainability of the Financial Services System.

 

HOW YOU WILL BE ASSESSED

Exams based on a pre-released case study and e-tests.

 

PROGRESSION

Financial Studies gives you a good understanding about careers in financial services such as financial advisors, bankers and debt advisors. Many of these careers offer very comprehensive training pathways and careers for students. There are university courses in financial studies that offer a direct pathway of continued study in this field.