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About The London Institute of Banking & Finance (LIBF)

LIBF mission is to advance banking and finance by providing outstanding education and thinking, tailored to the needs of business, individuals, and society. Currently LIBF core focus is on lifelong learning; equipping individuals with the knowledge, skills and qualifications to achieve what they want throughout their career and life. LIBF provide a balance of experience, insight and thought leadership into today’s financial world, delivered by industry leaders, thinkers and members of our community.
Started in the year 1879, LIBF build connections and partnerships between people and business that make banking and finance more accessible and understood, and enhance social inclusion through better financial capability..


The London Institute of Banking & Finance has a heritage of more than 135 years of delivering world-class, professional education to students in the UK and internationally. It is a not-for-profit educational body with charitable status, incorporated by Royal Charter. On 2 January 2010, the ifs School of Finance (as it was then called) received taught degree-awarding powers (TDAP), the first and still the only 'professional body' in the UK to achieve this distinction. In August 2013 it was granted University College title by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills..


Committed to providing both part-time and full-time students with quality higher education that is academically rigorous, rooted in practice and with a focus on employability. LIBF currently offer undergraduate honours degrees and postgraduate programmes including a finance-related Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education and a Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching Financial Capability.


LIBF subscribe to and carry the Quality Assurance Agency's (QAA) Quality Mark, is a member of the Office of the Independent Adjudicator (OIA) and hold Highly Trusted Sponsor (HTS) status for the recruitment of international students

LIBF Qualifications

Certificate in International Trade and Finance
A professional qualification to understand the trade finance as per the international chamber of commerce guidelines and model contracts with an additional module on fraud prevention
Certificate in Principles of Payments
A four months credit based fast track program to develop professionals on specialist knowledge and skills relating to products, purpose, structure and inherit risks associated with payments.
Certificate in Relationship Management
A level 4 credit based program designed for the professionals looking for a professional in commercial banking and corporate banking with reference to relationship management
Certificate for Specialist in Demand Guarantee
The complete course for the bankers looking forward to understand the rules of guarantees, industry rules, legislation and the challenges related to demand guarantee and standby credits.
Certificate for Documentary Credit Specialist
A level 4 program designed to enable documentary credit specialist to understand documentary, credit, products, parties, processes and rules that underpin documentary credit transactions as per ICC rules
Certificate in Trade Finance and Compliance
Designed by the banking experts to help future bankers in designing the frameworks for combating financial based crimes and getting themselves ready for a career progression in international trade finance and compliance
Post Graduate Certificate in Banking and Finance
A two months level 7 qualification in banking and finance with specialization in retail banking, islamic banking and finance, investment banking asset management, risk management, financial markets and corporate finance with a progression to MBA/MSc in Banking and Finance
Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance
A five months level 7 diploma in banking and finance with specialization in retail banking, islamic banking and finance, investment banking asset management, risk management, financial markets and corporate finance with a progression to MBA/MSc in Banking and Finance
Post Graduate Extended Diploma in Banking and Finance
A ten months level 7 qualification in banking and finance with specialization in retail banking, islamic banking and finance, investment banking asset management, risk management, financial markets and corporate finance with a progression to MBA/MSc in Banking and Finance
MBA in Banking and Finance
An eighteen months MBA program in banking and finance with specialization in retail banking, islamic banking and finance, investment banking asset management, risk management, financial markets and corporate finance
MSc in Banking and Finance
An eighteen MSc program in banking and finance with specialization in retail banking, islamic banking and finance, investment banking asset management, risk management, financial markets and corporate finance.

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