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Economics & Finance
Global Financial Trading (with Professional Practice)
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Global Financial Trading (with Professional Practice)

Coventry University
London, Great Britain
 1858 Points
1 Year, 6 Months

Program Description

This programme is aimed at students with a strong interest in financial trading in integrated financial markets. You will focus on trading and the behaviour of global financial markets through the use of an on campus simulated trading floor, which provides practical exposure and hands-on experience in the art of trading.

In addition, you will gain career ready business skills that are sought after by employers, including teamwork, communication, presentation and leadership skills.

This course provides students with the practical skills necessary to effectively lead in the fast-paced world of the global markets.

Entry Requirements

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Bachelor's Degree
Degree from State Technical Institute
English Level

More requirements:

  • Academic transcripts

Other accepted qualifications:

  • Evidence of quantitative study e.g. accounting, economics, finance, maths, management sciences or engineering.
  • Students with strong quantitative background through Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) are particularly encouraged to apply.

Other accepted English qualifications and information:

  • SELT
  • Cambridge Pre-U
  • If you don't meet the English language requirements, you can achieve the level you need by successfully completing a pre-sessional English programme before you start your course.



Quantitative Methods and Research Methods (core)

Risk Analysis and Financial Modelling (core)

Trading Economics (core)

Global Financial Markets (core)

Valuation of Securities and Equity Trading

Stochastic Finance (core)

Algorithmic Trading (core)

Empirical Finance and Accounting Research Methods

Financial Derivatives Trading: Options, Futures and Swaps (core)

Final Term Project Options (without Extended Professional Practice)

Extended Professional Practice


When you graduate, you might go to work for a/an:

  • hedge fund
  • investment bank
  • brokerage
  • insurer
  • working in trading
  • investments
  • passing to market
  • risk-consulting
  • data analytics

Other options will also be open to you; you might be interested in working for a company which doesn’t trade but which supports, analyses or supplies those that do; for example:

  • a technology company
  • a publisher
  • a research
  • media
  • news outlet

Alternatively, you might want to start your own business.


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