Students who undertake our rigorous MSc in Finance, Investment and Risk learn up-to-date theories and practices in key finance, investment and risk disciplines including the essentials of risk management, global derivatives markets, quantitative methods, portfolio management credit risk analytics and investment management.
You also have access to our ASPIRE centre, a purpose-built entrepreneurial lab where you can develop, plan and launch your own start-up business.
This course offers extensive access to real market data via our Bloomberg Lab, a virtual trading platform that is bursting at the seams with real-world data and case studies to apply your newfound expertise.
Kent Business School offers an optional one and half week refresher workshop in Mathematics, Statistics and Excel, prior to the start of this programme.
Industrial placements are the perfect way for you to enhance your career prospects and deepen your understanding of a specific area of expertise. This MSc programme is available with the option to take an in-company or self-employed industrial placement of up to 12 months (visa dependent), allowing you to gain work experience in the UK or overseas.
Our Finance and Investment Risk graduates find work in public and private sector both overseas and in the UK in a wide range of companies and organisations, including:
- Dolfin Group Wealth Management
- US Bank
Many of our students also stay local and find job opportunities regionally in small and medium firms or even set-up their own businesses as well-equipped entrepreneurs.
This course is accredited by the CFA Institute and Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP).
- Financial Risk Management
- Quantitative Methods
- Investments and Portfolio Management
- Credit Risk
- Research Methods and Skills (Finance)
- Investment Management
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
There is no fixed application deadline for applications from home/EU students, though we strongly recommend you apply as soon as possible
DisciplinesBanking and Investment View 185 other Masters in Banking and Investment in United Kingdom
- A minimum of a second-class UK degree, or an equivalent internationally recognised qualification, in finance, accounting, economics, business, mathematics, natural sciences or engineering related discipline.
- All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, professional qualifications and relevant experience may also be taken into account when considering applications.
International21200 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 21200 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
National11400 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 11400 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
Kent Business School has a wide range of funding opportunities for postgraduate students, which include Scholarships, Bursaries, the Kent Business School Loyalty Award for University of Kent undergraduates and the KBS Early Bird Discount. The Early Bird Discount equates to 10% off tuition fees (apply by 31 March 2023 and pay course deposit by 30 April 2023).
For more information on funding available from Kent Business School, please visit the postgraduate funding page.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.