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The 10 things you’re doing wrong in your presentations (and how to fix them). By Steve Bustin

It doesn’t matter how many presentation skills training courses we’ve been on or how many truly terrible presentations we’ve seen, we all end up falling into the same old traps when we present, pitch or speak in public. From overusing bulletpoints to mumbling into your script, here (in no particular order) are the top ten…

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Marc’s in the top 8%

Professor Marc Cowling has been ranked in the top 8 percent of research economists in the latest monthly rankings of Research Publications in Economics (REPEC).

OSTC Brighton v Sussex Trading Challenge 2017

The annual OSTC Trading Challenge provides a unique opportunity for our finance students to trade, in a virtual environment, through futures derivatives in a number of products including; commodities, equities and fixed income. The prices, the news, the winning and the losing are real; the positions, profits and losses are imaginary. The Trading Challenge teaches students…

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Islamic banking lends advantage to financial institutions

Switching from conventional ‘Western’ financial practices to Islamic banking gives distinct advantages to banks, with the change improving the liquidity and value of stocks. Researchers at the Universities of Brighton and Birmingham studied a merger that took place in Bahrain, between an Islamic bank and a conventional bank in the wake of financial crises that…

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Meet the finance team

Find out more about the course team behind our Economics and Finance MSc and Finance and Investment MSc postgraduate degrees. Students on these courses will also meet many of the team of nine module tutors. Some of our modules are optional and you will be taught by a specialist academic in the topics you study….

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Optional Modules in focus, Finance and Investment MSc and Economics and Finance MSc

Our MSc courses in Finance and Investment and Economics and Finance include a range of optional modules. This means that you can build your masters degree to match your interests, develop your skills and support your chosen career path. Robert Hayward, Course Leader, shares an insight into three of them. ‘Portfolio Modelling and Dealing. This…

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