Financial and Business Management MSc

Kingston University London

Financial and Business Management MSc

This course is ideal if you aspire to a career in financial management, management accounting or business management. The course has been developed in consultation with global finance professionals.

The course teaches practical skills essential for managing businesses across a range of contexts. You will learn how to interpret and solve problems using both quantitative and qualitative methods.

Through a research project (dissertation), you may study a chosen topic in detail, with one-to-one tuition and guidance.

Reasons to choose Kingston University

  • Kingston Business School is one of only five per cent of the world's business schools to be accredited by AACSB International. This course is accredited by the ACT and offers exemptions from its professional exams.
  • This course is taught by research active staff and provides cutting-edge knowledge regarding the latest developments in the financial business sector.
  • There are opportunities for diverse methods of learning, including real-life case studies, financial data platforms, such as Bloomberg, Fame and Data stream, and an online simulation game.
  • Free car parking at the Kingston Hill campus is available for students of this course. The campus can also be easily accessed by public transport. Halls accommodation is just a walk away from the classrooms.

Entry Requirements

  • A 2:2 or above honours degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline.

  • IELTS of 6.5 overall with no element below 6.0.

Career Prospects

The professional placement year is optional. It takes place after the full time year. It allows students to do a 12-month work placement as part of their course. The work placement is an assessed part of the course and is therefore covered by a Student Route visa.

Career opportunities after completing Financial and Business Management MSc

  • Chief Executives.
  • Financial Managers.
  • Personal Finance Advisers.
  • Financial Analysts.
  • Financial Examiners.
  • Budget Analysts.
  • Accountants and Auditors.
  • Insurance Underwriters.

Course Details

The course is highly practical. Each module has been designed to teach you the skills that employers value most. You will even be assessed in practical terms, with tests based on real-life practices, so that you can get used to the way you will work for an employer when you have finished the course.

You will learn the computer and research skills employers demand for working in this highly competitive sector. The programme has a balanced approach, teaching you how to interpret and solve problems using both quantitative and qualitative methods.

This course is underpinned by the latest research and best practice. Modules have been developed to provide you with up-to-date and relevant knowledge of accounting, finance and research methods.

Year 1

Core Modules
Financial Accounting and Financial Management
Corporate Finance and Financial Statement Analysis
Financial Modelling and Research Methods
Management Accounting
International Business Strategy with Simulation

Optional Modules:
International Marketing
Risk Financing

Research Project:
Research Project

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