Diploma in Corporate Finance
The Diploma in Corporate Finance will equip you with advanced corporate finance knowledge, skills and expertise. It will enhance the value you bring to the organisations you work with and help accelerate your career.
- Practical, transaction-orientated diploma, awarded by two world-renowned and leading institutions; ICAEW and the CISI.
- Streamlined syllabus to allow progressive learning after the Certificate in Corporate Finance.
- Develop your core technical, commercial and ethical skills and knowledge.
- You can either do your studying online, from anywhere in the world, or in a classroom with peers and a tutor.
- Two sittings per year for each paper, to suit your schedule, and the whole diploma can be completed in a year.
- Receive one year’s membership of the ICAEW Corporate Finance Faculty and student membership of the CISI.
What is the Diploma in Corporate Finance?
The CF qualification represents the highest level of achievement in the corporate finance programmes jointly offered by the ICAEW and the CISI. The diploma is now recognised by the FCA as meeting the full qualification requirement to equip talented individuals with advanced corporate finance knowledge, skills and expertise.
Diploma in Corporate Finance at a glance
The syllabus for the new Diploma in Corporate Finance has been designed to develop core technical, commercial and ethical skills and knowledge for those working in the field of corporate finance. Knowledge of fundamental techniques, theories and issues supports the handling of complex corporate finance scenarios.
The diploma consists of two units:
What are the key differences between the old syllabus and the new syllabus?
The new syllabus includes sections dealing with the regulatory issues associated with a corporate finance transaction. It is relevant to those not only from an accounting background but also from banking, legal or consultancy backgrounds.
|How do I register?||
Registration is via the CISI.
|How can I study for this diploma?||
Either through distance learning (self-study from anywhere in the world with the support of online materials) or classroom learning (with a tutor, surrounded by peers). Find a tuition provider near you.
On average, 200 hours of study is required to complete Paper 1: Corporate Finance Techniques and Theory and 300 hours of study is required to complete Paper 2: Corporate Finance Strategy and Advice.
|Winter 2018||Summer 2019
|Overseas Closing Date||24 September 2018||25 March 2019|
|Standard Closing Date||15 October 2018||15 April 2019|
|Late Closing Date 1||05 November 2018||7 May 2019|
|Paper 2 - Corporate Finance Strategy & Advice 2||03 December 2018 - 13:00 GMT||3 June 2019 - 13:00 GMT
|Paper 1 - Corporate Finance Techniques & Theory 2||04 December 2018 - 13:00 GMT||4 June 2019 - 14:00 GMT
|Results available||21 February 2019||8 August 2019|
1 If an examination application is received after the standard closing date, but before the late closing date, an additional late entry fee of £50 will be charged along with the examination fee.
2 Examination time shown is UK, International exam times may vary but will be confirmed via email after booking.