Banking and Finance at Kingston University - UCAS

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Course summary

Reasons to choose Kingston

  • This course is accredited by the ACT and offers exemptions from its professional exams.
  • Kingston is one of the few UK universities with a Bloomberg trading room. It also has specialist databases, such as Thomson Reuters, Bloomberg, and Fame.
  • This course is taught by research active staff and provides cutting-edge knowledge regarding the latest developments in the accounting and finance sector.
About this course This course is ideal if you aspire to a career in the banking sector, within roles of asset management, financial risk management and corporate banking. The course has been developed in consultation with professionals at RBS Capital Markets, Commerzbank AG, Standard Chartered Bank and NatWest Bank. You will learn how to manage assets, liquidity and risk, how to analyse credit, interest, statements and rates, and study corporate finance and industry regulation. You will cover much of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) credential, helping prepare you for its professional examination. You may also apply for Bloomberg certification, which can be a huge advantage in the job market. Example modules
  • Bank Operations and Strategy
  • International Finance
  • Bank Financial Risk Management
For a full list of modules please visit the Kingston University course webpage. Career opportunities You will be ready for careers in banking, investment, financial services and for paths in finance and financial management. Roles include risk officers, compliance officers and analysts.


Example modules: Bank Operations and Strategy; International Finance; Bank Financial Risk Management. For a full list of modules please visit the Kingston University course webpage.

Assessment method

Assessment typically comprises exams (eg test or exam), practical (eg presentations, performance) and coursework (eg essays, reports, self-assessment, portfolios, dissertation). The approximate percentage for how you will be assessed on this course is as follows, though depends to some extent on the optional modules you choose: Year 1: Coursework: 84% Practical: 1% Exam: 15% Professional Placement Year: Coursework: 100%

Entry requirements

A 2:2 or above honours degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline. If you do not have an honours degree, you will need to show us evidence that you know enough about the relevant subjects to understand the course materials. For example, you might have professional qualification, training or work experience in a relevant field (contact the postgraduate admissions team to find out more).

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9625 Year 1
England £6655 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6655 Year 1
Scotland £6655 Year 1
Wales £6655 Year 1
International £9625 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Banking and Finance at Kingston University - UCAS