University of Kent

Degree level: Undergraduate

Finance and Investment with a Year Abroad

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Course summary

Are you a numbers person, who grasps new concepts quickly? Are you resilient and see yourself working in a fast-paced and lucrative sector? Landing a job in finance and investment means playing a crucial role in determining financial, safety and security risks and spotting investment opportunities for a business. Study Finance and Investment at Kent Business School to gain a strong knowledge of financial principles and techniques, and the confidence necessary to work the trading floor via our real-life simulator, The Bloomberg Lab. Our degree is accredited with the CFA to ensure that you’ll graduate with the necessary expertise, skills and experience to put a sought-after career in banking, investment or risk management within your reach. Choose to study Finance and Investment at Kent because: • Our expert teaching staff appear in the top 2% of researchers worldwide • We are accredited by CFA Institute • Study at a 'Triple crown' accredited business school • All KBS students are eligible for employability support from enrolment until three years after graduation. You can also take part in our specialised Backpack to Briefcase scheme. • Turn ideas into a successful business at our ASPIRE centre • Support from Academic Peer Mentors and an Academic Adviser • Add a Year Abroad or Year in Industry for real-world experience or choose to launch your own self-employed venture in our 'Selfie Year'. • Access to the Bloomberg Lab, an industry standard trading floor software Course details You’ll be guided through a detailed introduction to financial fundamentals, principles and markets, and explore topics such as data analysis, econometrics, derivatives, portfolio and risk management. You can then tailor your degree to suit your aspirations with optional modules such as business law and corporate strategy or learn more about new and developing areas of finance like Fintech. Stage One of this course will be taught on our Medway campus, and the remainder of your degree will be taught on our Canterbury Campus so that we can offer you a wider array of optional modules.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Direct entry into Year 2 of this programme is considered on a case by case basis.

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Qualification requirements

English language requirements

Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.

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Finance and Investment with a Year Abroad at University of Kent - UCAS