Financial Studies IFS Diploma (DipFS) at Sacred Heart of Mary Girls' School
The Diploma in Financial Studies (DipFS) is designed to help individuals understand finances and the influence that they have on everyday life. Essential topics such as debt, loans, budgeting, pensions, mortgages and stock market investments are covered.
This qualification is not an A Level course but an industry produced qualification which is equivalent to A Levels in terms of UCAS points.
Year 12: Certificate in Financial Services:
The Certificate in Financial Services (CeFS) has been designed to provide students with a challenging qualification covering the core disciplines of financial capability and the ability to apply specialised, current knowledge of financial choices and issues. This will be achieved by students learning to evaluate and apply the appropriate solution(s) from the wide range available within the evolving financial services marketplace.
Unit 1 Financial Capability for the Immediate and Short Term (FCIS)
Applicants to the Sixth Form need to have achieved a minimum of five FULL GCSEs at grade C or above as well as the entry requirements for the individual course:
It is not necessary to have studied any prior business or financial services course at GCSE. Students must also have a C grade in GCSE Mathematics and English.
Each unit is assessed by an examination.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Sacred Heart of Mary Girls' School directly.