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Kingston University: Investment and Financial Risk Management

Institution Kingston University View institution profile
Department Kingston Business School
Telephone 02033089932
Study type Taught


Reasons to choose Kingston – This course is taught by research active staff and provides cutting-edge knowledge regarding the latest developments in the financial investment sector. – The course offers exemptions from the professional exams of the ACT. There is also the chance to gain qualifications such as Bloomberg certification, or prepare for the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) credential (many aspects are covered by the course). – We are one of the few UK universities with a Bloomberg trading room, offering hands-on skills. You may also use Thomson DataStream Advance.

About this course This course has been developed with input from professionals at RBS, Commerzbank, Standard Chartered Bank and NatWest.

Using real-life examples, live data and the latest research and theories, you will create and manage investment portfolios and present the results.

You will use industry standard databases, learning to analyse and explore topics using qualitative and quantitative methods.

Example modules – Financial Modelling and Research Methods – Corporate Finance and Financial Statement Analysis – Portfolio Theory and Investment Banking

Career opportunities You will be ready to work in investment, trading, financial analysis, fund management, banking, financial services, finance and financial consultancy.


Kingston University


A vibrant, modern and supportive University based across four campuses, Kingston offers a wide range of postgraduate taught and research degrees. It offers people from all backgrounds and countries (148 at the last count) the opportunity to make a difference – not only to their own lives, but also to the world around them.

You’ll earn a postgraduate degree with a difference via 118 years of teaching excellence.  We will help you to achieve your career goals by putting your academic knowledge into practice, gaining the problem-solving skills and flexibility you need to adapt to the changing …

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