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.
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.
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.
The MSc in Financial Mathematics will prepare you for a career using sophisticated statistical and mathematical modelling tools within financial engineering, front and back office "quant" roles in investment banking, risk management, hedge funds, and insurance and actuarial positions.
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 in the top 3 universities targeted by the largest number of top employers in 2017/18*, and we have strong links with many recruiters.
Graduates of our MSc in Financial Mathematics typically go into roles in quantitative finance.
*The Graduate Market in 2018, High Fliers
|ABN AMRO Bank||Quantitative Analyst|
|Commerzbank||Interest Rate Derivative Structurer|
|Duff & Phelps||Analyst (Financial Engineering)|
|HSBC||Derivative Market Risk Analyst|
|Lloyds Banking Group||Director, Cash & Inflation Quantitative Research|
|Merrill Lynch||Quantitative Strategist|