MSc Graduate Destinations brochure 2021 – Finance

MSc Graduate Destinations:

Finance Portfolio

Class of 2018 – 2019

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Who do our graduates work for?

Our students come to study with us from all over the world, and are shaped by our values of Curiosity, Restlessness, Openness and Excellence to become change makers in the world of business and management. Our unique core values provide a challenging and innovative learning culture that prepares our students for success in their future careers. Graduates from our Finance portfolio of courses (MSc Finance, MSc Finance & Economics, MSc Accounting & Finance, MSc Financial Mathematics, and MSc Business & Finance) go on to work in a wide range of industries, applying both their technical learnings and critical and conceptual thinking in the workplace.

Note: The current survey was conducted between 3–12 months after graduation and focuses on the employment and further study patterns of the graduates of the 2018–2019 class.

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CareersPlus held brilliant masterclasses on every step of application process. I also got a feedback on all my documents from the team and I had a mock interview. The team gave me invaluable pieces of advice and support through the

whole process. Ekaterina Dianova MSc Business & Finance, Finance Graduate, Airbus

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MSc Finance

Graduate status 6 months after completion:

95.8%in full-time employment 4.2% other

A total of 24 of a possible 97 graduates were surveyed, and an aggregate response rate of 24.7% was achieved.

Average time for job offer

Which sector do our graduates work in?

Before completion 27.3%

4.2% Technology

16.6% Consulting

Within 3 months of completion 13.6%

Within 3-6 months of completion 18.2%

79.2% Financial Services

Over 6 months after completion 40.9%

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UK Which countries do our graduates go on to work in? Panama

Germany

China

52.2 % of those in work are employed in the UK 47.8 % of those in work are employed overseas

Italy

Netherlands

India

Average salary per annum: $55,681.07 *(£39,349.04) * adjusted for PPP conversion Please note that salary is only one part of the overall compensation package for a role, with some companies offering alternative benefits. Salaries and benefits will vary from year-to-year and between industries.

What job titles do our 2018–2019 MSc Finance graduates hold?

■ Research Analyst ■ Strategic Research

■ Senior Finance Analyst ■ Associate ■ Junior Analyst

■ Equity Research Analyst ■ Quantitative Analyst ■ Developer ■ Project Manager ■ Investment Banking Associate ■ Valuation Associate

■ Management Trainee ■ Management Associate ■ Investment Banking Analyst ■ Corporate Finance Research Analyst

■ Finance Graduate ■ Investment Analyst ■ Equity Research Analyst

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MSc Finance & Economics

Graduate status 6 months after completion:

91.2% in full-time employment 4.4% seeking employment 4.4% completing an internship

A total of 23 of a possible 42 graduates were surveyed, and an aggregate response rate of 54.8% was achieved.

Which sector do our graduates work in?

Average time for job offer

Before completion 28.6%

4.3% Other

4.3% Transportation & Logistics

Within 3 months of completion 4.8%

4.3%

Government

4.3%

Real Estate

Within 3-6 months of completion 9.5%

8.7% Technology

Over 6 months after completion 57.1%

13% Consulting

60.9% Financial Services

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What job titles do our 2018–2019 MSc Finance & Economics graduates hold?

■ Insight Consultant ■ Research Assistant ■ Integrated Teller ■ Content Operator ■ Analyst ■ Economics Teacher

■ Associate Applied Statistical Researcher in Behavioural Finance ■ Executive Officer ■ Investment Analyst ■ Research Analyst ■ Trainee

■ Corporate Finance Associate ■ Junior Trader ■ Corporate Finance Analyst ■ Management Trainee ■ Investment Analyst

$37,515.39 *(£26,515.27) Average salary per annum:

* adjusted for PPP conversion

Please note that salary is only one part of the overall compensation package for a role, with some companies offering alternative benefits. Salaries and benefits will vary from year-to-year and between industries.

Which countries do our graduates go on to work in?

China

UK

23.8 % of those in work are employed in the UK 76.2 % of those in work are employed overseas

India

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MSc Accounting & Finance

Graduate status 6 months after completion:

93.8% in full-time employment 3.1% in further study 3.1% seeking employment

A total of 32 of a possible 53 graduates were surveyed, and an aggregate response rate of 60.4% was achieved.

Average time for job offer

Which sector do our graduates work in?

Before completion 3.1%

3.1%

Consumer Packaged Goods

3.1% Real Estate

Over 6 months after completion 96.9%

9.4% Government

9.4% Consulting

9.4% Other

65.6% Financial Services

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Which countries do our graduates go on to work in?

UK

China

6.7 % of those in work are employed in the UK 93.3 % of those in work are employed overseas

Thailand

Singapore

$44,319.59 *(£31,343.80) Average salary per annum:

* adjusted for PPP conversion

Please note that salary is only one part of the overall compensation package for a role, with some companies offering alternative benefits. Salaries and benefits will vary from year-to-year and between industries.

■ Senior Officer ■ Trainee ■ Auditor ■ Associate ■ Manager ■ Audit Associate ■ Investment Banking Department Senior Associate ■ Equity Research Analyst ■ Auditing Assistant ■ Management Trainee ■ Account Manager What job titles do our 2018–2019 MSc Accounting & Finance graduates hold? ■ Accountant ■ Analyst ■ Internal Audit Consultant ■ Senior Accountant ■ Administrator ■ Lecturer

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MSc Financial Mathematics Now titled MSc Mathematical Finance

Graduate status 6 months after completion:

100% in full-time employment

A total of 15 of a possible 22 graduates were surveyed, and an aggregate response rate of 68.2% was achieved.

Which sector do our graduates work in?

Average time for job offer

Before completion 40%

13.3% Technology

Over 6 months after completion 60%

86.7% Financial Services

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■ Pricing Analyst ■ Market Risk Analyst ■ Portfolio Analyst ■ Data Analyst ■ Quantitative Analyst ■ Assistant Markets Risk Manager ■ Investment Strategy Analyst What job titles do our 2018–2019 MSc Mathematical Finance graduates hold? ■ Investment Associate ■ Researcher ■ Software Engineer ■ Junior Trader

$41,415.56 *(£29,256.71) Average salary per annum:

* adjusted for PPP conversion

Please note that salary is only one part of the overall compensation package for a role, with some companies offering alternative benefits. Salaries and benefits will vary from year-to-year and between industries.

Which countries do our graduates go on to work in?

China

UK

46.7 % of those in work are employed in the UK 53.3 % of those in work are employed overseas

Greece

Cyprus

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MSc Business (Financial Management) Now titled MSc Business & Finance

Graduate status 6 months after completion:

93.5% in full-time employment 2.8% seeking employment 1.9% in further study 0.9% completing an internship 0.9% not seeking employment

A total of 108 of a possible 161 graduates were surveyed, and an aggregate response rate of 67% was achieved.

Average time for job offer

Which sector do our graduates work in?

0.9% Retail 0.9% Media & Entertainment 0.9% Transportation & Logistics

Within 3 months of completion 1.9%

1.9% Manufacturing 0.9% 2.8% Real Estate Healthcare

(including products & services)

Within 3-6 months of completion 4.6%

2.8% Energy Consumer Packaged Goods 4.6%

4.6% Technology

Over 6 months after completion 93.5%

4.6% Government

5.6% Consulting

9.3% Other

60.2% Financial Services

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Which countries do our graduates go on to work in?

UK

Kazakhstan

Russia

Pakistan

Belarus

China

Germany

5 % of those in work are employed in the UK 95 % of those in work are employed overseas

Thailand

Lebanon

United Arab Emirates

Sierra Leone

India

Singapore

Sri Lanka

$30,569*(£21,577.87) Average salary per annum:

* adjusted for PPP conversion

Please note that salary is only one part of the overall compensation package for a role, with some companies offering alternative benefits. Salaries and benefits will vary from year-to-year and between industries.

What job titles do our 2018–2019 MSc Business (Financial Management) graduates hold?

■ Deals Consultant ■ Data Operator ■ Accountant ■ M&A Analyst ■ Financial Analyst ■ Auditor

■ Assistant Brand Manager ■ Business Analyst ■ Investment Banking Division Analyst ■ Corporate Account Officer ■ Risk Analyst

■ Equity Analyst ■ Financial Manager ■ Consultant ■ Strategy Consultant ■ Credit Risk Analyst ■ Director

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Why choose Warwick?

Warwick Business School is proud to be part of the University of Warwick, the sixth most targeted university by Britain’s top graduate employers (The Graduate Market in 2021, High Fliers report), with our alumni earning some of the UK’s highest salaries five years after graduation (UK government’s 2019 Longitudinal Education outcomes (LEO) dataset).

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“The CareersPlus service at WBS were so insightful. They helped me prepare for job opportunities from the very beginning of the course and all the suggestions, views, training material provided helped steer me through various interviews. I finally got an excellent opportunity in my home country and to be very honest my takeaways from CareersPlus helped me get this offer.” Heymika Bhatia MSc Finance and Economics, Associate Applied Statistical Re- searcher in Behavioural Finance, Morningstar

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What careers provision does WBS offer?

Dedicated WBS CareersPlus service

Finance careers events Visits by guest speakers from all areas of financial services complement the academic programme throughout the year. Past speakers have covered topics including IFRS & Standard Setting, Systematic/ Hedge Funds, High Frequency Trading in the Foreign Exchange Markets, and Success in the City. We also host a range of Quant Trading Strategies, Quantitative Strategies of recruiter events on campus, as well as on-site company visits and online interactions.

We offer you a comprehensive pre-arrival, student, and alumni careers service. You will have access to one-to-one career guidance appointments, CV checks, and tailored mock interviews. We regularly post job opportunities, events, and workshops on our bespoke online learning environment, my.wbs.

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Our MSc courses 2018 – 2019

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Average age of participants

Countries represented

MSc Finance 4th in the UK and 13th in the world Financial Times 2021 ranking

MSc Business Analytics 3rd in the UK and 12th in the world QS World University Rankings 2021

MSc Management 1st in the UK and 9th in the world The Economist 2019 ranking

MSc Marketing & Strategy 2nd in the UK and 6th in the world QS World University Rankings 2021

6th Most targeted university by the UK’s top graduate employers The Graduate Market in 2021, High Fliers report

Top 10 UK university The Guardian 2021 league table

First UK business school to be triple accredited and to receive the Athena SWAN Silver Award for improving gender equality

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What next?

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