Taught course

Banking and Finance

Institution
Kingston University · Kingston Business School
Qualifications
MScMSc with Placement

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Entry requirements

We welcome applications from anyone with a good honours (or equivalent) in any 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.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Banking and Finance MSc produces highly skilled, analytical and forward-thinking graduates who are ready to slot into specialised roles in the banking, financial services, finance and financial consultancy sectors. This is a demanding programme which has an outstanding pass rate.

The core modules on this course will show you how to manage assets, liquidity and risk; and how to analyse credit, interest, statements and rates. As well as learning about corporate finance and industry regulation.

You will also get the opportunity to work in Kingston Business School's Bloomberg trading room.

This course is suitable for students from a variety of academic backgrounds, including those with industry experience and those who do not have a bachelor's degree in economics, finance or accountancy. You can study the course part time, so you can apply your learning in the workplace straight away.

Reasons to choose Kingston University:

  • Kingston Business School is one of only five per cent of the world's business schools to be accredited by AACSB International.
  • This course is accredited by the Association of Corporate Treasurers and offers exemptions from its professional exams.
  • Kingston is one of the few UK universities with a Bloomberg trading room. It also has specialist databases such as Thomson Reuters, Bloomberg and Fame.
  • Free car parking at the Kingston Hill campus is available for students of this course. The campus can also be easily accessed by public transport. Halls accommodation is just a walk away from the classrooms.


What you will study:


This course is designed to demonstrate the links between theory and practice. Taught sessions use real life examples and case studies, while the assessments also expose you to real-life problems and solutions. Year 1 is made up of seven 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.

Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list. Those listed here may also be a mixture of core and optional modules.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MSc with Placement
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Team
Email
BLAdmissionsEnquiries@kingston.ac.uk