MSc Finance & Economics

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 our full range of careers services available to students on our MSc Finance & Economics course.

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.

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.

QTEM Programme
The QTEM Programme aims to prepare high performing students with excellent quantitative and analytical skills to support their future careers as decision makers leading the global business environment. Following the completion of their Masters Programme, students accepted onto QTEM will spend up to an additional 12 months completing the QTEM programme.

Discover more on our QTEM web pages.

Graduate job prospects

Our graduates typically go into roles in banking and consulting, and often specialise in pensions, life assurance, and investment management.

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.

*The Graduate Market in 2018, High Fliers

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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