Kingston University

Kingston University

Investment and Financial Risk Management

The programme will provide you with the computer and research skills required by employers in this highly competitive sector. After an induction programme introducing you to the Business School and the expectations and ethos of the course, you will go on to:address the modern portfolio theory and its implications for asset pricing; study fixed income analysis, financial statement analysis, financial risk management; develop a critical knowledge and understanding of the core theories and concepts in the field of corporate finance and investment and financial accounting; and examine in detail the key risks (credit, liquidity, interest rate and market risk) to which investment firms and banks are exposed, and their measurement and management techniques.

Entry requirements

A UK degree with 2nd Class Honours or overseas equivalent; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS of 6.5 overall.

Course modules

Modules include: Portfolio analysis and management; fixed income and securities; financial engineering; investment banking; financial risk management; bank operations and strategy; financial accounting; financial services regulation; financial management; managing operational risk in financial institutions; research methods and dissertation; corporate finance.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through examinations; coursework assignments; case studies; presentations; research projects; Bloomberg trading test.


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

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