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Graduate Programme in Applied Management

Careers

Best practice is embedded throughout our study programme. Employers know that we equip you with the skills needed in the field.

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.
 

You will have access to the careers services provided by the central Student Careers and Skills team, as well as to the specialist careers service offered by WBS CareersPlus which offers a comprehensive pre-arrival and alumni careers service

You can also attend a one-day, sector-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.

You will also have access to as many one-to-one career guidance appointments as you need, as well as individual interview coaching and tailored mock interviews.

The university's graduate job site, MyAdvantage lists thousands of graduate job, placement and internship opportunities throughout the year, as well as a range of other useful online resources.

Where will you work?

Graduates of our MSc in Finance & Economics typically go into roles in banking and consulting, and often specialise in pensions, life assurance, and investment management.

Warwick is the second most targeted university by employers in the UK (according to the The Graduate Market 2011 report by High Fliers Research) and we have strong links with many recruiters.

Accenture   Senior Analyst
Bank of Cyprus   Head of Investor Relations
Bank of England   Analyst
Barclays Wealth   Director
BlackRock   Portfolio Manager
Central Bank of Chile   Senior Economist
Coutts & Co.   Investment Strategy Analyst
Deutsche Bank   Portfolio Manager
Duff & Phelps Ltd.   Vice President
European Commission   Industrial Economist
HM Treasury   Economist
J.P. Morgan   Executive Director
Macquarie Bank   Corporate Financial Analyst
McGill University   Assistant Professor of Finance
Piraeus Bank   Director of Research
Royal Bank of Canada   Market Risk Analyst
UBS Managing   Director of Trading

 

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