About the Course

Build Your Knowledge in Wealth Management, Fund Administration and FinTech

The Diploma in Banking & Finance is for you if you want a career in the dynamic, fast-evolving world of banking and financial services.

Future-proof yourself for an AI-driven banking and finance world. Since SBM introduced this diploma 29 years ago, we have constantly kept the content relevant, preparing our students for the future. Our graduates have gone on to excel in their further studies and careers. This course shapes you to be a digital-ready business and finance professional.

What You'll Study

Wide Choices of Electives

Our Diploma in Banking & Finance is the first course in Singapore to offer students an unparalleled choice of electives in the areas of fintech, fund administration and wealth management.

Students will gain deep, specialised knowledge in these areas, and be equipped with the ability to creatively solve complex business problems – qualities that are highly sought-after in the competitive banking and finance industry!


  • Career Prospects

    Look forward to exciting and rewarding careers as:

    • Assistant Relationship Manager
    • Assistant Wealth Planner
    • Client Portfolio Analyst
    • Client Service Officer
    • Client Support Service Officer
    • Compliance Analyst
    • Credit and Lending Operations Analyst
    • Customer Experience Executive
    • Data Analyst
    • Digital Transformation Executive
    • Financial Planner
    • Fund Management Assistant
    • Innovation Executive
    • Investment Analyst
    • Investment Counsellor Assistant
    • Operational Risk Analyst
    • Product Analyst
    • Product Development Analyst
    • Product Marketing Executive
    • Portfolio Analyst
    • Trust Administrator
  • Further Studies

    Our Diploma in Banking & Finance opens doors for you to further your education at reputable local and overseas universities. Many of our graduates have also received advanced standing for admission to degree programmes at well-known universities. Others have been given exemptions for CMFAS Examinations administered by the Institute of Banking and Finance.

Did You Know?

Fun Facts Video

Check out some cool fun facts about our Diploma in Banking & Finance!

Banking on Success

The Financial Planning Association of Singapore (FPAS) organized an industry-wide financial planning competition in August this year. This award recognizes financial planners in Singapore for their financial planning excellence in the Banking, Insurance and Financial Advisory (FA) sectors.

The NYP team of 6 students from the Diploma in Banking & Finance were announced the winners on 21 August 2020 for this year's FPAS 2020. FPAS celebrates excellence in professional knowledge & exceptional financial planning skills. Our NYP team faced stiff competition from fellow students in Ngee Ann Polytechnic School of Business and Accountancy and Singapore Polytechnic School of Business. As these students vied for this recognition, the NYP team delivered an excellent performance that led them to victory.

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.