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Finance Analytics MSc

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The world of finance is changing. With recent advances in technology, huge amounts of data are generated every second on a global scale. Finance professionals of the future will need to harness advanced technologies to process, analyse and ultimately extract key insights to tackle the challenges facing the industry. With a focus on big data analytics, our Finance Analytics MSc is designed to provide you with rigorous applied training in quantitative and empirical methods in Finance. This course is suited to individuals with strong quantitative backgrounds who desire the skills & expertise needed for a range of highly skilled technical professions in finance. You'll study topics at the cutting edge of the finance industry such as data visualisation, big data, FinTech and robo-trading. We also offer the fully online Global Finance Analytics MSc, PG Dip if the on-campus course is not suitable for you.

Key benefits

  • Cutting edge topics in finance - You'll study advanced topics in finance to prepare you for a range of careers in analytics, data & finance, such as big data analytics, robo-trading, FinTech analytics and business risk analytics.
  • A comprehensive industry view - You'll also study key fundamental financial principles to inform a broader view of the finance industry, including financial econometrics, behavioural finance, corporate finance and risk management.
  • Designed with practitioners, delivered by experts - This course was developed in close collaboration with senior industry practitioners and will allow students to understand how advanced analytics and technologies are utilised by financial firms operating today.
  • Masterclasses - Our ungraded modules & masterclasses allow you to enhance your understanding of financial markets, software & programming and increase the possibility of securing internships in financial firms.

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Employability

As a Business School student you not only have full access to all the award winning events and resources from our central team King’s Careers and Employability service but a bespoke service curated especially for you by our dedicated careers team.

  • Develop greater self-awareness of strengths, interests and values. Increase confidence in presenting yours authentic self to employers and making career decisions that work for you.

  • Gain insight, make connections and uncover opportunities through our campus events and connections with world- leading organisations, alumni, thought leaders and investors.

  • Sharpen your application skills for internships, placements, graduate schemes and jobs using cutting edge technology combined with personalised expert feedback and specialised workshops.

  • Build an impressive portfolio of work relevant domain knowledge, leadership, workplace digital or technical skills through employer and professional programmes and micro-certifications.

  • Apply and hone your skills in a real world context. Access a world-class range of internships, placements, start-up incubators, leadership initiatives and focused diversity and inclusion opportunities.

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Employability

As a Business School student you not only have full access to all the award winning events and resources from our central team King’s Careers and Employability service but a bespoke service curated especially for you by our dedicated careers team.

  • Develop greater self-awareness of strengths, interests and values. Increase confidence in presenting yours authentic self to employers and making career decisions that work for you.

  • Gain insight, make connections and uncover opportunities through our campus events and connections with world- leading organisations, alumni, thought leaders and investors.

  • Sharpen your application skills for internships, placements, graduate schemes and jobs using cutting edge technology combined with personalised expert feedback and specialised workshops.

  • Build an impressive portfolio of work relevant domain knowledge, leadership, workplace digital or technical skills through employer and professional programmes and micro-certifications.

  • Apply and hone your skills in a real world context. Access a world-class range of internships, placements, start-up incubators, leadership initiatives and focused diversity and inclusion opportunities.

Application closing date guidance

We recommend that you submit your application as soon as possible as we may need to request further information from you to assess your application. This is particularly important if your application is successful, and you are required to meet any conditions and/or you need a Student Visa to study at King’s.

King's College London is committed to the recruitment of students with the greatest academic ability and to maintain a diverse student population. In order to ensure a balanced international student population for our most competitive programmes, we have implemented the following deadlines:

  • The final application deadline for any students who are currently residing in mainland China is 7 January 2023 (23:59 UK time). 

Please note: if you reside in mainland China and apply for this programme after the above deadline, your application may be automatically withdrawn and you will not be eligible for an application fee refund. 

  • Our first application deadline for any other applicants is on 6 March 2023 (23:59 UK time). The programme will remain open until the final application deadlines below if there are places still available:
  • Overseas (international) fee status: 24 July 2023 (23:59 UK time)
  • Home fee status: 24 August 2023 (23:59 UK time)

After the first application deadline, the programme will close at any point once it is full. Please note, you will not be eligible for an application fee refund if you apply after the first application deadline, and we are unable to process further offers because places are filled and we close the course before the final application deadline.

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