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Financial Studies Certificate/ Diploma at Knole Academy

Course description

The Certificate of Financial Studies is the equivalent of an AS qualification and counts for up to 60

UCAS points depending on the grade achieved. The A2 equivalent Diploma course counts for a further maximum 60 UCAS points. Students are taught how to apply the appropriate solution(s) from the wide range available within the evolving financial services marketplace.

Course content

Year 1

•    Unit 1: Financial capability in the intermediate and short term

•    Unit 2: Financial capability in the medium and long term

Year 2

•    Unit 3: Sustainability of an individual’s finances

•   Unit 4: sustainability of the financial services system


In both year one and year two, students take two examinations: both involve an online multiple choice section and a written paper based on a pre-released case study. Exams are taken in January, March, May and June in each year. Students receive a qualification at the end of year one and end of year two.

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: 09 November 2016
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