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Finance and Global Trading MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Finance / Accounting (General) Stock Market Services

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

In this course, we prepare you for a successful career in finance and financial services by covering in-depth finance, statistical modelling and trading skills. Taught by industry experts, we offer a mix of classroom-based instruction, case study and practical trading exercise where you trade on real-time simulated global markets through the use of industry-strength proprietary trading software in our specialist trading lab. Your master areas including: trading strategies, risk and money management, trader analytics and portfolio management and empirical methods in finance.

A growing number of both financial firms (e.g. hedge funds) and non-financial firms (e.g. utilities) have trading arms which execute orders in the markets and deal on behalf of either the firm or outside clients. Therefore, knowledge of trading global markets is a prerequisite for your career in trading, risk management or compliance.

Not only will we support you to reach your full academic potential, our Student Services Team works in partnership with the University’s Employability and Careers Centre to help you find out about further work experience, internships, placements, and voluntary opportunities. You can also access employer talks on campus. Our students progress to work in a range of careers, from financial analysis to management, public administration and accountancy, in large organisations and exciting SMEs.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

OCT-19

Modules

The objective of this module is to provide theoretical knowledge and practical understanding of financial markets, trading strategies, risk and money management and trader analytics. The program offers a mix of classroom-based instruction, case study and practical trading exercises where students will trade on real-time simulated global markets through the use of industry strength informational and proprietary trading software on the EBS Trading Floor.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£11,250

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£17,560

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should have a 2:2 degree containing core modules relating to Mathematics (calculus), quantitative finance/methods or Econometrics (probability, statistics).