Enjoy the benefits of studying a dynamic, combined programme that looks into the modern Business environment and Financial Services markets.? The combined elements of both Business and Finance will be particularly useful if you are looking to work in a Financial Service setting.
|Qualification name||Diploma in Financial Studies|
|Awarding organisation||The London Institute of Banking and Finance|
|Course type||Classroom based|
|Course start date||9th September 2024|
|Cost description||Funded for 16-18 year olds. Potential funding for 19+ learners depending on age and qualifications. Advanced Learner Loans possible for eligible 19+ students not qualifying for funding.|
A minimim of five GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including one of English Language or Maths OR a BTEC Diploma at Level 2 or above and GCSE English Language or Maths at grade 4 or above. Further specific information for course and course combinations are available on the USP Website.
This course is a mixture of two separate qualifications: The Business element consists of a BTEC Extended Diploma in Business, equivalent to approximately three A-Levels. The finance element consists of a Diploma in Financial Studies from the London Institute of Banking & Finance (LIBF), which is equivalent to approximately one A-Level. The LIBF Diploma in Financial Studies contains four units over two years. In year one you?ll concentrate on personal financial capability, and successful completion leads to an award of the Certificate in Financial Studies. In year two you?ll apply the skills and knowledge learnt in year one to a wider examination of the Financial Services industry.