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Investment and Financial Risk Management MSc

Kingston University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Kingston Hill

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Investment and financial risk are a highly competitive sector and our course will give you the IT and research skills that employers demand.

This rigorous and intensive master’s course is designed to produce high-calibre, analytical graduates with practical skills who are ready to slot into a specialised role. As a graduate, you will be ready to work in investment, trading, financial analysis, fund management, banking, financial services, finance and financial consultancy.

The course is an extremely practical programme using real examples, the latest research and theories, and live data.

This course is suitable for both experienced corporate finance and financial management practitioners who want to add to their skills, and those looking for a career in the area.

This course is accredited by the Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT). Assessment typically comprises exams (e.g. test or exam), practical (e.g. presentations, performance) and coursework (e.g. essays, reports, self-assessment, portfolios, dissertation). This course can typically help lead to careers for example in investment banking, finance, insurance, risk control, compliance and regulation. Typical roles may include investment manager, risk controller, compliance officer, risk officer, investment analyst and consultant. Graduates have gone on to work for Moody's Analytics, Ernst & Young, Nordea, Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management, Protiviti Ltd, Gulf International Bank, Danske Bank, Barclays and Accenture.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 16,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Kingston University

  • University League Table

    100th

  • Campus address

    Kingston University, River House, 53-57 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, Kingston Upon Thames, KT1 1LQ, England

Students have a longstanding reputation for business start-ups, supported through an extensive programme of enterprise education events and industry links.
Kingston University is investing significantly in its campuses. A multi-floor library and dance studios are key features of its new Town House building.
Students from more than 140 countries bring diversity, fresh ideas and a range of life experiences to enrich the learning environment on campus.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    90th out of 103 7

    93rd out of 123 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    105 48%

    75th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    44 44%

    98th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    85th

    24
  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    104 48%

    99th

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    53 53%

    112th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    48th

    21

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