Higher Diploma in Business in International Financial Services - WEXFORD CAMPUS

Institute of Technology, Carlow (CW-BXIFS-H)
Key Programme Details
Award

NFQ Level 8

NFQ Level

8 About NFQ

Delivery Method

Classroom - Evening

Mode

Part Time

ECTS Credits

60

Skills Area

Business, Administration and Law

General Information
Contact

Olivia Harvey

Email

Springboard@itcarlow.ie

Phone

0599175280

Address

Faculty of Lifelong Learning
Institute of Technology Carlow
Kilkenny Road
Carlow

Role

Springboard Administrator

Important Dates
Application Deadline

25/08/2018

Start Date

10/09/2018

End Date

30/06/2019

About this Course

The Higher Diploma in Business in International Financial Services will provide candidates with the integrated theoretical and practical knowledge and skillset required for decision making within the modern and dynamic financial services sector. Candidates will gain a fundamental understanding of the key theories, concepts and tools used within the international financial services sector. They will have a critical awareness of the economic and regulatory framework within which the sector operates. They will possess the analytical and multiperspective mind-set which allows them exercise appropriate judgements in evaluating the operational challenges facing the international financial services sector.

Objectives

On completion of this programme, students will have knowledge and understanding of the international financial services industry. The programme will also develop their intellectual and practical skills via the analysis and evaluation of funds administration, project management,
data analytics and compliance.

Entry Requirements

Applicants require an NFQ Level 7 or 8 Award, or equivalent, for entry to this programme. Other
applicants will be considered on an individual basis in accordance with the Institute policy on Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). IT Carlow reserve the right to require applicants to
attend for interview to determine their suitability for the programme.

Long Description

The Higher Diploma in Business in International Financial Services will provide candidates with the integrated theoretical and practical knowledge and skillset required for decision making within the modern and dynamic financial services sector. Candidates will gain a fundamental understanding of the key theories, concepts and tools used within the international financial services sector. They will have a critical awareness of the economic and regulatory framework within which the sector operates. They will possess the analytical and multiperspective mind-set which allows them exercise appropriate judgements in evaluating the operational challenges facing the international financial services sector.


This programme is designed to appeal to those who are looking to re-skill or up-skill to gain employment in the International Financial Services Sector. The applied nature of this programme is reflected in the combination of project management and data analysis alongside accounting and administration modules which focus on developing the student’s knowledge of the International Financial Services Sector, fund management and all the regulatory requirements nationally, at EU level and at international levels. All participants will improve their knowledge, numeracy skills, IT skills and commercial awareness of the industry.

Career Opportunities

On completion of this programme, students will have knowledge and understanding of the international financial services industry

Timetable Info

1 YEAR — PART-TIME
(2 nights per week 7-10pm with
some Saturdays throughout the year)

Delivery Location

Wexford Campus (IT Carlow)
Summerhill Road
Wexford

Delivery Notes

In class.

Application Procedures

Apply online at www.springboardcourses.ie