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Banking and finance at Kaplan

Banking and finance can take you anywhere and everywhere.
Maybe you’ll enjoy a challenging and vibrant career with the world’s
biggest businesses, or achieve outstanding academic success.

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Banking and finance in a nutshell

Banking and finance is an integral part of business. It combines rigorous research with a practical mathematical foundation. By studying banking and finance, you become part of a fascinating field, that’s always changing, and can profoundly impact the way we live.

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    Diverse

Be a part of major decisions in business, from policies and purchasing, to mergers and acquisitions.

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    Respect

Establish great relationships with shareholders, making sure they benefit from your financial decisions.

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    Change

Be part of an exciting time in banking and finance - new technologies and borderless business means the possibilities are endless.

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    Exciting

Experience the buzz of trading and the pace of change - the world of banking and finance doesn’t sleep.

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    Rewarding

Reap the rewards - you could be part of a well regarded financial institution, earning well, and achieving great benefits.

Routes into banking and finance

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CAIA® (Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst)

For professionals in the alternative investment field, the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA®) designation will distinguish you as an expert within your industry.

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CFA® (Chartered Financial Analyst)

The CFA Program (Chartered Financial Analyst®) is the professional qualification administered and awarded by the CFA Institute, based in the United States, recognized globally.

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CISI Capital Markets Programme

The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) Certificates are designed to satisfy the FCA requirements for individuals seeking approved person status.

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FRM® (Financial Risk Manager)

The Financial Risk Manager® (FRM®) examination is administered by the Global Association of Risk Professionals™ (GARP®).

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IOC (Investment Operations Certificate)

The Investment Operations Certificate (IOC) is a benchmark qualification for administration and operations staff.

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IMC (Investment Management Certificate)

The Investment Management Certificate (IMC) is an FCA approved threshold competency examination administered by CFA Society of the UK.

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Just some of the many professions you can do with either CAIA, CFA, CISI or FRM

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Investment Management

Make investments on behalf of clients to make them money and secure their future.

Qualification needed: CAIA - CISI - FRM

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Financial Analyst

Advise organisations to make wise business choices based on market trends, their financial status and predicted outcomes on deals.

Qualification needed: CFA - FRM

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Stockbroker

Buy and sell stocks and other securities for your clients, through a stock exchange or over the counter. Advise clients on the best times to buy and sell, and find them the best prices possible.

Qualification needed: CAIA - CISI - FRM

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