About the ifs School of Finance
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The ifs School of Finance is a not-for-profit professional body and registered charity incorporated by Royal Charter and is the only specialist provider of professional financial education that is able to award its own taught degrees. It has a remit to provide the financial services industry with a skilled and competent workforce while also promoting a better understanding of finance amongst consumers.
All of the ifs’ qualifications content and learning experience is directly informed by the needs of those they exist to educate. They bridge the academic and vocational divide to provide students with essential practical skills and the conceptual and analytical abilities of academic study.
It is this unique and innovative approach that makes the ifs the provider of choice for organisations and individuals seeking to improve knowledge, skills and career prospects in the area of finance and financial services.
The Institute of Financial Services is the division of the ifs that specifically supports and promotes professionalism in the regulated advice sector and the wider financial services industry. It does so through the provision of qualifications, continuing professional development services and through the dissemination of best practice. The Institute is an FCA Accredited Body and is recognised as an awarding body by Ofqual.