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Course summary

Reasons to choose Kingston – This course is taught by research active staff and provides cutting-edge knowledge regarding the latest developments in the finance sector. – This course offers exemptions from professional exams of the ACT. It offers the highest number of exemptions for gaining a professional certificate. – 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. About this course You will gain a well-integrated knowledge of financial accounting, finance and investment and management accounting. You will link these topics to issues of management and corporate strategy, studying real-life examples and case studies. This course has been developed in consultation with professionals at RBS Capital Markets, Commerzbank AG, Standard Chartered Bank and NatWest Bank. As part of this course you may apply for Bloomberg certification, often a huge advantage in the jobs market. Example modules – Financial Modelling and Research Methods – Corporate Finance and Financial Statement Analysis – Portfolio Theory and Investment Banking Career opportunities This course will prepare you for careers in the financial industries. Graduates progress to roles such as sales executives in financial products, investment analysts, data analysts or in fintech.


Example core modules: Financial Modelling and Research Methods, Corporate Finance and Financial Statement Analysis, Portfolio, Theory and Investment Banking, Financial Accounting and Financial Management, Market-based Accounting. Example optional modules: International Money and Finance, Fixed Income Analysis.

Assessment method

Assessment typically comprises exams (eg test or exam), practical (eg presentations, performance) and coursework (eg essays, reports, self-assessment, portfolios, dissertation).

Entry requirements

A 2:2 or above honours degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline. Candidates with non-standard qualifications but with relevant experience are welcome to apply.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £17000 Year 1
England £11800 Year 1
Northern Ireland £11800 Year 1
Scotland £11800 Year 1
Wales £11800 Year 1
International £17000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please visit the provider course webpage for further information regarding additional course cost.
Finance at Kingston University - UCAS