Study with us to get a head start on your finance career.


If you're looking for an exciting and rewarding career in the finance sector, we can help. We offer two specialist BSc (Hons) degrees – Banking & Finance and Banking, Investment & Risk – to prepare you for a career in the global finance industry.

Because we're small, we get to know our students as individuals. That means we can adapt our support to your needs – whether pastoral or careers advice – to help you reach your full potential.

While studying with us, you’ll be a member of our professional body and can start working towards chartered status – the highest level of professional recognition in the banking and finance sector!

Full time degrees at our London campus

BSc (Hons) Banking & Finance

Launch your career in banking and finance with a degree that you can tailor according to your career goals. Graduates typically go on to work in corporate and commercial banks, retail banking, investment, banking, asset management, treasury or consultancy.

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BSc (Hons) Finance, Investment & Risk

Are you looking for a career in investment banking? Our BSc (Hons) Finance, Investment & Risk is ideal if you're want to work in trading, fund and asset management, investment banking – or for an analyst or brokerage firm.


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Student Life

Unlock your potential

With specialist careers support and training, we'll teach you how to network and communicate effectively, to give you the skills you need to achieve your ambitions.

Student life

Study in one of the world's liveliest capitals in a campus with a friendly community feel.

London offers a unique cultural and social experience and, because we’re based in the City, you’ll be in the heart of a global financial centre.

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Get more than a degree

As one of our students, you’ll become a member of our professional body. You can study a qualification while working for your degree and be on your way to becoming chartered – the highest level of professional recognition!

Why study with us?

Top for careers in finance
140 year history
London campus in the City
We are CFA Institute University Affiliated

Higher education events

Would you like to visit our campus? Find out more about studying with us – and meet our staff and students – at our drop-in sessions and open days. And discover more about our summer taster sessions.

We also run a programme of free events for women, mature learners and people from ethnically diverse backgrounds – groups that are under-represented in the financial sector.

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We place a lot of emphasis on employability at LIBF.

We'll help you build the skills employers are looking for and, with us, you'll learn to network and make the contacts you need for a successful career. 


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The UK is one of the most popular study destinations for international students.

Living in London will help you improve your English language skills and being in the City will place you at the centre of one of the world's most important financial districts. 

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Fees, funding, bursaries and scholarships

The London Institute of Banking & Finance is an Approved Fee Cap provider with the Office for Students.

We also offer a selection of bursaries, scholarships and prizes to support students and promote diversity in banking and finance.

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Supporting diversity

We run three dedicated programmes to attract more people from under-represented groups into banking and finance.

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Student societies

Joining a student society gives you the chance to meet like-minded people and develop practical and soft skills. Our societies include: 

  • the Investment Society 
  • the Politics Society 
  • the Five-a-side Football Society 
  • the 11-a-side Football Society and 
  • the Women in Finance Society.

If you’d like to create a new society, we’ll be happy to support you.


Our Faculty are experienced in both academic and professional worlds and are qualified to the highest levels. Many of our lecturers have worked in the industry and so they can help you understand how the theory relates to practice.

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Want to study online?

You can now study an LIBF degree online – with a choice of course lengths and flexible payment options.

You’ll still enjoy personalised support from academics, tutors and career coaches, and have access to the best virtual learning platform that technology has to offer.

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Progressing your career and status once you've graduated

By completing one of our undergraduate degrees, you'll be eligible to apply for chartered status - a mark of senior professional standing. 

After completing this degree, you’ll need to gain three years of industry experience before becoming eligible to apply for chartered status. If your degree programme included a placement year, you will only need two years of experience.  

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