Investment and Financial Risk Management MSc
Key Course Facts
Reasons to choose Kingston – This course is taught by research active staff and provides cutting-edge knowledge regarding the latest developments in the financial investment sector. – The course offers exemptions from the professional exams of the ACT. There is also the chance to gain qualifications such as Bloomberg certification, or prepare for the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) credential (many aspects are covered by the course). – We are one of the few UK universities with a Bloomberg trading room, offering hands-on skills. You may also use Thomson DataStream Advance.
About this course This course has been developed with input from professionals at RBS, Commerzbank, Standard Chartered Bank and NatWest.
Using real-life examples, live data and the latest research and theories, you will create and manage investment portfolios and present the results.
You will use industry standard databases, learning to analyse and explore topics using qualitative and quantitative methods.
Example modules – Financial Modelling and Research Methods – Corporate Finance and Financial Statement Analysis – Portfolio Theory and Investment Banking
Career opportunities You will be ready to work in investment, trading, financial analysis, fund management, banking, financial services, finance and financial consultancy.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
- All other courses
- Foundation / Pathway Courses
- Graduate Degrees
- Undergraduate Degrees
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A 2:2 or above honours degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline. Candidates with non-standard qualifications but with relevant experience are welcome to apply.
Tuition Fees Investment and Financial Risk Management MSc
|England UK||£11800||year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£11800||year 1|
Additional fee information
Average student cost of living in the UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
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About Kingston University
Founded in 1899, Kingston University is located in the suburban town of Kingston upon Thames, London. The university’s four campuses can be found in and around the town centre, with a free shuttle bus helping students to get there. This university offers what they call Flexi-stay accommodation, which allows students to book rooms in their residence halls for periods in which they expect to be studying exceptionally hard.
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Investment and Financial Management MSc||University of East Anglia||-||-||-||£10300||£18000||-||Norwich||On campus Full-time|
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