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Level 4 Risk and Regulation in Banking (RRB)

Professional qualifications

Level 4 Risk and Regulation in Banking (RRB)

Develop your understanding of the critical risks that banks face in the current climate and the regulations implemented to ensure the stability of the banking sector.


About the qualification

If you have recently entered the banking and finance sector – or have had to take on more risk responsibilities in your role – you need a solid understanding of:

  • operational and financial risks
  • regulation and governance
  • the increasing supervisory focus on conduct and organisational culture.

RRB will give you a fundamental knowledge of the critical risks that banks face in the current climate – and the regulations implemented to ensure the stability of the banking sector.

While studying with us, you’ll become a Member of The London Institute of Banking & Finance (MLIBF), receiving benefits including careers support and access to professional networking events.

Your studies will cover

  • The concept and principles of risk
  • The key principles of risk measurement
  • The causes and consequences of past banking crises and identify the actions taken to remedy risk management shortcomings
  • The economic, regulatory, ethical and governance environment that banks operate in
  • The key credit, market, financial and operational risks that banks face
How much does it cost? £530 – includes study materials, assessments and exam entry
Average time to complete Six months – but you have up to 12 months from registration to complete
Number of units One
How will I be assessed?

Exam. View the assessment section for further details.

You can take your exam at a test centre or at home with remote invigilation 

Study materials

As part of your fee, you’ll get: 

  • online study materials
  • a study planner
  • the unit syllabus
  • specimen paper
  • videos and audio learning materials
  • live and recorded webinars
  • access to our virtual library KnowledgeBank

You will be learning on our new VLE Brightspace, click on the logo to find out more.

How will I study?  

Everything is online, you can study at a pace that suits you 

 Regulation  Registered with Ofqual in the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) 

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You just need to complete one unit

Unit 1 – Risk and Regulation in Banking (RRB)

  • Definitions and concepts of risk
  • Principles of risk measurement
  • The causes and consequences of the global financial crisis
  • Stakeholder management
  • Bank regulation and risk management
  • Contemporary developments in regulation and risk oversight
  • Credit, market, financial and operational risk.


RRB is assessed by a 90-minute multiple-choice exam.

You can choose when to take your exam and pick from test centres nationwide or through remote invigilation.

You will have 12 months from your course start date to complete each module and sit the exam. Your first exam is included in the registration fee.

Exam and assessment information

When you have successfully completed the qualification, we will post your certificate to you.


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