Our finance and banking graduates develop core skills in financial market functions which appeal to virtually any role in the financial services sector. That’s great news for you as a finance student, but what makes up ‘the financial services sector’? Join us as we explore the sector and opportunities for Essex Business School graduates.
On this page you will discover the career options open to you as a finance graduate as well as some of our alumni success stories.
Whether you are determined to work for a hedge fund or flexible about your finance career options, you can find out how your skills are matched to this vast and rapidly growing sector.
"A degree in finance opens the door to the financial services industry and finance graduates are the most highly sought-after graduates in the country. It also unlocks the entrepreneurial spirit of individuals that involves taking calculated risks, a deep understanding of finance and business trends and investing on innovation. In a changing world, a degree in finance offers the right mix of soft and hard skills that allows graduates to be highly employable but also adaptive and resilient to future uncertainty. "