University of Kent: Finance (Financial Markets)
|Institution||University of Kent View institution profile|
|Department||Kent Business School View department profile|
Gain a comprehensive framework of knowledge, insight and vision regarding the key issues in finance, and the financial function of organisations and operations. The MSc in Finance (Financial Markets) pathway develops your cognitive, critical, intellectual and research skills, plus relevant personal and interpersonal skills to interact in the real world of business and organisations.
In today’s competitive global environment, employers are increasingly selective in their search for competent business and finance professionals. Our Master’s in Finance programmes equip you with a solid background in financial principles and practices and help to cultivate your practical finance skills and real-world business knowledge.
The Financial Markets pathway gives you the benefit of studying quantitative and non-quantitative modules that are relevant to core areas of industry including Investments, Risk Management, Derivatives and Hedge-Funds. You will be introduced to the latest academic techniques that can identify profitable opportunities in competitive financial markets.
|Level||RQF Level 7|
Students who wish to apply for a higher degree should have a good honours degree from the UK (minimum 2:2) or equivalent internationally recognised qualifications in a finance, accounting, economics, business, mathematics or engineering related discipline.
Applicants without an honours degree may also be considered on the basis of work experience, professional qualifications and the relevance of the programme to their current professional role.
All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, professional qualifications and experience will also be taken into account when considering applications.
The programme involves a taught and a project component. The taught programme is assessed by a mixture of coursework assignments throughout the year, and by examinations in May and June. Once these are completed, you work full time on the Business Report in Finance.
Possible modules may include: Essentials of Financial Risk Management; Financial Data Modelling; Derivatives; Foundations of Finance; Quantitative Methods; Investments and Portfolio Management; Finance with Excel; Fixed Income Markets; Corporate Finance; Financial Regulation and Financial Crises.
University of Kent
University of Kent
Kent Business School
Kent Business School is ranked in the top 30 in the UK for Business Studies. We offer eminent business education and student experience, focussing on criteria that are important to you as a postgraduate student.
Kent Business School has over 25 years’ experience delivering business education. Our portfolio of postgraduate programmes demonstrates the breadth and depth of our expertise. Academic research and links with global business inform our teaching, ensuring a curriculum that is relevant and current. We are ranked as a top 20 UK business school for the standard of our teaching ...
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