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Global Financial Trading MSc

OVERVIEW

This course runs at Coventry University London Campus in October 2015 and January 2016 and is aimed at professionals looking to consolidate their knowledge of the world of international financial trading.

The course examines the principles of global financial markets, the systems used, and their impact across a broad range of contemporary management concerns. Using our technology-rich fully simulated trading floor, mirroring a top investment bank, students benefit from an unrivalled competitive advantage in the global finance employment market.

This course provides students with the practical skills necessary to effectively lead in the fast-paced world of the global markets. This course also delivers the training for the highly regarded Financial Information Associate (FISD) Certificate, recognised by the world’s leading financial information companies.

This course provides students with the practical skills necessary to effectively lead in the fast-paced world of the global markets. This course also delivers the training for the highly regarded Financial Information Associate (FISD) Certificate, recognised by the world’s leading financial information companies.

WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?

This course has your future employability as its focus. By choosing to study at Coventry University London Campus you will benefit from:

  • start dates in October and January;
  • a unique experience delivered by an institution with strong foundations in educating business leaders;
  • includes work-related activity and leading lectures from high-profile business figures;
  • no previous work experience required;
  • we will help you to secure future employment by offering essential training in key areas such as CV writing, presentation skills and interview technique;
  • questions conventional wisdoms and replaces them with new and developing perspectives, new patterns of thinking and new insights;
  • learning and assessment reflect an action learning approach focused upon team work, business simulations and real-world projects, all of which are underpinned by analysis and synthesis;
  • comprehensive immigration, visa advice and student support.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

The MSc Global Financial Trading is aimed at graduates from a broad range of disciplines wishing to pursue a career in international financial trading.

The programme examines the principles of equity trading and evaluation, bond trading and financial derivatives. Using our technology-rich fully simulated trading floor, mirroring a top investment bank, students gain an unrivalled competitive advantage in the global finance employment market.

Programme Structure

MSc programmes are delivered over four terms of 10 weeks each and you can choose to begin your programme in January and October.

All students study five core management modules, four mandatory modules and an internship, consulting project or dissertation.

Modules include

  • Advanced business practice,
  • trading economics,
  • understanding financial reporting,
  • financial enterprise and social responsibility,
  • valuation of securities and equity trading,
  • global financial markets,
  • banking, regulation and risk,
  • advanced valuation of securities and bond trading,
  • financial derivatives trading: options, future and swaps,
  • organisation internship or consulting project or dissertation.

In our consultations with business leaders and prospective MSc students, they told us how much work experience matters. Coventry University London Campus is committed to offering students a work experience opportunity for up to ten weeks.

This experience will provide an opportunity:

For first-hand experience of the business and working culture of an organisation, to work independently on a significant, managerial issue with your employer’s support and academic guidance,to create management reports for multiple stakeholders,to build commercial awareness and understanding in the context of decision-making,to develop more effective communication and presentation skills,to build up a stronger set of personal and professional skills.Work experience at Coventry University London Campus can be undertaken in a variety of ways; an internship, an individual consultancy project or a group consulting project.

HOW WILL THIS COURSE BE TAUGHT?

MSc programmes are delivered over four terms of 10 weeks. 

All students study five core management modules, four mandatory modules and an internship, consulting project or dissertation.

You will be assigned a personal tutor who will be able to review and discuss your progress and offer advice throughout your studies.

Entry Requirements

To be accepted for the programme students must possess a second class honours degree (2:2) or above.

English Language IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

No work experience required.

How will this course enhance my career prospects?

Students will emerge from this course with well-developed powers of analysis, clear perspectives on strategy and strategic thinking, and highly effective communication and research skills. All of which are demanded by employers in private, public, and third sector organisations around the world.

WORK PLACEMENTS

In our consultations with business leaders and prospective MSc students, they told us how much work experience matters. Coventry University London Campus is committed to offering students a work experience opportunity for up to 10 weeks.

This experience will provide an opportunity:

  • for first-hand experience of the business and working culture of an organisation,
  • to work independently on a significant, managerial issue with your employer’s support and academic guidance,
  • to create management reports for multiple stakeholders,
  • to build commercial awareness and understanding in the context of decision-making,
  • to develop more effective communication and presentation skills,
  • to build up a stronger set of personal and professional skills.

Work experience at Coventry University London Campus can be undertaken in a variety of ways; an internship, an individual consultancy project or a group consulting project.

APPLY FOR THIS COURSE ORDER A PROSPECTUS
Course code:
LONT014
Duration:
  • 1 year full-time

Qualification:
  • Postgraduate Degree (MBA / MSc / MA / MPA)

Course type:
  • Full time

Fees:
Jan 2016: £10,250 • Sept 2016: £10,500

Contact Details:

Coventry University London Campus

+44 (0) 20 7247 3666