Students of the Finance Trading Analysis Course say their expectations were exceeded

Financial Trading Analysis - ExcellenceThe Finance Trading Analysis course that FXStreet developed for the University of Essex Online is opening a new intake for students to start the course in January 2016.

With this online programme accredited by a prestigious university, students learn about the different types of financial assets, various schools of analysis and trading strategies, and have the chance to put their learning into practice on live trading simulators.

Students of the last intake sent us their opinions about the course, and it’s excellent…

“I have been trading for about 6 years and a large part of it has been a struggle. I have invested a significant amount of my own time and money in educating myself, either through retail (online) courses or my own research.

As my trading results improved over the past couple of years I decided to enrol for the FTA course for the following reasons:

1) – Further expand my knowledge beyond only the FX market, including Portfolio Management.

2) – To get an inside view on how real, professional / institutional traders view the market.

3) – To gain an official form of recognition for what I have already achieved through my own time and dedication, as I did not hold a University Qualification prior to completing the FTA course.

I feel that the course has clearly met and exceeded my above expectations. The content is clear and concise and the Tutor takes a flexible approach to dealing with students at all levels.

The course has either helped me to confirm some of my current market believes, or in other areas encouraged me to expand and re-think certain concepts. The course has pushed me into dealing with Asset Classes which I was much less familiar with.

I can highly recommend the FTA course to anyone who would like to add a more professional string to their market bow. For me, this was a rare opportunity to “officially” study a subject that I am passionate about.”

Stefan van der Berg – student of the FTA Course, August intake


“I’ve been trading for a few years, picking up piecemeal knowledge, but without any structure or plan. I like the way this course forces you to think in terms of a trading plan, and gives you many more variables to consider than I was even aware of. I also learned properly what bonds and options are!

I was also attracted to the course as it seems to be the only one which is offered by and validated by a real UK university. In other words, the diploma means something.”

David Atherton – student of the FTA Course, August intake

Is this course for you too? Here are some of its benefits:

  • Get things moving quickly
    This course can be completed within just four months, allowing you to apply your education to your career as soon as possible. You can study from anywhere and manage your studies alongside work and other commitments.
  • Learn from real professionals
    The teachers of our online course are experienced industry professionals with years of experience in Forex or banking sector.
  • Progress to a Masters or MBA
    The Financial Trading Analysis course is equal to 20 credits at postgraduate level. Upon successful completion, you will also be given the opportunity to progress on to MSc Business and Finance or MBA (Finance).
  • Pay up front or spread the cost
    You can spread the cost of the FTA Course over three months paying no extra.
  • Start when you’re ready
    Our Financial Trading Analysis course has regular intakes throughout the year so you don’t have to wait to begin your studies. Next intake in January 2016 – deadline to apply is December 20th.

>> Download the course prospectus

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