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Global Financial Trading MSc 2019/20 entry

Course code:

LONT031

Study options:

1 year full-time

 

Location:

Coventry University London

Starting:

September 2019

 

Fees:
Faculty:

Coventry University London


Get in touch

Coventry University London

+44 (0) 20 7247 3666


Overview

This programme is aimed at students with a strong interest in financial trading in integrated financial markets. You will focus on trading and the behaviour of global financial markets through the use of an on campus simulated trading floor, which provides practical exposure and hands-on experience in the art of trading.

In addition, you will gain career ready business skills sought after by employers’, including teamwork, communication, presentation and leadership skills.

This course provides students with the practical skills necessary to effectively lead in the fast-paced world of the global markets.

Why Coventry University London?

We believe that there is no better place to learn about business than to study in the heart of one of the most successful business and financial centres in the world. Launched in 2010 and located in the City of London, we are minutes away from the Bank of England and the London Stock Exchange, and are surrounded by several blue chip companies.

Global ready

An international outlook, with global opportunities

Employability

Career-ready graduates, with the skills to succeed

Student experience

All the support you need, in a top student city

Heart of the City

Minutes from the Bank of England and Stock Exchange

Course information

In addition to the many reasons to study at the London Campus including; our focus on employability; our location in the heart of the City of London; our work experience opportunities; the personalised attention we dedicate to students; our industry links; our industry trained Teaching Fellows and our top rankings, here are a few other reasons specific to this programme: 

  • Students can gain exposure to a technology-rich fully simulated trading floor, mirroring a top investment bank and Bloomberg trading software
  • Students will have the opportunity to also acquire a Bloomberg certificate.

Modules

Overview

Modules

  • Ethics and Quantitative Methods

  • Financial Reporting and Analysis

  • Trading Economics

  • Global Financial Markets

  • Valuation of Securities and Equity Trading

  • Stochastic Finance

  • Algorithmic Trading

  • Empirical Finance and Accounting Research Methods

  • Financial Derivatives Trading: Options, Futures and Swaps

  • Final Project Options

    Choose one from the following:

    • Internship
    • Group Consulting Project
    • Individual Consulting Project
    • Dissertation
    • Financial Trading Simulation

In more detail...

Throughout the programme, you will work with expert teachers and industry professionals to develop the relevant skills to research and understand the industry, develop the skills and knowledge employers are really looking for, as well as get tailored support on how to start your career even before you graduate.

You will be assigned a personal tutor who will be able to review and discuss your progress and offer advice throughout your studies. You will also have access to a wide range of additional support from our free Spotlight workshops designed to support the development of your study and research skills as well as enhance English language skills if English is not your first language.

Entry Requirements

A good quality honours degree or equivalent. Applications from candidates with relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis.

A good quality honours degree or equivalent. Applications from candidates with relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis.

English as a Foreign Language: This course requires IELTS of 6.5 or equivalent. Pre-sessional English is available if required.

Our International Student Hub offers information on entry requirements for your country, as well as contact details for agents and representatives should you need more advice.

More detail

A good quality honours degree or equivalent. Applications from candidates with relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis.

English as a Foreign Language: This course requires IELTS of 6.5 or equivalent. Pre-sessional English is available if required.

Our International Student Hub offers information on entry requirements for your country, as well as contact details for agents and representatives should you need more advice.

More detail

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Fee


September 2019

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Scholarships

If you're a truly exceptional candidate we may be able to offer you a Coventry University Scholarship. Coventry University Scholarships are awarded to recognise truly exceptional achievement and academic excellence.

Starts

Fee


September 2019

TBC (per year)


Scholarships

If you're a truly exceptional candidate we may be able to offer you a Coventry University Scholarship. Coventry University Scholarships are awarded to recognise truly exceptional achievement and academic excellence.

Starts

Fee


September 2019

TBC (per year)


Scholarships

If you're a truly exceptional candidate we may be able to offer you a Coventry University Scholarship. Coventry University Scholarships are awarded to recognise truly exceptional achievement and academic excellence.

Flying Start

Included in the fees:

  • Specified core textbooks
  • Any mandatory UK residential field trips
  • Any mandatory UK site visits and trips
  • 1,000 sides of black and white laser prints

Additional costs not included in the fees:

You may have the opportunity to participate in non-mandatory field trips in the UK and abroad. These visits are not included in the programme fee and prices will vary depending on the location of the field trip.

Career prospects

Students who successfully complete this programme should 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.

Working closely with industry, Coventry University London delivers a comprehensive career-building programme which includes work-based activities, leadership lectures, and training in career planning and guidance with career paths.

Work experience can be undertaken in a variety of ways:

  • An internship
  • Consulting project
  • Simulation
  • Dissertation

What our alumni say

I had a fantastic experience at Coventry University London studying with passionate and dedicated teachers, and an Employability team always available to offer advice and support to help secure jobs and internships. 

Agathe Silvagni, Data Analyst at Bloomberg