As a Kent Business School student studying Finance , an internationally recognised team of experts are on hand to ensure you develop a thorough and solid understanding of the fast-paced financial industry, from longstanding practices to exciting innovations.
With regular industry visits plus endless access to real market data via our Bloomberg Lab, a virtual trading platform, apply knowledge and theory from the first day of the course and be prepared with vital experience to assist you in a future career within finance.
You will also have access to our ASPIRE centre, a purpose-built entrepreneurial lab where you can develop, plan and launch your own start-up business.
MSc Finance (Dual Award)
The two-year dual award allows students to attain their first Masters’ award, MSc Finance in the UK in their first year with their second year in Hong Kong at our partner University, Hong Kong Baptist University where they can attain their second Masters’ award, MSc Mathematical Finance. Find out more here: https://www.kent.ac.uk/courses/postgraduate/2198/finance-dual-award
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.
This course is available with the option to undertake an industrial placement ranging from 3 – 12 months depending upon your visa requirements (if applicable), allowing you to gain work experience in the UK or overseas. This option is also available for students wishing to undertake a self-employed placement, or ‘SELFIE’ as it is also known.
While the placements are self-sought, The School offers support to those students seeking an industrial placement, through extra-curricular engagement with our dedicated placements team.
Students considering this option should be aware that they will be required to complete all stage 1 and 2 modules and that there may be additional costs in terms of accommodation, for example.
Our Finance graduates find work in public and private sector management and consultancy 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, Professional Risk Managers’ International Association (PRMIA) and Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP).
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- Financial Risk Management
- Financial Econometrics
- Quantitative Methods
- Investments and Portfolio Management
- Research Methods and Skills
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- 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
DisciplinesFinance Financial Mathematics Risk Management View 159 other Masters in Risk Management in United Kingdom
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- A minimum of a second-class UK degree, or an equivalent internationally recognised qualification in finance, accounting, business-related disciplines, the sciences, engineering, or mathematics.
- All applicants are considered on an individual basis and those 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 relevant experience may also be taken into account when considering applications.
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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 equates to a 10% discount on tuition fees (apply by 31 March 2022).
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.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.