SME Credit

Institute of Banking


Course Name SME Credit
Course Provider Institute of Banking
Course Code 99297 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)  More info.. Special Purpose 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

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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 2- 3 trimesters
Delivery: Online.
Course Fee Fees
• Principles of Credit Risk €495
• SME Credit Risk Assessment €595
• SME Financing and Distressed Credit Analysis €595
• SME Property Credit Assessment and Financing €595
• SME Agri Credit Assessment and Financing €595
Entry Requirements

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Individuals seeking admission to the Professional Diploma in SME Credit will:
a) have 3 years’ experience (full time) in a relevant Banking role and have completed the Professional Diploma in Financial Advice or equivalent 30 E...

Comment Award
When you successfully complete this programme you will be awarded a Professional Diploma in SME Credit from UCD.

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

At a glance
This programme is designed to provide students with core credit analytical skills while enabling them to specialise in trading, property, agri and distressed credit.

The programme will equip participants with an an...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Modules and learning outcomes:
Principles of Credit Risk
(NFQ Level 8, 5 ECTS)
On completion of this module, students will be expected to be able to: Explain the components of the credit risk management framework, including credit risk and ...

Assessment Method Assessment
End of trimester examinations.

All modules are assessed by:
• Combination of continuous assessment (multiple choice questions) and written, essay-style questions.
• Exam duration: 120 minutes
Further Enquiries For more information please contact

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