The London Institute of Banking and Finance Level 3 Diploma in Financial Studies (DipFS)s (Block D)

Business, Administration and Law

Business, Administration and Law
Business, Administration and Law

What will you be working towards?

Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


Studying Financial studies will give you the chance to become financially independent and prepare you for life after education. You will not only learn how to manage money effectively but also about income and expenditure, financial products and how public money is raised and spent. These wide selection of topics introduces you to many of the essential skills that employers say are missing, including independent thinking and numerical skills.

Student Profile

This is a course for those who have an interest in understanding the society through the study of crime. Students will need to easily answer essay type questions and learn the specific terminology of criminology. They will also have to revise regularly to ensure the consolidation of previous knowledge.



How will it be delivered?

Year 12:

- 45 Minute multiple choice questions 

- 1 hour 45 min pre-release case study 

Year 13:

- 1 hour multiple choice questions

- 2 hours pre-re-lease material

Note: students can decide to stop after the first year and bank a Certificate in Financial Studies (CeFS)

Entry requirements

English - Grade 5

Mathematics - Grade 4

Your next steps...

When considering the options for further study in Higher Education your students may like to consider our full-time undergraduate degrees.

The skills developed and enhanced during the course provide valuable study skills appropriate for these disciplines and others, and students have pursued a wide range of other undergraduate courses following this qualification.

Financial capability is also supportive of the personal and financial skills that underpin clear decisions about progression options and life as an undergraduate. The qualification carries the maximum UCAS points available which can be counted towards university applications