The Professional Diploma in Banking was introduced specifically to support the development of individuals in leadership positions, or who aspire to leadership roles in banking and financial services.
It exposes students to contemporary issues in ethics and corporate governance relevant to financial institutions within the context of understanding the importance of effective risk management. Students then progress to develop expertise in corporate finance, asset management or strategy, depending on their selection of the relevant optional module.
This programme will support your personal and professional development whilst giving you an integrated, critical understanding of banking.
•Broaden your knowledge and understanding of the requirements for responsible banking, taking on board the interests of a wide range of stakeholders.
•Develop your thinking on key business challenges and ethical dilemmas faced by management when striving to improve business performance.
•Provide you with the opportunity to develop specialist knowledge and expertise in corporate finance, asset management, or strategy in the specific context of retail banking.
•Enhance your business judgement, critical analysis and problem solving skills.
•Develop in you a holistic professional skill set to ensure commercial sustainability and the maintenance of the trust of customers and wider stakeholders.
This programme satisifes the educational requirement for the prestigious, internationally recognised Chartered Banker designation.
Chartered Banker is the gold standard for professionals working in the financial services sector. Chartered Bankers are highly qualified professionals, well equipped for a management career or leadership role.
Students who successfully complete the Professional Diploma in Banking are eligible to apply for the professional designation Chartered Banker subject to having three years' experience in banking or financial services.
Upon successful completion of the three modules of this programme you will be awarded the Professional Diploma in Banking by UCD (at postgraduate level 9) and will be eligible to apply for the professional designation Chartered Banker, subject to having a minimum of three years' experience in banking or financial services.
Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
Those awarded the Chartered Banker designation on foot of having satisfied both the educational and work experience requirements will be required to complete 6 CPD hours annually to maintain the designation.
We provide all of the required CPD content with a combination of online courses and face-to-face events.