As vital as classroom learning is, nothing quite beats hands-on experience for preparing you for a successful career.
That's why at Middlesex University all students on our Accounting or Banking and Finance courses have the unique opportunity to experience the buzz of the trading floor with the London Academy of Trading.
During a two-day course, budding City professionals will get a taste of life as a trader as they take to the senior trading floor in a live market environment.
They will also get to take part in theoretical classes, network with experienced traders and pay a visit to the London Metal Exchange – the world centre for industrial metals trading and price-risk management.
"Many students aspire to work in the city of London" - Firoozeh Ghaffari, Head of the Accounting and Finance
For the most successful students on each course, there is even an opportunity to extend the experience to a week-long induction into City life – now how's that for an incentive to perform to the very best of your abilities?
Commenting on the benefits of taking part in the trading academy scheme, Firoozeh Ghaffari, the Head of the Accounting and Finance Department, said: "Many students aspire to work in the city of London.
"This unique experience gives them the opportunity to explore whether this is the right career path for them because, of course, our Accounting or Banking and Finance degrees can provide many different employment opportunities in different sectors of the economy."
To find out more about the career options you could choose from once you graduate, visit our in-depth course pages.