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Finance, Investment and Risk - MSc

Finance, Investment and Risk - MSc

Kent Business School

Canterbury campus, Canterbury, United Kingdom
  • Degree MSc
  • Study Level Masters
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Course Intensity Full Time
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Start date Sep

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Are you looking to stretch your analytical ability and gain the practical skills needed to enter the competitive world of financial investment and risk?

This CFA and GARP accredited course equips our students with the transferable critical, cognitive and intellectual skills to secure high calibre roles in this specialised sector.


In this era of uncertainty and economic change, has there ever been a more pressing time to develop your successful investment and areas of financial risk?

As a Kent Business School postgraduate student studying Finance, Investment and Risk, be prepared to develop a solid understanding of the theories that underpin modern techniques in the competitive and ever-growing sector of investment and risk management.

You will learn the skills required to solve problems in investment analysis across a broad range of trading institutions, banks and other organisations and apply this critical knowledge practically. Through our Bloomberg Lab, a virtual trading platform, you can hit the ground running and take part in trading competitions and analysis of case studies using real world data.

You will learn from an internationally recognised team of finance and risk management leaders, at the forefront of research into new and evolving practices.

Our MSc Finance, Investment and Risk degree

Students who undertake our rigorous MSc learn up-to-date theories and practices in key finance, investment and risk disciplines including the essentials of risk management, global derivatives markets, quantitative methods, portfolio management credit risk analytics and investment management.

On our programme you can also choose from a range of flexible options exploring areas including corporate governance and ethics, the mathematics of finance, fixed income markets, econometrics, programming for finance in Python and financial institution management.

In the final stage of the course, you will strengthen your knowledge on a specific area of finance and risk management through a large scale research-led report.

You will also have access to our ASPIRE centre, a purpose built entrepreneurial lab where you can develop, plan and launch your own start up business.

Our graduates frequently go on to pursue successful careers in financial and investment risk in a wide range of coveted organisations from commercial banks to investment banks and hedge funds