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Professional Diploma in Banking & Finance

The Professional Diploma in Banking & Finance (PDipB&F)

The Professional Diploma in Banking & Finance (PDipB&F) demonstrates a commitment to developing specialist knowledge, building competence and achieving better customer outcomes.

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About the qualification

The Professional Qualifications Framework (PQF) provides clear pathways for career development and professional recognition through to chartered status.

The Professional Diploma in Banking & Finance (PDipB&F) offers a flexible choice of industry recognised qualifications and is designed to support those in management, graduate and higher apprentice roles.

To achieve the Professional Diploma you will need to complete two specialist components at Level 4 or 5 in addition to the compulsory Level 5 Professionalism, Conduct & Ethics qualification. The components are structured into streams but any component can be taken with the credits being recognised towards the required total.

Study at this level is flexible and aimed at providing immediate practical relevance in the workplace. The qualifications included within this stage support career pathways in retail and consumer banking, or business and commercial banking roles.

View the Professional Qualifications Framework


Holders of our HE awards 

If you hold one of our HE awards such as the Professional Certificate in Banking (PCertB) or the Professional Diploma in Banking Practice and Management (PDipBPM) or our equivalent HE awards then you are eligible to have those credits recognised towards the Professional Diploma in Banking & Finance. 

Please contact our Student and Customer Services teams for information about continuing your studies. 
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