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Course summary

Do you hold strong numeracy and analytical skills and want to work in a fast-paced, lucrative area in the finance or consultancy industry? Working in investment and risk means playing a crucial role in determining financial, safety and security risks and spotting investment opportunities for a business. It requires a detailed knowledge of the workings of enterprise and the ability to keep your cool in a pressured environment. Study our CFA and GARP-accredited Master’s to gain a strong knowledge of financial, risk and investment management principles and techniques, and the confidence necessary to work the trading floor via our real-life simulator, The Bloomberg Lab alongside the option to take an exciting Industrial Placement. Reasons to study MSc Finance, Investment and Risk at Kent

  • First-class facilities at our Canterbury campus, close to London
  • Study at a ‘Triple Crown’ accredited business school
  • Our expert teaching staff appear in the top 2% of researchers worldwide
  • Take part in the Business Start-Up Journey through ASPIRE
  • Enhance your experience through an Industrial Placement
  • Help SMEs through an In-Company Student Consultancy Project
  • Excellent Postgraduate funding options available
  • Access to real market data via our Bloomberg Lab.
The programme is well established and attracts a substantial number of applications from over 20 countries each year. This international aspect enables you to gain a deeper and wider learning experience and to benefit from networking opportunities during your studies and after graduation.

Modules

Possible modules may include: Quantitative Methods; Finance & Financial Reporting; Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management; Financial Risk Management; Financial Modelling and Analysis; Communications in Finance and Investment Writing; Fixed Income Analysis; Applied Financial Econometrics; Contemporary Fund Management; Portfolio Theory and Asset Pricing Models; Mathematics of Financial Derivatives; Business Economics.

Assessment method

The taught programme is assessed by a mixture of coursework assignments throughout the year, and by examinations in May and June.


Entry requirements

Students who wish to apply for a higher degree should have a good honours degree from the UK (minimum 2:2) or equivalent internationally recognised qualifications in a finance, accounting, economics, business, mathematics or engineering related discipline. Applicants without an honours degree may also be considered on the basis of work experience, professional qualifications and the relevance of the programme to their current professional role. All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, professional qualifications and experience will also be taken into account when considering applications.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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Finance, Investment and Risk at University of Kent - UCAS