Responding to a rising demand for highly skilled professionals able to negotiate complex regulatory policy and structural change, this course considers banking and financial developments from a corporate and global perspective.
It aims to provide a thorough understanding of the strategies employed by financial institutions and the instruments at their disposal.
The most recent financial crisis highlighted the importance of the link between the banking and financial sector and the real economy and has driven rapid change within the banking industry.
Rated ‘excellent’ by Eduniversal, Coventry Business School offers industry-standard facilities, including a 42-terminal academic trading floor. Using a range of market-leading software and data packages, such as Bloomberg, Datastream, Fitch-Connect and Thompson Reuters Eikon, you’ll have the opportunity to master financial, statistical and econometric analysis, and learn to interpret, evaluate and communicate financial information in real-life business situations.
Why Coventry University?
An award-winning university, we are committed to providing our students with the best possible experience. We continue to invest in both our facilities and our innovative approach to education. Our students benefit from industry-relevant teaching, and resources and support designed to help them succeed. These range from our modern library and computing facilities to dedicated careers advice and our impressive Students’ Union activities.
The course aims to provide a solid grounding in the main components of commercial and investment banking and the changing structure of the international financial industry. The emphasis is on interpreting, evaluating and communicating financial information to support strategic decision making within a commercial context.
This Master’s course will suit recent graduates who already have some academic knowledge of the business and financial sector and are seeking to embark on a career in the financial services sector, as well as current financial practitioners who wish to upgrade their qualifications for career progression.
It can lead to specialist roles in the banking, financial services, finance and financial consultancy sectors. Typical roles may include financial planners and controllers, economists, treasurers, stock brokers, commodities traders, cash and fund managers, insurance adjusters and other positions in banking and finance.
Coventry University is committed to preparing you for your future career and giving you a competitive edge in the graduate job market. The University's Careers and Employability team provide a wide range of support services to help you plan and prepare for your career.
Where our graduates work
Recent graduates have gone on to work in varied roles, such as a Financial Planning Analyst for City Bank Indonesia, Senior Finance Officer for Royal Jordanian Airlines and Financial Administrator for Bank of China.
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