Queen's Management School

Trading Room

Overview

The First Derivatives Trading Room allows for an interactive and exciting learning environment which brings textbook theory to life. The Trading Room is sponsored by First Derivatives, a leading provider of products and consulting services to the capital markets industry, based in Newry; and by Invest NI.

Students have access to the Bloomberg professional service, market leader in financial data, news and analytics, and to Oxyor, a trading simulation, which puts them in a dealing room hot seat.

The Trading Room is incorporated into degree programmes and other courses through induction sessions, lectures, workshops and tutorials. It is popular for research projects and is used in the Trading and Investment Club, the Student Managed Fund and CFA Equity Research Challenge to help with investment appraisal.

The Trading Room provides students with the skills, experience and knowledge they need to compete and excel in the global finance jobs market. By producing the highest calibre of graduate, Queen’s Management School is helping to attract inward investment to Northern Ireland.

School visits

If you are a teacher who is interested in bringing your class to visit the Trading Room, where your students will be able to investigate the stock and bond markets, analyse major companies, play a stock market challenge game and learn about the management school and career opportunities, then contact Gareth Campbell (gareth.campbell@qub.ac.uk).  

Timetable

If you are a student wishing to use the trading room, please click here to discover when it is free.

Short Course

Fundamentals of Trading and Investment

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Student society

Queen's University Trading and Investment Club

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Students investing real money

Queen's Student Managed Fund

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