Financial Data Sets
Students have direct access to up-to-date international financial data sets, such as DATASTREAM, Thomson ONE Banker Analytics and Osiris.
Using such resources, each student is consistently encouraged to prepare assignments, which are required to be at a professional level. Such assignments are designed to prepare our graduates for a career in the financial sector. Students must also complete an MSc dissertation under personal supervision. The dissertation typically will address an interesting financial market issue, requiring a statistical analysis approach.
A financial trading facility has been established (May 2012) in the Management School. Some of the taught modules will make use of the trading room providing students with a real-life experience of a busy stock exchange with the capacity to deal in equities, bonds, foreign exchange and derivative instruments.
Prizes and Awards
ICAP Prize for best performance in Options, Futures module
John McConnell Endowment for best MSc Finance dissertation
Citi Prize for best overall student on MSc Finance