• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
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Overview

This course will provide participants with sound technical expertise in financial inclusion which can be immediately applied in industry.

In this 12 month blended programme, participants will have the opportunity to combine the best of Frankfurt School - FSDF e-Campus and Inclusive Finance Summer Academy.

Opportunities

After successful completion of Diploma in Financial Inclusion at Frankfurt School of Finance and Management , you can advance to Master of Leadership in Sustainable Finance.

You will also have the opportunity to recognise the e-learning courses that you have taken during the Diploma. Completing the Diploma in Financial Inclusion is one of many pathways leading to masters level, and isn't a prerequisite for applicants. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description

      The Diploma in Financial Inclusion courses start twice a year, the beginning of March and the beginning of September.

      Our blended diploma programmes are 12-month part-time trainings, designed to be conducted alongside full-time work or other obligations. Aside from a few deadlines, the programmes take a very flexible approach, allowing participants to create their own study schedule.

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended
    • Time flexibility
      Semi-structured
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Microfinance
  • Digital Finance
  • Microinsurance
  • SME Finance
  • Risk Management for Managers
  • Agricultural Finance
  • Financial Inclusion Policy

Audience

  • Professionals with work experience in the development finance or financial inclusion industry.
  • Participants looking to build your technical expertise and get it recognised by an international university.

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

You are the ideal candidate for this diploma programme if:

  • You are a professional with work experience in the development finance or financial inclusion industry.
  • You are looking to build your technical expertise and get it recognised by an international university.
  • You want to climb the career ladder in your organisation.
  • You wish to follow an excellent, accredited programme alongside a full-time job to develop yourself professionally.
  • You are ready to make a real change in the economies of developing countries and/or in the battle against climate change.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7896 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7890 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7896 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7890 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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  • Early Bird Discount (until 15th Jan.) 15%
  • Alumni Discount 10%
  • Group Discount (2 or more participants) 10%

Living costs for Frankfurt am Main

  • 941 - 1520 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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