Complex Financial Instruments in International Financial Services

Institute of Banking


Course Name Complex Financial Instruments in International Financial Services
Course Provider Institute of Banking
Course Code 102245 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 7 NFQ)  More info.. Special Purpose University College Dublin Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Online or Distance
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment This programme enrols twice a year.
Next intake: Autumn trimester - (2022/2023 academic year)
Open for enrolments in August 2022.
Application Date

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Autumn Trimester
September 2021 – January 2022
Closing date for applications* 13/09/2021

Spring Trimester
January 2022 – May 2022
Closing date for applications* 28/01/2022

Summer Trimester
June 2022 – September 2...

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Duration 1 trimester
Delivery: Online

It is strongly recommended that students attend all their scheduled online lectures. Details and schedules for the delivery for each module are set out in the study guides accompanying each module.
Course Fee This programme has IFS Skillnet funding available for certain companies.
• Programme cost: €1,250
• IFS Skillnet fee: €915*
Entry Requirements The minimum entry requirements are as follows:
• Five passes in the Leaving Certificate, including English and Mathematics

• Five O Level/GCSE passes, including English Language and Mathematics.

IOB will also consider applications on a mature candidate basis from applicants who are 23 years of age before the date of their application for admission to the programme.

Professional Body Membership
You must be a current member, or become a member of IOB.
Financial Support Funding may be available through the Summit Finuas Skillnet.
Comment Award
When you successfully complete this programme you will be awarded a Professional Certificate in Complex Financial Instruments in International Financial Services from UCD.

This is a level 7 qualificationon the National Framework of qualifications.
Course Content

At a Glance
This programme is designed for an ever increasing range of people working in the international financial services area who are engaged in activities which now require a good working knowledge of the characteristics of derivativ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Complex Financial Instruments
(NFQ level 7, 10 ECTS)
• Explain how complex financial instruments work and understand their uses.
• Evaluate the benefits and risks of differing instruments and how they can be used for speculation, arbitrage, he...

Assessment Method Two hour exam at the end of the programme 70%. The exam consists of written, essay-style questions.

Assignment 30%
Number of Credits 10
Further Enquiries For more information please contact

Institute of Banking
Phone: +353 (0)1 6116500
Fax: +353 (0)1 6116565
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