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MSc Global Financial Trading


Course Description

OVERVIEW

This course is aimed at students with a strong interest in financial trading in integrated financial markets. It addresses the needs of students who are looking to pursue a career in global financial trading and related fields, such as financial analysis.

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. This course explores the principles of equity trading and evaluation, bond trading and financial derivatives. In addition, you will gain career-ready business skills sought after by employers, including teamwork, communication, presentation and leadership skills.

WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?

By successfully completing this course you will not only gain a master's qualification, but also be prepared for the Financial Information Associate Certificate, which is recognised by the world’s leading financial information companies. You will be taught by industry-trained academics and practitioners, including some who are chartered accountants, chartered financial analysts and financial risk managers. In addition, you will also have an opportunity to gain industry experience through field trips. Previous trips have included visits to New York, the Bank of England and London Stock Exchange.

MODULES

• Ethics and Quantitative Methods
• Understanding Financial Reporting and Analysis
• Trading Economics
• Global Financial Markets
• Valuation of Equity and Fixed Income
• Stochastic Finance
• Computational and Algorithmic Trading
• Empirical Finance and Accounting Research Methods
• Financial Derivatives Trading

Project options
• Internship
• Consulting Project
• Entrepreneurship Project
• Simulation
• Dissertation

START DATES

MSc Global Financial Trading has start dates in October 2017.

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Coventry University London is delighted to have recently launched a number of scholarships to UK and International students. You can find out more about our Scholarships by viewing our website.

FUTURE PROSPECTS?

“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, France, Data Analyst at Bloomberg

Visit the MSc Global Financial Trading page on the Coventry University London website for more details!

Student Profiles
(Scholarship)

Global Professional Postgraduate Scholarship - Single Award

The Scholarships are allocated to applicants on the basis of their academic merit. Allocation will be decided on assessment of the following;- Academic qualifications - Hold at least a 2:1 equivalent or higher
- Has full time work experience of at least one year in an international organisation with operations in more than one country. The candidate will require a reference letter from the organisation
- 500 word write up on your personal impact on the organisation
- Extra-curricular activities or work-experience
**Please note that this scholarship cannot be combined with any other Coventry University scholarship. In cases where an applicant is awarded more than one Coventry University award, the award which provides the greatest benefit to the student will apply.The decision to award a student this scholarship is at the sole discretion of Coventry University. Coventry University reserves the right to award less than 1 scholarship from each category.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£4000

Eligibility

The Global Business Development Scholarship is available to all UK, EU and International self-funded students applying for full-time postgraduate courses who have submitted an application for study before 25 July 2017.

Application Procedure

The Global Business Development Scholarship is available to all UK, EU and International self-funded students applying for full-time postgraduate courseswho have submitted an application for study before 25 July 2017.

Further Information

http://www.coventry.ac.uk/london/study/fees-and-finance/global-professional-postgraduate-scolarship/


(Scholarship)

Academic Dean Scholarship - Single Award

Postgraduate awardsThe Academic Dean Postgraduate Scholarship is available to all UK, EU and International self-funded students applying for full-time postgraduate courses who have submitted an application for study before 25 July 2017 at a value of up to £3000.The Scholarships are allocated to applicants on the basis of their academic merit. Allocation will be decided on assessment of the following;Academic qualifications – Holds at least a 2:1 equivalent or higher
English language - IELTS 7.0 or higher (for non UK students)
500 words statement of support

Value of Scholarship(s)

£3000

Eligibility

The Academic Dean Postgraduate Scholarship is available to all UK, EU and International self-funded students applying for full-time postgraduate courses who have submitted an application for study before 25 July 2017.

Application Procedure

Please note that this scholarship cannot be combined with any other Coventry University scholarship. In cases where an applicant is awarded more than one Coventry University award, the award which provides the greatest benefit to the student will apply.The decision to award a student this scholarship is at the sole discretion of Coventry University. Coventry University reserves the right to award fewer scholarships from each category than the total number available.

Further Information

http://www.coventry.ac.uk/london/study/fees-and-finance/academic-dean-scholarships/


(Scholarship)

Entrepreneurial Impact Postgraduate Scholarship - Single Award

The Scholarships are allocated to applicants on the basis of their academic merit. Allocation will be decided on assessment of the following:Academic qualifications - Holds at least a 2:1 equivalent or higher
500 words write up on entrepreneurial achievements within a team or as a business ownerPlease note that this scholarship cannot be combined with any other Coventry University scholarship. In cases where an applicant is awarded more than one Coventry University award, the award which provides the greatest benefit to the student will apply.The decision to award a student this scholarship is at the sole discretion of Coventry University. Coventry University reserves the right to award less than one scholarship from each category.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£3000

Eligibility

The Entrepreneurial Impact Postgraduate Scholarship is available to all UK, EU and International self-funded students applying for full-time postgraduate programmes who have submitted an application for study before 25 July 2017.

Application Procedure

The Entrepreneurial Impact Postgraduate Scholarship is available to all UK, EU and International self-funded students applying for full-time postgraduate programmes who have submitted an application for study before 25 July 2017.

Further Information

http://www.coventry.ac.uk/london/study/fees-and-finance/entrepreneurial-impact-postgraduate-scholarship/



Entry Requirements

A good quality honours degree or equivalent. Applications from candidates with equivalent degree and relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis. Work experience is desirable but not essential.

Course Fees

UK/EU: £10,500 (£10,750 from October 2017), International: £13,000 (£13,250 from October 2017)


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