6th Form CISI Diploma in Finance, Risk and Investment

Subject Title: CISI Diploma in Finance, Risk and Investment

Level :

BTEC or AS/ A2 levels:

Grade ranges: level 3 qualification on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF)

Exam Board: Ofqual

Method of assessment: Certificate in Finance, Risk & Decision Making • 60 UCAS points • Two written exams (summer)

Length of course:

Information about the course to include units covered

To provide an understanding of the key characteristics, mechanisms and influences on financial markets and institutions. Students will gain an insight in to data analysis, investment appraisal and accounting and the role and responsibility of financial services in society.

The CISI Level 3 Diploma in Finance, Risk & Investment is an Applied General Qualification within the area of financial services (Accounting & Finance). It has been specifically designed to be taught in schools and colleges to equip learners with a broad range of transferable knowledge and skills gained through applied learning to enable progression into Higher Education or employment. The qualification will give candidates an understanding of the key characteristics, mechanisms and influences on financial markets and institutions, and includes a grounding in data analysis, investment appraisal, accounting and the role and responsibility of financial services in society as a whole. It supports progression to a range of finance and business related higher education courses when combined with other qualifications. The Diploma is regulated by Ofqual as a level 3 qualification on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF)

 

Certificate for Introduction to Securities & Investment: 60 UCAS points • A computer based tested exam, taken at your school or college, at a time which suits your teaching programme and a 3,000-4,000 word extended project (title set by CISI; submitted in summer)

 

Entry requirements: GCSE Maths and English – Grade 4 or above

Possible exit routes: Progression to higher education The Diploma in Finance, Risk & Investment is recognised by higher education institutions as fulfilling entry requirements to a range of finance and business related higher education courses when combined with other qualifications, including: •Aston Business School, Aston University •Canterbury Christ Church University •Henley Business School, University of Reading •University of Kent