By learning the capstones of banking and finance alongside the digital remodelling of the sector, our Fintech graduates build a sound understanding of modern banking, technology and what it takes to succeed in the areas in the modern world.
From the foundations of finance, risk management and financial econometrics to finance with excel, big data analytics and programming for Python, this flexible course allows you to choose a range of optional and compulsory modules to ensure you are set on the right path to suit your aspirations. Put your learned theory into action via live in-class case studies, industry visits and the use of our virtual trading platform – The Bloomberg Lab.
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.
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.
This specialist programme prepares students for a variety of competitive and exciting roles within financial institutions, hedge funds, technology companies and start-ups.
Students who studied similar courses at Kent Business School have gone on to work in a variety of companies 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.
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We use a variety of teaching methods, including:
- small group seminars
- group projects
- expert speakers
- company visits
- computer-based workshops
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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 General Engineering & Technology View 134 other Masters in Financial Mathematics in United Kingdom
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- A minimum of a second-class UK degree, or an equivalent internationally recognised qualification in areas such as the sciences, engineering, computing, maths, finance and/or business. Quants/programming based background is required.
- 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.
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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.