MSc Accounting & Finance

Careers

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 students on our MSc Accounting & Finance course.

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 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.

MyAdvantage
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 in the top 3 universities targeted by the largest number of top employers in 2017/18*, 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?
Graduates from this course are highly employable. Here’s what a few of them are doing now.

* The Graduate Market in 2018, High Fliers

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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