Singapore's position as a leading financial centre and our Smart Nation initiative means that skills in both finance and technology will be in demand for the foreseeable future. Upon graduation, you will be ready for rewarding careers in:
- Financial Technology (Fintech)
- Analytics & Business Intelligence
- Financial Management
- Risk Assessment & Management
- Product Control & Compliance
- Technology & Operations
- Project Management
Additional Opportunities for Professional Advancement
Graduates can gain accreditation advantages and partial exemptions from various professional bodies to improve their employment opportunities.
Some of the professional bodies include:
Institute of Banking and Finance (IBF) – Risk Management
DFI is currently seeking accreditation under the Institute of Banking and Finance (IBF) Standards. Upon the attainment of the IBF accreditation status, the diploma would be deemed adequate to equip student with relevant skills and knowledge to obtain “IBF Qualified” certification title in Risk Management segment.
Working closely with Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), IBF is the national accreditation and certification agency for the financial industry in Singapore. Visit www.ibf.org.sg for more information on IBF Certification.
Institute of Banking and Finance (IBF) – Technology and Operations
In addition, DFI students can also opt to be qualified with IBF's Level 1 Certificate in Technology & Operations conducted at the Financial IT Academy (FITA) at Singapore Management University (SMU).
The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
The ACCA Accelerated Pathway Programme (AAPP) allows DFI graduates to embark on the ACCA professional accounting qualification.
You can choose to further your studies at reputable local and foreign universities, which grant modular to full year exemptions to DFI graduates.
Visit the Diploma Accreditations page to locate the degree programmes in various countries that recognise SP qualifications for admission related purposes.
Some of the disciplines that the DFI graduates pursue include:
- Business Analytics
- Quantitative Finance
- Business Studies
- Information Systems