Taught course

Global Financial Trading

Coventry University London Campus · Coventry University London Campus

Entry requirements

A second class honours degree (2:2) or above. Applications from candidates with equivalent degree and relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis. Work experience is desirable but not essential.

Months of entry

January, October

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 sought after by employers’, including teamwork, communication, presentation and leadership skills.

Why choose this programme?

By choosing to study this programme you will have the benefit of gaining a Masters qualification, alongside preparing for the Financial Information Associate (FICD) Certificate, recognised by the world’s leading financial information companies. Exposure to a technology-rich fully simulated trading floor, mirroring a top investment bank and Bloomberg trading software can also lead to acquiring a Bloomberg certificate.


  • Global Financial Markets
  • Stochastic Finance
  • Trading Economics
  • Valuation of Securities and Equity Trading
  • Advanced Valuation and Bond Trading
  • Financial Derivatives Trading
  • Understanding Financial Reporting
  • Financial Enterprise and Social Responsibility
  • Business and Management Research Methods

Project options:

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

Future 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.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Scholarship opportunities

Coventry University London Campus is delighted to have recently launched over £180,000 worth of scholarships to UK and International students holding an offer of study for October 2016, January 2017 and April 2017 entry. You can find out more about our Scholarships by viewing our website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Student Recruitment