Diploma in Digital Banking and Finance


1. Title and Origin:
• Diploma in Digital Banking and Finance (DDBF)
Awarded by:American Center for Education


2. Program Summary:

The Diploma in Digital Banking and Finance aims to provide students with the key knowledge and understanding of Digital Banking and Finance concepts preparing students mainly in the mobile and online banking and finance sector. In today’s world of convenience and speed, consumers especially the millennials and order Gen Z, has migrated to the digital transactions instead of the physical bank.

Candidature Period:

This diploma has a 12 month candidature from the course end date stated on student contract.


3. Entry Requirements:

Academic Requirements:

• C6 in any 3 ‘O’ level subjects or

• Completed Certificate studies from ACE in any disciples or

• Mature learners (at least 21) with 2 years work experiences or

• Other professional qualifications, foreign or private diploma will be assessed on a case-to-case-basis or

• Pass ACE English Placement Test or

• Equivalent or above

Age Requirement:

Minimum age: 16

English Requirements:

• Scored C6 or above in GCE O-level English, or

• ACE English Placement Test or

• IELTS 5.5, or

• Its equivalent


4. Total Course Duration/Instruction Hours:

• Full Time: Theory study, 12 Months/405 hours, 5 sessions per week x 3 hours

• Part Time: Theory study, 18 Months/405 hours, 3 sessions per week x 3 hours


5. Mode of Delivery and Intake:

Delivery    : Lectures and Tutorials (Blended)

Intake      : Mar, May, Jul, Sep and Nov of each year

*Note: The course intake months might be adjusted.


6. Course Fees:

• Please click here to find out the relevant fee details.

• ACE has Regional Course Fees List for Vietnam and Philippines. Please contact our Course Consultant for the latest Course Fees List.

• Please follow your signed student contract to make the relevant payment.

• Students and parents shall transfer the course fees directly to ACE bank account or make the payment to ACE finance department.

• Students and parents shall pay attention to the risk of paying course fees through recruitment agents or other third parties.


7. Course Synopses and Module Description:

Design to equipped learners with the right skill sets to reimagine the future of banking with our Diploma in Banking & Finance by providing learners with broad-based knowledge of accounting and business with specialized training in banking and finance. 

Core units:

1. Fintech and Financial Services

2. Data Analytics

3. Principle of Banking and Finance

4. Combating Commercial Crime

5. Economics

6. Management and Strategy

7. Contemporary Issues and International Finance

8. Effective Business Communication

Internship Module

9. Final Project or OJT (IA)


8. Graduation Requirement

• Pass all core modules, and

• Pass Internship Module (or being replaced by a Final Project with an approval)


9. Assessment Methods:

• 45% Assignment (Homework, Quizzes, Group work & etc)

• 25% Mid-Term Examination

• 30% Final Examination


10. Lecturers:

Please refer to this page for the relevant lecturers being assigned to the relevant modules.


11. Academic Progression:

Please refer to this page for ACE Program Academic Progression Path.


If you need any extra information about this course, please click here to write to ACE course consultants.

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