About the Course

Build Your Knowledge in Wealth Management, Fund Administration and FinTech

This course is designed and taught by our dedicated team of experienced lecturers, many of whom have postgraduate degrees and industry certifications and were senior banking professionals. Depending on your interest and career aspirations, you can opt for specialisations in Wealth Management, Fund Administration or Financial Technology (FinTech).

Furthermore, with FinTech radically changing how we live and do business, you will be in a good position to take advantage of opportunities in the industry through workshops, innovation lab visits and cross-disciplinary projects and competitions. You will also get a head start in your future career with internships at prestigious financial institutions, including the Monetary Authority of Singapore, GIC, Citibank, DBS, HSBC, Investment Management Association of Singapore, Lattice80, OCBC, State Street, UOB and many more.

What You'll Study

Simulated Learning

Experience and perform the role of an equity analyst, portfolio manager, forex (FX) and derivative trader, and risk manager in simulation, using state-of-the art real-time financial software such as the Bloomberg Professional Terminal, Interactive Brokers, CQG and many others.

Wide Choices of Electives

The banking and finance industry is going through unprecedented changes brought about by market forces. Individuals who have broad-based skills and deep expertise are highly sought after. NYP's Diploma in Banking & Finance (DBF) is the first in Singapore to offer our students unparalleled choices of electives in FinTech, Fund Administration and Wealth Management. With this and design thinking woven into our DNA, our graduates are able to go beyond and apply a more creative problem solving approach when tackling complex business issues. Come and join the NYP Diploma Banking & Finance, recognised and known to provide experiential learning beyond classrooms, and for developing our students to be world champions!

  • Career Prospects

    Look forward to a dynamic and rewarding career in:

    • Credit & loans
    • Corporate finance
    • Financial planning
    • Portfolio investment
    • Retail/Private banking
    • Trade finance
    • Treasury & risk management
    • Wealth management
  • Further Studies

    Eligible for advanced standing into degree programmes by local and overseas universities, and exemptions for CMFAS Examinations administered by the Institute of Banking and Finance.

Did You Know?

DBF Alumni Clinches Ivy League Position

Julius Eleazar Tan had never dreamt of getting into an Ivy League school.  But after talking to some people from Columbia University, he put aside his doubts and enrolled for the degree in Political Science in 2015.

At NYP, Julius was a student from the Diploma in Banking and Financial Services and President of the Current Affairs and Debating Club. He also emceed for various NYP and national events, such as the first Youth Olympic Games, Singapore in 2010.

Juggling his various responsibilities at NYP helped him keep up with the rigorous curriculum in university. He will be graduating in 2018 and is already planning ahead. "I am currently looking at opportunities in management consulting, robust corporate leadership or rotational programmes. I believe these careers have very steep learning curves but also offer good exposure to senior leadership" he concluded.

NYP Banking Students are World Champions in CME Trading Challenge!

A team of three final year students from the Diploma in Banking & Financial Services, emerged World Champions for the CME (Chicago Mercantile Exchange) Group 2016 Trading Challenge, beating more than 500 teams from 200 universities globally, including NTU, NUS, SMU, Wharton, Carnegie Mellon, and Boston University. This is the first time a Singaporean team has won the competition.

The three students from NYP are Darrell Lim, Chong Li Shi and Toh Qing Yi, who made up Team Alpha. Together with senior lecturer Anthony Ng as their coach, the students sacrificed many sleepless nights to trade across different time zones in the online trading challenge which spanned 2 weeks. 

Congratulations on a very well deserved win Team Alpha!

Diploma in Banking and Finance Student Shines at The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition

SBM Year 2 Diploma in Banking & Finance student, Corwin Pek, did SBM proud by clinching the Bronze Award at the prestigious international essay competition, The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition. Over 12,300 young people from across the Commonwealth entered the 2017 Competition. The very best are named overall winners. Past winners include Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Mei Fong and the Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong.  

Corwin had also previously clinched the third prize in the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau’s (CPIB) short story writing competition. He received his prize from PM Lee Hsien Long at the official opening of the CPIB Corruption & Reporting Heritage Centre in June this year.

Corwin humbly shared that while it is nice to win awards on national and international platforms, one needs to keep moving forward and strive for perfection.