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Investment and Financial Risk Management MSc

Investment and Financial Risk Management MSc

Different course options

Full time | Kingston Hill | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Financial Management Risk Management Investment Management

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Why choose this course?

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

This rigorous and intensive masters course is designed to produce high-calibre, analytical graduates with practical skills who are ready to slot in to 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).

What you will study

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.

Each module is designed to develop the skills valued by employers, such as presentation, team work, problem solving and communication skills.

We teach an extremely practical programme using real-life examples, live data and the latest research and theories. You will get the opportunity to create and manage investment portfolios and present the results, learn to use a Bloomberg trading room and industry standard databases, and undertake a research project.

You will examine the key issues in investment banking and trading. You will also learn to apply various different techniques in practice. We will show you how to analyse and explore a number of different topics using a balance of qualitative and quantitative methods.

After you graduate

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.

Modules

This module belongs to teaching block 1 and 2. This module will be especially useful for students interested in careers in the corporate or financial services sectors, as well as those interested in working as financial advisers, consultants or analysts. It will teach you about a unique combination of major contemporary theoretical and empirical developments in corporate finance, and the analysis and valuation of companies from both an accounting and financial perspective. The corporate finance section will help develop your critical knowledge and understanding of the core theories and concepts in the field of corporate finance. It aims to develop your ability to apply this knowledge and understanding in real corporate cases. The financial statement analysis section will develop your critical knowledge and understanding of accounting principles, and enable you to analyse financial statements and reports using financial ratios and other metrics. You will assess corporate profitability and financial stability, and learn to critically evaluate the corporate reporting choices.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

11,800

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

17,000

Entry requirements

A 2:2 or above honours degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline. If you do not have an honours degree, you will need to show us evidence that you know enough about the relevant subjects to understand the course materials - for example, a professional qualification, training or work experience in a relevant field (contact the Postgraduate Admissions Team to find out more).

University information

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

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