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IFP develops level six degree

The Institute of Financial Planning has developed a level six equivalent financial planning degree with Manchester Metropolitan University Business School.

The four-year financial services planning and management undergraduate course will run from September 2011 once it has been approved by the FSA.

It will be predominantly knowledge-based, though units will also cover financial planning soft skills.

Students will also have to complete a one-year work placement as part of the course.

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