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LIBF Certificate (CeFS)/Diploma (DipFS) in Financial Studies at Bury College

Course description

If you are considering a career in banking or the financial services industry then this course is for you. You will adopt the role of financial advisor, analysing a person’s situation and suggesting financial products to suit their circumstances. This course will help you understand finances and the influences that they have on everyday life.This is a modern subject using up to the minute news and economic developments that have an ever increasing role within the jobs market and the economy. Financial Studies students are expected to be aware of the news and developments within financial services markets.This qualification is an AS/A Level equivalent awarded by the LIBF (The London Institute of Banking and Finance).

Entry requirements

To study three AS Levels or two AS Levels and one Applied Qualification then the entry requirements are six GCSEs at or above grade C/4 including three subjects or more at or above grade C/5.You will need to achieve GCSE maths at grade 9-4 (A*-C) and English at grade 9-5 (A*-C).Should you wish to study four AS Levels the entry requirements are six GCSEs at or above grade C/4 including two subjects or more at or above grade C/5 and two subjects or more at or above B/6.In addition to the above a minimum of 9 grade points are required from maths and English combined.

Financial information

For fee enquiries please call 0161 280 8339.

Further information

For more information please call our Admissions Team on the following numbers: 0161 280 8313, 0161 280 8314, 0161 280 8315 or 0161 280 8505.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 01 February 2018
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