Business (Diploma) with London Institute of Banking and Finance

Course Overview

This course is ideal if you have an interest in business, financial services, accounting, marketing, business communications, business management or setting up your own business.

Areas of study include:

  • Business environment
  • Managing a business event
  • Introduction to marketing
  • Starting a business
  • Career planning.

This course includes the professional qualification of the London Institute of Banking and Finance (LIBF) which gives an excellent introduction to the area of financial services and advice. You will also complete the Welsh Baccalaureate qualification.

Updated November 2018

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grade C or above, including English, or the Level 2 Diploma at Merit level or Distinction required to undertake this course. 

Course Delivery

The course is assessed by vocationally relevant continuous assessment, written assignment, individual investigation, on-line examination and written examinations.

* LIBF qualifications are exam based and will require a pass at Certificate level in order to progress to Diploma level.

Classroom hours are 20 per week.  All Level 3 courses will require considerable extra work outside of classroom time.

Elements of this course can be delivered through the medium of Welsh

Progression Opportunities

Progression to university and opportunities up to and including trainee management programmes in the banking, retail and insurance industries. This course also develops skills for starting up a small business.

HE courses taught at Gower College Swansea which you can progress to include the HND Business and Accountancy or the Foundation Degree in Events Management

Additional Information

Year 2 students all participate in a UK/International visit which is funded by the student.

Course deliverable in Welsh: