Kingston University

Kingston University

Banking and Finance

The course covers major OECD and emerging countries' financial services, including offshore banking and Islamic banking and insurance. Students also develop a critical knowledge and understanding of the core theories and concepts in the field of corporate finance and investment. Students then go onto examine key risks to which banks are exposed, and their measurement and management techniques. They also consider the theoretical background to the regulation of financial services and study the main operations of investment banks.

Entry requirements

The minimum requirement is a UK degree with 2nd Class Honours or overseas equivalent; relevant work experience is welcomed but is not a requirement; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS of 6.5 overall.

Course modules

Modules include: Bank operations and strategy; international financial services; corporate finance; bank financial risk management; investment banking; financial services regulation and compliance; financial engineering; research methods and dissertation. 1 optional module from: Islamic banking and insurance; financial management; international money and finance.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through examinations, coursework assignments, case studies, presentations and research projects.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 10,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 14,300 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 5,500 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 7,865 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Kingston Hill Kingston upon Thames KT2 7LB South East

Key information

Applicant Services
Telephone number: 
0844 855 2177