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Excel as an international student at LIBF

Join a community of international students at LIBF and earn an online degree from one of the best higher education institutions for business, finance and banking. 

Why study at LIBF 

As a specialist in finance and banking in the UK, LIBF enables you to unleash your potential and progress your career. In fact, when it comes to graduate employment in the sector, we’re the university leader.   

Globally recognised worldwide connections

Stand out for all the right reasons with an online degree with professional distinction. Our worldwide alumni network is connected to finance, business and banking institutions around the world.  

Flexible study – fit learning around your life

Fit learning around your commitments. Study our interactive degree programmes flexibly online – at a pace that suits you. Complete your online degree, part time or full time.   

Next-level online learning, fully supported by experts

Your success is our priority. We offer innovative online resources, IU’s state-of-the-art digital learning platform, and a supportive network of academics, experts and alumni to help you succeed. 

The benefits of studying in English

Improve your English to excel 

Improve your communication skills and perfect your English while you learn online with LIBF. As an international student, you’ll connect with others online around the world, gain insights from inspiring academics and fellow students, and explore next-level digital learning platforms and resources – all in English!  

Create cultural connections 

Excellent English is essential for an international career. It’s also often the primary language used for international learning. As you build confidence and new language skills, you can expand your network and build strong personal and business connections.   

Unlock a world of international opportunity 

Globalisation and digitalisation have driven English to the forefront of the business world. In an increasingly dynamic business landscape, English is as a definite asset. It can help you stand out, stay ahead of the competition and climb the career ladder.  

It pays to be proficient  

Studies reveal that exceptional English skills are directly linked to higher income. According to the EF English Proficiency Index (EF EPI), students from countries with the best English earned an average of $41,000 a year. Conversely, countries with the worst scores earned $7,500 a year. We offer some scholarships for international students to help you reach your goals.

Benefit from a scholarship worth 35% of the cost of your tuition fees

LIBF courses – a top choice 

As an international student at the London Institute of Banking & Finance (LIBF), you can pick from one of five different online degree programmes. Choose from undergraduate, master’s and MBA level programmes. Study according to your personal schedule and learn part time or full time.  

And if you're unsure if you meet the admissions criteria, we’re here to help! Your application is important to us – and we consider each application and individual set of circumstances on a case-by-case basis.  

Check you’re eligible – it’s easy 

Applying to study a degree can seem like a daunting task, but we’re here to help!  

Fees and funding your course

We also offer funding in the form of scholarships, bursaries, student loans and flexible payment options.

How to apply to study online

Ready to make your online degree application with LIBF? You can easily apply to study with us online.

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Increase your opportunities with a dual degree

Ready to build better skills and achieve your ambitions? Our partnership with the International University of Applied Sciences (IU) could offer you new and exciting international opportunities.  

When you study an LIBF degree programme online through IU’s learning environment, you may also be eligible for a second degree – a BA in Business Administration from IU.

The ‘dual degree’ upgrade is globally recognised and comes at no extra cost. You’ll find out if you’re eligible when your place is confirmed. The IU award is subject to meeting IU's entry requirements and academic regulations.

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The London Institute of Banking & Finance is an accredited training provider. Our academic-awarded mark of quality highlights our expertise and excellence in education.  

Here are some examples of organisations whose programmes we have accredited: 

Learning that builds global connections 

Through our partnership with Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) Academy we offer a series of bespoke learning programmes. Established in 2018, they provide world-class financial research, training and literacy in the MENA Region. The ADGM Academy is an asset to our online academic offering.  

We also work with several organisations in the APAC region, for example, currently we:  

  • are an accredited learning provider of the Institute of Banking & Finance in Singapore 

  • are a strategic learning partner of the Asian Banking School in Malaysia, and  

  • work alongside the International Chamber of Commerce in Indonesia. 

Get your digital prospectus

You’ll find everything you need to know about online study with us – including course details – in our digital prospectus. To get your copy, please fill in the form below.

Communication preferences 

We’ll process the information you provide to deal with your request and to provide useful information to help you make your study choice, by email and/or phone. Your data will be kept safely and you can opt out any time. Further information can be found in our privacy policy which explains how we collect, manage, use and protect your personal data.

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Any questions?

If you have any queries about how to apply, our courses, or anything else, please ask for help.

Darren Parkin

Study Adviser

Our office is open Monday to Friday from 9am to 3pm, UK time.