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A CAREER IN BUSINESS
BE AN ANALYST, ECONOMIST, ENTREPRENEUR

A degree in Business can be a stepping stone to a highly successful career in finance, accounting, management or economics. Career opportunities are available across virtually all sectors, which means business graduates are always in high demand across the world.

Gain a competitive advantage

CATS London Bloomberg Business Lab helps you prepare for a career in business. With 15 Bloomberg Terminals, you can access the same information as leading decision-makers in business, finance and government, giving you highly employable skills.

Develop your skills

Analysis | Communication | Numeracy | Problem-solving | Teamwork

RESEARCH
your career

PLAN
your route

DEVELOP
your skills

Research your career

Find your dream job through workshops and seminars from the world of business and finance. Join our business clubs and receive one-to-one guidance to help you discover your pathway. Typical careers:

  • Chief Executive
  • Economist
  • Entrepreneur
  • Investment Analyst
  • Stockbroker

Our Higher Education Advisers will help you find the perfect degree course for you. Typical degrees:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Business and Management
  • Economics
  • International Business
  • Investment and Financial Risk Management
  • Marketing and Management

Plan your route

Choose your subjects

Universities usually prefer Mathematics along with Business Studies or Economics. Some like an essay-writing subject, such as History or Psychology. We offer:

  • Business Studies
  • Economics
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Psychology.

Develop your skills

Applying to university

  • Receive one-to-one advice on applying to university.
  • Enjoy public lectures at top business schools, such as LSE, UCL and CASS Business School.
  • Experience workshops hosted by various universities, such as HULT, Royal Holloway and Surrey University.

Career preparation

  • Join the Investment Club to understand the techniques employed by investors to maximise returns through simulated trading projects.
  • Participate in the Young Enterprise Club to develop your business skills by learning how to set up and run a business.
  • CATS Colleges work in partnership with United World Schools (UWS), giving students the opportunity to work on various entrepreneurial projects that raise funds for and awareness of UWS‘s mission of building and maintaining educational provision for disadvantaged children in less economically developed countries.
  • Attend online seminars hosted by UK-based entrepreneurs.

Personal development

  • Learn how to use a Bloomberg Terminal to analyse financial markets in the CATS London Bloomberg Business Lab.
  • Take Bloomberg Market Concepts, a 12-hour, self-paced e-learning course that provides an interactive introduction to the financial markets.
  • Participate in sector-specific professional activities, such as a workshop by the Institute of Chartered Accountants on commercial awareness.
  • Receive continuous support to improve literacy and numeracy skills desirable by universities and future employers.

Student success

Name Nationality Programme Destination Degree Ranking*
Santiago Mexican IB University of St Andrews Financial Economics 3
Elli Greek A level LSE Management 4
Joosung South Korean A level UCL Economics 8
Fucheng Chinese Fast-track A level UCL Economics 8
Li Kuan Malaysian Fast-track UFP University of Exeter Accounting and Finance 12
Amaury Belgian A level University of Exeter Economics 12
Stefaniya Russian A level University of Manchester Business Accounting 18
Kawbar Thai UFP University of York Economics 20
Charlotte Hong Kong Chinese UFP King's College London International Management 30

London Enrichment Programme

OPEN PROGRAMME

PROGRESS TO STUDY BUSINESS

Take advantage of guaranteed progression* to the University of Exeter, consistently ranked in the top 15 for business-related degree courses.

*Subject to meeting entry requirements