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Full time


1 year

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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Finance / Accounting (General)

Course type


Course Summary

Want to make a real impact on the financial landscape in this ever-changing world? This highly regarded Finance MSc is accredited by CFA, PRMIA and GARP and ensures students develop a detailed conceptual framework of principles and practices to grow a financial awareness that will stand them head and shoulders above the rest.


There is a bright future out there, but the business world will need the help of great finance thinkers to find it.

As a Kent Business School student studying Finance, you gain the knowledge and confidence to take the lead in the global financial sector.

Studying at our beautiful Canterbury campus, you learn from an internationally recognised team of specialists who are at the top of research in their field. Not only will you develop a thorough and solid understanding of financial principles and longstanding practices, you also have extensive access to real market data via our Bloomberg Lab, a coveted virtual trading platform which is bursting at the seams with live data and case studies.


Your progress on this course is assessed through a variety of means, including:

  • written examinations
  • essays
  • presentations
  • reports
  • projects
  • computer based quizzes

Successful KBS Graduates: Graduate Destinations

Our Finance graduates find work in public and private sector management and consultancy both overseas and in the UK in a wide range of companies and organisations, including:

  • Dolfin Group Wealth Management
  • NatWest
  • Huawei
  • US Bank
  • Caterpillar
  • Eurex

Many of our students also stay local and find job opportunities regionally in small and medium firms or even set-up their own businesses as well-equipped entrepreneurs.


This module develops the necessary knowledge and skills for students to be able to successfully complete a business report/dissertation proposal. Topics are: Choosing a company for analysis/ the finance topic of interest; Identifying suitable finance issues relevant to the chosen company.

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Entry requirements

Students should have a second-class degree (2.2. or above), or an equivalent internationally recognised qualification in finance, accounting, business-related disciplines, the sciences, engineering, or mathematics. All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, professional qualifications and relevant experience may also be taken into account when considering applications.

University information

The University of Kent is a leading international higher education institution, with a reputation for academic excellence and the unofficial title of the UK’s ‘European university’. With postgraduate centres in Paris and Brussels alongside the Canterbury and Medway main campuses, students will find that the university is the perfect place to sharpen their focus and broaden their horizons as they continue their studies. The university is...more

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