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MSc - Master of Science
Financial Management Business Studies Business & Finance
Why choose this course?
This course is a combination of two highly successful courses run by the Business School – the Accounting and Finance MSc and the International Business Management MSc. Both have established international reputations for excellence. The programme is intensive, thorough and challenging, designed to give you the theoretical and practical skills essential for managing today's businesses. This course is suitable for students who have not studied economics, finance or accountancy at bachelors level, as well as those with previous qualifications and experience.
This course is accredited by the Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT).
What you will study
The course is highly practical. Each module has been designed to teach you the skills that employers value most. You will even be assessed in practical terms, with tests based on real-life practices, so that you can get used to the way you will work for an employer when you have finished the course.
You will learn the computer and research skills employers demand for working in this highly competitive sector. The programme has a balanced approach, teaching you how to interpret and solve problems using both quantitative and qualitative methods.
This course is underpinned by the latest research and best practice. Modules have been developed to provide you with up-to-date and relevant knowledge of accounting, finance and research methods.
Year 1 is made up of six core modules, one optional module and a research project.
Year 2, the Professional Placement Year, is optional and offers a full year of work experience.
After you graduate
This course can help lead to careers in corporate finance and financial management areas or work in relevant government bodies sectors.
Typical roles may include analyst, financial planner, controller, sales manager, financial accountant, international relationship manager.
Graduates have gone on to work for Bloomberg, Starcom MediaVest Group (USA), Hellenic Bank (Cyprus), Thai Military Bank (Thailand), National Social Protection Agency (Maldives), Emaar Economic City (Saudi Arabia), Rabobank and RedCloud Technologies.
For this course (per year)
For this course (per year)
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.
Located in South-West London, Kingston University offers a high-quality portfolio of taught postgraduate and research degree courses in a buzzing, student-friendly, riverside town. Students at Kingston are equipped with the skills they need to succeed in the modern workplace and are provided with a huge variety of learning opportunities, state-of-the-art resources and facilities and support services. Postgraduate study spans four academic...more