Financial Planning

Institute of Banking


Course Name Financial Planning
Course Provider Institute of Banking
Course Code 93815 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major University College Dublin Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening, Day release, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre, Portlaoise
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Please contact the course provider for the next enrolment and start date.
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Duration This part-time programme is delivered via weekly lectures. Lectures will be offered in the following locations (subject to demand):

•Dublin, city-centre location (evening lectures)

•Portlaoise (lectures are all day Monday)

Students can register for a maximum of two modules per trimester. Each 10 ECTS module comprises of up to 30 lecture hours per trimester.
Course Fee

Expand+The fees are €4,400 for the first academic year (€6,600 for the programme in total).

We encourage candidates to register for the full academic year, but if you choose to register on a per module basis, fees are broken down as follows;


Entry Requirements

Expand+The minimum entry requirements for the programme are:

Relevant honours degree (second class honours, grade 2 award, minimum) in business or a related discipline


Equivalent relevant professional qualification (e.g.) Qualified Financial A...



Those who successfully complete the course will be awarded the Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning by UCD. This is a Level 9 qualification on the National Framework of Qualifications and carries 60 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accum...

Course Content

Expand+Who is this programme for?

The Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning, awarded by University College Dublin (UCD), is a highly regarded postgraduate qualification (level 9), designed for those working in, or who would like to develop a career in, ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Modules and learning outcomes

01 Financial and Data Analysis for Financial Planning (NFQ level 9, 10 ECTS)

This module provides students with the underpinning financial and data analysis techniques required by the financial planning professiona...

Assessment Method Assessment is a combination of continuous assessment and written exams. The pass mark is 40% in all modules in line with UCD academic policy.
Further Enquiries Edel Hayden- Programme Manager
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