Institute and subject studied for Undergraduate degree: University of Nottingham, Mathematics and Economics
Work experience/internship(s): Summer Intern at the Central Bank of Poland
Why did you decide to study an MSc in Risk Management & Financial Engineering and why specifically at Imperial College Business School?
I chose to study MSc RMFE because this unique course offered me a plethora of modules, enabling me to personalise my own experience. Hence, I was able to choose modules most suited to my skills, interests and future career. Furthermore, unlike other business schools that insist upon a fixed project, Imperial encouraged autonomy between a research project and an applied financial report.
What makes the MSc Risk Management & Financial Engineering at Imperial College Business School unique?
– Invaluable support from Careers Service
– Workshops such as Amplify Trading
– Ethics and Regulations online module
What aspects of the programme do you most enjoy?
I really like the fact that most of the modules were taught by practitioners from the City. This resulted in optimum balance between theory and its real-life applications in the content of the modules.
Which has been your favourite module so far and why?
Structured Credit and Equity Products
What clubs, societies or other activities have you been involved in at Imperial?
I was an Academic Leader for MSc RMFE.
Have you received any job offers since commencing your programme?
I managed to secure offers from Nomura and J.P. Morgan.
What advice would you give someone who was thinking about applying for the course?
It is crucial to manage time effectively from the very beginning of the course as the amount of work combined with job applications can be quite overwhelming at first.