Professional Diploma in Digital Product Management in Financial Services


Professional Diploma in Digital Product Management in Financial Services

Next programme intake

We are now welcoming registrations for our new Academic Year 2019/2020


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Who is this programme for?

This programme is for all those who interact with a financial services product. To gain a holistic understanding of the product in the digital age, learners will come from front and back office functions from roles who interact with a product, from front line, to distribution, to compliance.


How you will benefit

On successful completion of this programme, you will be able to:

–Explain the theory and practice underpinning digital product management with special reference to Agile Project Management Applying knowledge

–Sketch the digital infrastructure within your organisation and recommend how it might be enhanced to achieve an improved experience for clients

–Display the collaborative skills needed by individuals involved in the design, delivery and management of a digital product in a financial services firm

–Critically evaluate the design and operations of digital products offered by financial services providers (traditional and FinTech)

–Communicate clearly to relevant stakeholders (internal or external) using appropriate media techniques, the key features of and efficiencies of digital product management Learning skills

–Evaluate your personal skills with a view to progressing their personal and professional career ambitions.



You study two modules:

•    Digital Product Strategy (NFQ Level 8, 10 ECTS)

•    Digital Product Execution (NFQ Level 8, 10 ECTS)


When you successfully complete this programme you will be awarded a Professional Diploma in Digital Product Management in Financial Services (level 8) from UCD.


•    Combination of continuous assessment and written exams

•    The pass mark is 40% in all modules in line with UCD academic policy

Entry Requirements

Students seeking admission to the Professional Diploma in Digital Product Management in Financial Services should: Possess a Hons degree (Second class Honours Grade 2 award or higher) and experience in retail banking/ financial services

or Have at least 3 years’ experience in a retail banking, international banking, or funds company and completed a 30 ECTS Special Purpose Award (SPA) or awards (at level 7)

or Exceptionally, students without a third level qualification but with extensive and demonstrable relevant financial services experience may also be admitted to the programme on a case-by case basis


  • €800 per module

Professional Body Membership

You must be a current member of the Institute or become a member, to undertake this programme.

Membership is currently €40 per calendar year.


You may be awarded formal CPD hours when you successfully complete relevant modules within this qualification.

Further information is available here.