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Facilities

The School offers its students excellent facilities including IT resources, online access to news media, clubs, support and accommodation.

IT resources

We provide access to the latest banking and financial industry software and subscribe to the major statistical databases and software packages, used by economists in finance or in government.

Software and trading Room

  • Real Time Data/Trading Software: Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is one of the few UK universities to offer training and access to Reuters and Bloomberg trading terminals (in our designated trading room) as well as Interactive Brokers Trader Workstation (TWS) and FXCM FX Trading Station.
  • Time Series Data Software: A full range of economic and financial data is available through DataStream, Macrobond and the WRDS platform (including Bankscope and CRSP).
  • Statistical Analysis Software: A wide range of Econometric software including Eviews, Stata, Matlab and Gauss

Computers Rooms

  • Two computers labs with 70 PCs and designated printers.

News media

All postgraduate students have free online access to The Economist and the Financial Times subscriptions.

MSc Investment Club

We have a dynamic investment club – the only one of its kind – which allows students to trade real money (currently £30,000) in order to obtain relevant, practical work experience in trading and portfolio analysis.

Find out more about the benefits of joining our MSc investment club.

Student Support

You will be allocated an academic adviser during your stay at Queen Mary. The adviser will be available to discuss both academic and pastoral matters with you.

If you require any further advice, assistance or information throughout your studies, you can also contact our Postgraduate Programme Manager and Student Support Manager based in the School of Economics and Finance Administration Office. They will be happy to help.

Accommodation

We are the only university in central London offering a completely self-contained campus at our Mile End home. Students are able to live in award winning accommodation in our Student Village, whilst benefiting from the friendly campus atmosphere, close proximity to lectures, as well as the excitement of London life.

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