As a student of the ifs you will have access to a comprehensive range of services to inform, guide and support your studies.
Tailored learning materials, designed to help you successfully meet all the learning outcomes, are provided for all modules. Materials include learning activities and sample questions to enable you to test and confirm your understanding of the subject area.
The ifs is committed to enhancing its current provision by continuing to introduce multimedia resources such as e-books, videos and podcasts. As these become further developed, the ifs intends to use such resources for teaching and learning.
ifs learning environment
The ifs’ secure website my ifslearning has been developed to support students studying for our Professional Higher Education qualifications. Through your course website you can access:
- a student induction
- electronic versions of your learning materials (if licensed to be supplied electronically)
- specimen assessment material
- your results and study progress
- an interactive student forum where you can communicate with your academic tutor (where assigned) and other students, share tips, seek advice or address a study challenge
Students are assigned ifs academic tutors who are highly experienced in their specialist subject areas. You will be able to contact your academic tutor through forums on the ifs website, by email or telephone, or by traditional mail.
Admissions, Academic Management and Student Support Office
The Admissions, Academic Management and Student Services Office is here to offer you practical support in the development and management of your personal study plan, study tips, and advice on where you can access resources and information.
This e-library is available exclusively to ifs students and alumni. It offers you access to a wealth of knowledge that will assist you in your studies.
Some of the resources available to you through ifs KnowledgeBank include:
- recommended reading
- full-text e-journal
- subject gateways and other intelligence tools.
Our HE Faculty
The academic tutors, examiners and authors of the ifs School of Finance academic community are qualified to the highest levels, and are committed to enhancing the student experience while supporting research and development initiatives in their specialist fields.
The Senior Faculty represents the core of the ifs academic community, supporting academic leadership through the development of scholarly activity, close engagement with the review of ifs academic provision and direct contribution to the continuous enhancement of ifs Professional Higher Education qualifications. The Senior Faculty brings together a mix of experience across academic roles, subject disciplines, practitioner experience, and deliberative committee membership.