Financial Studies Level 3 Diploma at Cirencester College
A comprehensive introduction to personal finance, this course develops the knowledge and skills
required for young people to make informed financial decisions by introducing them to the risks and challenges involved in personal finance and the tools for effective planning. Through developing core skills of critical analysis and evaluation, synthesis
and written communication, it provides a foundation for further study in business and finance-related disciplines, as well as a wide range of other fields.
This two year course is tailored for students interested in entering financial services as a career.
You will study units as follows:
Year 1 (Certificate)
Why Money Matters
Risk and reward in personal finance.
Making personal financial judgments.
Financial capabilities in medium and short term.
Year 2 (Diploma)
Financial capabilities in medium and long term.
In addition to providing an important life skill, the certificate is equivalent to an AS Level and the Diploma is equivalent to a full A Level and offers the same UCAS points.
Exams in January and May.
Students may choose to progress on to a finance or business related degree in Higher Education.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Cirencester College directly.