MSc Accounting & Finance

Careers

Career events
Visits by guest speakers from all areas of financial services complement the academic programme throughout the year. Past speakers have covered topics including IFRS & Standard Setting, Systematic/Quant Trading Strategies, Quantitative Strategies for Hedge Funds, High Frequency Trading in the Foreign Exchange Markets, and Success in the City.

WBS CareersPlus service
We offer you a comprehensive pre-arrival, student, and alumni careers service. You will have access to one-to-one career guidance appointments, CV checks and tailored mock interviews.

 

Workshops & guidance
You will attend a half-day course-specific KickStart Your Career workshop covering CVs and application forms, looking for jobs, networking, interviews and assessment centres.

Additional workshops, covering subjects including presentation skills, CVs and cover letters and assessment centres, are also provided throughout the year.

University careers service
You can access the careers services provided by the University's Student Careers and Skills team. The university's graduate job site, MyAdvantage lists thousands of graduate job placements and internship opportunities throughout the year, as well as a range of other useful online resources.

 

Graduate job prospects

Warwick is ranked number one targeted university by the largest number of top employers in 2016-2017 according to research by High Fliers and we have strong links with many recruiters. 

We are confident that our reputation will stand you in good stead. Graduates from our other finance-related courses have gone on to a variety of careers, and are highly employable because on leaving WBS they can ‘hit the ground running’. 

Where are our graduates?
This course has only been running for one year, but the evidence from graduates from our BSc in Accounting & Finance indicates that a degree from WBS makes you highly employable. Here’s what a few of them are doing now.

Barclays Capital   Assistant Vice President
ConocoPhillips   Tax Compliance Specialist
Ernst & Young   Senior Tax Advisor
Grant Thornton   Auditor
J.P. Morgan   Vice President
Johnson & Johnson   Financial Analyst
KPMG   Director
PricewaterhouseCoopers   Senior Partner
Santander   Managing Director

 

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