Funds and IFS

Funds and International Financial Services Programmes

Practical knowledge, skills and accreditation for a global and dynamic industry

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Introducing the Accredited Funds Professional Designation:

Find out more about becoming an Accredited Funds Professional (AFP) here >>

Download the IOB IFS Prospectus 2023-2024

The programmes offered by IOB provide practical knowledge for those working in the funds industry. Courses are reflective of the varied requirements of a new entrant to an experienced industry professional. Modules are delivered by funds industry specialists who bring their industry experience and knowledge ensuring relevance to the programme.

The funds industry is a global dynamic industry; programme content is regularly reviewed to ensure that it keeps apace with the ever-changing industry, including the regulatory environment, new product offerings, outsourcing and offshoring, increased automation and globalisation of fund hubs.

As a recognised college of UCD, IOB offers you internationally recognised qualifications at level 7, 8 and 9 on the National Framework of Qualifications. Combining academic rigour with practical relevance, your journey through our programmes leads you to encounter the latest thinking and practice with fellow professionals both as teachers and as fellow students.




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IOB was founded in 1898 by a small group of financial services professionals. Today we are Ireland's largest professional membership community.

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