Baning & International Finance and Investment & Financial Risk Management - City University London Undergraduate Open Day 2 July 2014
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Presentation about undergraduate courses at City University London's business school - Cass Business School. Course areas include business, management, finance and banking. Presentation was given as ...

Presentation about undergraduate courses at City University London's business school - Cass Business School. Course areas include business, management, finance and banking. Presentation was given as part of the programme of the City University London Undergraduate Open Day on Saturday 29th June 2013.

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  • Audience: UK and international <br /> <br /> Slides 13 and 14 can be merged to demonstrate the variety of sectors and jobs available to anyone with a degree in the area Cass cover. <br /> <br /> Please exemplify maybe using a real ad from the FT or a high profile blue chip company, drilling down to the job specs highlighting the degree, experience and skills required. <br /> <br /> ------------------- <br /> NOTES:
  • Audience: UK and international <br /> <br /> Slides 13 and 14 can be merged to demonstrate the variety of sectors and jobs available to anyone with a degree in the area Cass cover. <br /> <br /> Please exemplify maybe using a real ad from the FT or a high profile blue chip company, drilling down to the job specs highlighting the degree, experience and skills required. <br /> <br /> ------------------- <br /> NOTES:

Baning & International Finance and Investment & Financial Risk Management - City University London Undergraduate Open Day 2 July 2014 Presentation Transcript

  • 1. www.cass.city.ac.uk Dr. Maria Carapeto Course Director, BSc Banking and International Finance BSc Investment and Financial Risk Management BSc Banking and International Finance Dr. Sotiris Staikouras Course Director, BSc Investment and Financial Risk Management
  • 2. www.cass.city.ac.uk About the BSc  High calibre student body  Well recognised members of staff –Consulting, Research, Lecturing  Largest concentration of risk/investment specialists  Well-renowned banking specialists  Dealing rooms and databases  Specialised degrees with great diversity  BUT a lot of hard work as well!
  • 3. www.cass.city.ac.uk Our philosophy  Unique academic experience  Tangible success record  International orientation  Courses reflect market realities  Innovative practical applications  Strong vocational background  Sound knowledge of academic foundations – Graduates with a competitive edge
  • 4. www.cass.city.ac.uk BSc (Hons) course structure Year 3 Year 4 with placement option Year 1 Study Abroad Replacement year option Year 2 12 month Professional work placement option Study Abroad Sandwich year option Emphasis on fundamentals Specialisation Specialisation & dissertation
  • 5. www.cass.city.ac.uk Cass teaching Combination of Lectures Group work Tutorials Case Studies 12-15 hours per week 4 modules per term 20-30% Coursework 70-80% Exam
  • 6. www.cass.city.ac.uk Key elements of the Investment degree Year 1 Year 2  Financial markets  Institutions and instruments  Security analysis  Portfolio management  Financial modelling  Derivatives markets Year 3  Equity investments  Bond portfolio analysis  Asset-Liability management  Financial engineering
  • 7. www.cass.city.ac.uk Key elements of the Banking degree • Banking - Financial Institutions, Commercial and Investment Banking, International Banking, Risk Management, Regulation • Finance - Principles, Financial Markets, Derivatives, Fixed Income, International, Corporate • Economics - Micro and Macro, Monetary, FOREX • Accounting - Financial • Quantitative Methods - Basic tools in Maths, Statistics and Computing, Econometrics Electives Banking, Finance, Economics, Accounting, Strategy, Management, Law, Computing...
  • 8. www.cass.city.ac.uk Career paths  Investment Banking – Issue of securities – Strategic advice – Trading  Commercial/Retail Banking  Investment Management – Asset/Fund management – Alternative investment – Private wealth  Management Consulting – Strategic/Financial advice  Accountancies – Auditing – Accounting/Tax/Transaction advice
  • 9. www.cass.city.ac.uk Career paths  Risk Management  Real Estate  Insurance  Corporate Law  Regulation and Government – Bank of England  Financial Industry Ancillary Services – Reuters; Bloomberg; Bureau van Dijk; Thomson  Large/International Companies
  • 10. www.cass.city.ac.uk Questions?