Financial Services - BFS

Institute of Banking


Course Name Financial Services - BFS
Course Provider Institute of Banking
Course Code 111668 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major University College Dublin Level 8 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 three times a year.
Next intake: Autumn Trimester (2022/2023 academic year).
Open in August 2022.
Application Date

Expand+L7 and L8 Key Dates
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...

Duration 3 to 4 years.
Delivery: Online
Course Fee

Stage 1
• From €295 per module

Stage 2 Core Modules :
• Principles of Credit Risk €495
• Customer Experience Management €495
• Business Economics €630
• Finance & Investment Decisions €630
• Business Management ...

Entry Requirements

Expand+Entry Requirements
Completion of the Professional Diploma in Financial Advice (QFA) plus six IOB modules at level 7


Applicants with an ordinary degree in business (or equivalent) will be considered for direct entry to Stage 2



Comment Award
When you successfully complete this programme, you will be awarded Bachelor of Financial Services from UCD.

This is a level 8 qualification on the National Framework of Qualifications.

Professional designation
Members who complete the relevant modules, and who commit to completing Continuing Professional Development hours, will be entitled to use the designation Professional Banker.
Course Content

At a glance
The Bachelor of Financial Services (BFS) Degree programme addresses the educational needs of those who wish to develop management and senior management careers in financial services. The BFS provides those who work in banking w...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Modules and learning outcomes
• Principles of Credit Risk
• Customer Experience Management
• Business Economics
• Finance and Investment Decisions
• Business Management
• Operational Risk Management Practices

Options (choo...

Assessment Method Combination of continuous assessment and written exams.
Number of Credits 180
Further Enquiries For more information please contact

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