CGIUKI Level 5 International Finance and Administration (Jersey & International)

Professional Qualification


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The Chartered Governance Institute’s IFA Level 5 qualification builds on IFA Level 4 and provides a more detailed understanding of international finance. Ideal for those who already work in a supervisory or junior management finance role, the qualification suits the needs of staff working in different sectors or areas of work, including fund administration, business management and financial reporting and governance.

BPP has been offering the Chartered Governance Institute qualifications for many years and we’ve structured our courses to meet a whole range of study requirements whether via face to face classes or online learning. With our excellent study materials, highly qualified tutors and helpful administrative support, BPP offers you a successful study experience, equipping you for a variety of different career paths and is why we have been a Chartered Governance Institute Recommended Tuition Partner in the Channel Islands for many years.

Suitable For

Candidates in a supervisory or junior management role and who:
• Hold a Level 4 International Finance and Administration;
• Hold a Certificate in Offshore Finance and Administration (COFA) qualification;
• Have a relevant university degree or Higher National Diploma (HND) from a recognised institution
• Hold a Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) Diploma in International Trust Management

Level 5 is set at second year undergraduate level.

05 Jun 2023
2 years
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CGIUKI Level 5 International Finance and Administration (Jersey & International)

Date: 05 Jun 2023
Cost: Please contact us
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The Qualification



Level 5 International Finance and Administration

Four papers make up the Level 5 qualification:

  • Trust and Company Administration (Core Module)
    As well as thoroughly covering trust and company administration this module also covers the regulation of offshore service providers, taxation & tax planning
  • Fund Administration
    This module explores the world of investment & modern portfolio management. It also examines how an investment fund comes together from the spark of an idea through to expertise and structuring; administration & regulation; the different products & services available and how they’re regulated.
  • Business Management in Practice
    This module introduces the fundamentals of effective management & leadership in business. It also explores how business functions can be organised & how they develop their business strategy in order to grow their business.
  • Financial Reporting and Governance
    This module covers the financial reporting & accounting frameworks within which UK companies must operate. It also looks at different types of investment & how they’re treated for accounting purposes plus the key issue of corporate governance and why it is necessary for companies to implement good governance.

Qualification details

  • Qualification takes between 12 and 24 months to complete
  • JFSC Table 4 qualification
  • On completion of all four papers, students receive the Level 5 Diploma in International Finance and Administration and are eligible to become affiliated members of The Chartered Governance Institute.
  • For more information about the qualification, download the IFA Level 5 Discovery Pack

 Please Note: It is the student’s responsibility to register with the awarding body.




Timetables And Prices

June 2023

Exam deadline entry: 28 March

Exam dates: 05 - 16 June

Download the course timetables and prices:

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Choice of study options

Choose from classroom or online study sessions to fit around your busy lifestyle. Both providing the same high standard of teaching, learning materials and support. 


Classroom Courses

Stay motivated and on track by studying at specific times. Courses include:

  • Chartered Governance Institute-approved Study Text, accessible through MyCG
  • BPP course notes written by the BPP tutor
  • Access to online recorded webinars
  • Two mock exams
  • Lifetime pass assurance*

Online Classroom

Access pre-recorded lectures from our expert tutors, giving you the freedom and flexibility to learn in a way that is tailored to you and your commitments. Throughout your course, we'll also supply you with key dates and study guidance to help you structure your studies and utilise the support on offer to you.


* Our Lifetime Pass Assurance also gives students and employers the reassurance that, in the event that a student does not pass an exam, provided they have attended the classes and attempted the mock exams, they can resit the course as many times as it takes for them to pass.

For further details please contact BPP on 01534 711800 or email


Annie Goubert
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BPP offers an amazing alternative to university for school leavers and offers students a flexible and welcoming learning experience alongside their career. Since joining Estera after Sixth Form, studying IFA has given me opportunities in my career so far such as more company secretarial responsibilities, including arranging and attending client board meetings."

Annie Goubert, Level 5 IFA Fund Administration prizewinner at the June 2019 sitting



Taught by expert tutors with relevant industry experience and a passion for their subject

Extensive support and coaching, guiding you through the qualification at the right pace

Lifetime Pass Assurance Guarantee means you can resit the course for free until you pass






Contact The Chartered Governance Institute

The Chartered Governance Institute 
Saffron House
6–10 Kirby Street
London EC1N 8TS
United Kingdom

Contact form: Send a message
Phone: +44 (0)20 7580 4741

Contact BPP International Finance

Please contact the Customer Services Team

Phone: +44 (0)1534 711800