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Entry requirements

The course is subject to the Coventry University London’s admission procedures and access policies. To be accepted for the course students must normally possess:

  • 2:2 classification UK bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Acceptable subjects: A wide range of subjects accepted in Economics, Accounting and Economics, Finance, Engineering
  • Required module areas: Evidence of quantitative study e.g. accounting, economics, finance, maths, management sciences or engineering. Other subjects considered if quantitative ability can be demonstrated.

It is recognised that some applicants may possess more than one of the above. Students with strong quantitative background through Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) are particularly encouraged to apply.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

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 that are 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.

Extended Professional Practice

This course offers the option of undertaking Extended Professional Practice. Our Extended MSc courses are delivered over 18 months instead of the usual 12 months, giving you the opportunity to undertake a longer internship* or project as part of your course.

You will have the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of how businesses operate, how to apply theory to real-world scenarios, and how best to prepare you for the world of business with confidence.

Our Talent Team are here to support you in securing an extended placement with the right employer. Whether you are looking to join a small business or a large organisation, the team will work with you to help you achieve your internship goal.

Your placement will be full-time, with students expected to work approximately 35 hours per week.

The Extended Professional Practice course lasts 5 semesters; during semesters 1 and 2 you will undertake 120 taught credits on-campus; in semesters 3 and 4 you will undertake the placement; in the final semester, you will take a 60-credit project module in which you will write up your internship report and research findings.

*internships may be subject to availability, competitive application, meeting visa requirements and additional costs.

Information for international students

This course requires IELTS of 6.5 or equivalent. Pre-sessional English is available if required.

Fees and funding

UK students
£14,250 | £15,450 (with Professional Practice)
International students
£17,900 | £18,950 (with Professional Practice

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MSc with Prof Practice
    full time
    18 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
ukadmissions@coventry.ac.uk