The Diploma in Banking and Finance has been developed by London School of Business and Finance as an initial qualification for students aiming for a career in one of a wide range ofindustries, and/or for students aiming for a Higher Education qualification in a subject allied to Banking and Finance.
The main aim of the Diploma in Banking and Finance is to give students the best possible preparation for a successful career in one of a wide range of industries. Graduates of the course will be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of the basic underlying academic concepts and principles associated with the broader discipline of Banking, Finance and Management.
The Diploma in Banking and Finance aims to provide students with:
Knowledge and skills that will enable them to follow a career in all areas of accounting and a wide range of careers in business and finance.
To lay the foundation for future and continuing professional development.
To develop students’ competence and practical skills in banking and finance.
To provide students with the relevant knowledge and understanding of banking and finance as it relates to the wider business context.
Area of Studies
On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:
Demonstrate knowledge of organisations, the external environment in which they operate and how they are managed
Evaluate the appropriateness of different approaches to solving problems related to the subjects studied
Show an understanding of banking and finance principles and practices
Communicate the results of their study/work accurately and reliably, and with structured and coherent arguments
Undertake further training and develop new skills within a structured and managed environment
Minimum Age: 18 years
Local students shall possess one of the following:
At least two passes in GCE ‘A’ Level
International Baccalaureate (24 points)
Local Polytechnic Diploma in any field
International students shall possess one of the following:
Completion of Year 12 High School Qualification or equivalent qualification from respective home countries
Completed International Baccalaureate (24 points)
Equivalent Local Polytechnic Diploma in any field in respective home countries
Both local and international students MUST fulfil the minimum English language entry requirement of one of the following (except Mandarin programmes):
Achieved grade C6 or better in English language in GCE O level;
Pass in English Language in Year 10 High School qualification or equivalent;
IELTS 5.5/TOEFL 550;
Completed LSBF Preparatory Course in English Upper Intermediate Level;
Students with non-standard entry requirements (e.g. other PEI qualification, lack of equivalent Year 12 in home country, etc.) will be assessed on a case by case basis subject to approval of the Academic Board.
Duration & Intake
Full Time: 8 Months
Students attend lessons 3 hours per day plus directed/independent study for a period of 8 months from Monday to Friday.
Part Time: 12 Months
Students attend 3-hr lessons 2 nights a week and scheduled weekends for a period of 12 months.
MODE OF DELIVERY
Lectures, Tutorial, Seminars, Workshops, Case study and Exercises, Class Discussion,Group work project and presentations, Computer Exercise
Fees & Funding
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