MSc Finance

Careers

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 SettingSystematic/Quant Trading StrategiesQuantitative Strategies for Hedge FundsHigh 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 Career Essentials 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

Our students achieve very good salaries post-degree, and we are exceptionally good at placing them into employment within three months of completion.

Warwick is the top targeted university by employers in the UK (according to the The Graduate Market 2013 report by High Fliers Research) and we have strong links with many recruiters. 

Graduates of our MSc in Finance typically go into roles in high finance. 

Barclays Capital   Equities Analyst
Bloomberg   Consultant
BNP Paribas   STIR Derivatives Trader
Central Bank Egypt   Senior Financial Analyst
Deloitte   Business Analyst
Deutsche Bank   Liquidity Risk Analyst
Ernst & Young   Tax & Regulatory Services Consultant
J.P. Morgan   Equity Capital Markets Analyst
Old Mutual Asset Managers   Research Analyst
PricewaterhouseCoopers   Senior Associate
Threadneedle Asset Management   Investment Risk Analyst
World Bank Senior   Finance Specialist

 

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MSc Finance: Gary Ewen describes his time on the MSc Finance at WBS. He discusses the programme, the flexible electives, his real world placement and the job he is going onto.

MSc Finance with Behavioural Science: Nataliia Lipikhina describes the study programme on MSc Finance with Behavioural Science and provides an overview of the dissertation process and the careers support available.

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