MSc Finance


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. We regularly post job opportunities, events and workshops on our bespoke online learning environment my.wbs.

Click here to see the full range of careers services available to our MSc Finance students.

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.

Workshops & guidance
You will have the opportunity to attend workshops covering CVs and application forms, looking for jobs, networking, interviews and assessment centres in Term 1, and access to a careers coach with specialist knowledge of your course.

Additional workshops including networking, 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 excellent salaries post-degree, and we are exceptionally good at placing them into employment within three months of completion.

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. 

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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