Finance is a broad but booming sector, working within it means you may be involved in investing money, managing it, protecting it or accounting for it. Good finance workers need a head for numbers, detail-driven organisational skills but also the ability to communicate well and be resilient pressure.
Our CFA, PRMIA and GARP accredited MSc in Finance sculpts graduates who understand financial needs and risks of enterprise and have a good handle of the systems and longstanding practices to succeed in this field. Taught by academic experts and co-designed with industry experts, our MSc develops highly employable graduates. Further, our Bloomberg Finance Lab and optional Industrial Placements allow students to apply their learnings to genuine business data.
Reasons to study MSc Finance at Kent
What you’ll learn
You’ll be learning the capstones of finance such as foundations of finance , investments and portfolio management, financial risk management, financial econometrics and derivatives alongside modules on research methods and skills and in particular quantitative methods.. You will end your Master's with a detailed report, which will allow you to further develop your knowledge and skills in finance with the support of a dedicated finance expert supervisor.
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“My postgraduate degree certainly helped me get into the industry, as I was able to talk with confidence about the financial world.”
~ Darren Smith, KBS Finance student
Knowledge and understanding