M.Sc. On Campus

Global Financial Trading

Coventry University

12 months
18250 GBP/year
14550 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Global Financial Trading programme at Coventry University 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.


This Global Financial Trading programme at Coventry University provides students with the practical skills necessary to effectively lead in the fast-paced world of the global markets.

Career prospects 

This course will help you to become a smart and agile trader, able to make fast decisions leading to well-informed and well-executed trades which adhere to the relevant ethical and regulatory frameworks.

On successful completion of the course, you will graduate with a set of highly practical and well-applied skills which are in great demand within the global financial markets. You will demonstrate well-developed powers of analysis, clear perspectives on strategy and strategic thinking, and effective research and communication skills.

You’ll be well-versed in the principles of equity trading and evaluation, bond trading, and financial derivatives, with a good understanding of the economic, financial, social and technological contexts of trading. Successfully completing this course means you’ll have unrivalled competitive advantage in the global finance employment market.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Risk Analysis and Financial Modelling 
  • Trading Economics 
  • Global Financial Markets 
  • Valuation of Securities and Equity Trading
  • Stochastic Finance 
  • Algorithmic Trading 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

If you’re an international student and are interested in applying for a Foundation year, HNC, HND or Degree course then you’ll need to apply to us directly.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

The course is subject to the Coventry University London’s admission procedures and access policies. To be accepted for the course students must normally possess:

  • 2:2 classification UK bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Acceptable subjects: A wide range of subjects accepted in Economics, Accounting and Economics, Finance, Engineering
  • Required module areas: Evidence of quantitative study e.g. accounting, economics, finance, maths, management sciences or engineering.
  • Other subjects considered if quantitative ability can be demonstrated.

It is recognised that some applicants may possess more than one of the above. Students with strong quantitative background through Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) are particularly encouraged to apply.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18250 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    14550 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14550 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • £19,350 (Extended Professional Practice)

Living costs for Coventry

656 - 1057 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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