New branding for LIBF!

The world is changing – and we’re evolving with it. We’re still LIBF, but we’re getting a new look. See our new brand in action on our online degrees website. We’ll be updating our other channels over the next few months.

See our new brand in action

Welcome to The London Institute of Banking & Finance (LIBF)

From when we were first established in 1879 to today, our mission remains the same. We help people grow and develop their financial careers for a better tomorrow.

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Achieve chartered status

Chartered status shows your customers and colleagues that you’re highly qualified, experienced and committed to the highest professional and ethical standards.

How to become chartered

Recognition of prior learning

If you have qualifications from us or another awarding organisation, we may be able to count them as credits towards your next qualification. That means you may be able to achieve the qualification more quickly.

Find out if you are eligible

Study online with the flexibility of our innovative e-learning technology

Study with LIBF 100% online. Developed by business, management and technology experts, our programmes unlock your potential and align with your career goals, providing industry-leading education that fits your lifestyle.

Discover our online degrees


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Undergraduate andpostgraduate degrees

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Professional qualificationsand training

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About The London Institute of Banking & Finance

We exist to advance banking and finance by providing outstanding education and thinking, tailored to the needs of individuals, business and society.

Our focus is on lifelong learning: equipping individuals with the knowledge, skills and qualifications to be successful throughout their careers and in life.

  • We’re a professional body with Taught Degree Awarding Powers, providing undergraduate and postgraduate degrees for students aiming to pursue a career in banking and finance. 
  • We’re an awarding body for professional qualifications in banking and finance in the UK and internationally.  
  • We’re also the only specialist provider of personal finance qualifications in schools and colleges at Levels 1, 2, and 3, helping young people to develop vital money management skills for life. 
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    Top 5% We're in the top 5% for students in employment or in further study after 15 months.
    Graduate outcomes 19/20 (published 2022) / The Ofs Register
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    35,000 Young people taking our financial capability qualifications a year
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    140 years Providing industry leading education and thought leadership

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    120 countries A global community of students and alumni in over 120 countries

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