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Study mode

Online

Duration

8 months

Start date

Contact University

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Banking Finance / Accounting (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

The 100% online PG Cert in Global Finance & Banking from King’s Business School allows you to explore advanced financial and banking principles, such as investment analysis, analysis of financial statements, models of asset returns, optimal investment & risk and portfolio management. King’s Business School is the new hub in London for engaging with business, finance and government; where game-changing research informs a contemporary approach to business education, creating socially responsible leaders of the future. Learn from leading academics and active senior finance professionals who will give you the right knowledge and tools to effectively tackle business challenges and support your career aspirations. There will be a strong focus on practical skills, giving you the right knowledge and tools to effectively tackle challenges in the global finance and banking sectors, and support your career aspirations. Fit your studies around your work and life commitments without taking a career break, and start to grow the essential research, analytical and critical thinking skills that you will need to succeed in your future finance career.

Course detail

The MSc in Global Finance & Banking offers specialised, practical and theoretical education in an environment of academic excellence. It is designed for students who aim to pursue or progress their careers in banking and finance, including roles in financial regulation, finance and risk management and actuarial science.

Teaching and assessment

This course has been designed specifically for a 100% online audience. It uses a range of interactive activities to support learning, including discussion forums, online readings, interactive lectures, videos and online tutorials. Students are expected to undertake approximately 22 hours of study per week. In addition to the online learning resources designed specifically for this programme, students will have access to King’s College London’s Library Services, electronic resources, supportive online tutors and student support services. Students are assessed through a combination of written coursework and online examinations. The assessment methods may vary between modules but each module will include one or more of these methods. The study time and assessment methods detailed above are typical and give you a good indication of what to expect. However, they may change if the programme modules change.

Modules

Commercial and Investment Banking (15 Credits)
Financial Statements (15 Credits)
Quantitative Methods for Finance (15 Credits)
Investments (15 Credits)

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (overall cost)

£7,688

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (overall cost)

£7,688

Entry requirements

Students need to have 1st class or 2:1 undergraduate degree required in a social science related area (e.g. management, economics, finance or other relevant subject). The programme is most suitable if students have some quantitative background in either finance, economics or have a degree with some quantitative elements. In order to meet the academic entry requirements for this programme you should have a minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree with a final mark of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme. If you are still studying you should be achieving an average of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme. Students who do not achieve a 2:1 but have professional experience may be considered. Each application is considered on a case-by-case basis.