School of Business and Law

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Managing stress at exam time: Top student tips

We spoke to our students to compile the top six things to do to overcome stress during exam time. 1. Connect with others and talk about it! It’s Ok to talk! Tell someone if you’re struggling. Don’t let it build up. Never forget to call home. A problem shared is a problem halved – remember…

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Study a Masters in a year at Brighton

In advance of our trip to Master and More’s fair in Düsseldorf on 5 May, we thought we’d tell you a bit more about our one-year full-time postgraduate courses. Developed through long-standing relationships with industry and professional bodies, our flexible programmes will help you stand out in a competitive job market.     Through work-based…

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Brighton brings home the OSTC Trading Challenge cup

  Brighton’s Trading Team’s Performance in the OSTC Trading Challenge The OSTC Trading Competition is an annual trading competition between the traders of the University of Brighton and Sussex University, which is hosted by OSTC, an international proprietary trading company. Students who participated received an introduction lecture before the trading began. This involved the Managing Director…

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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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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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