Introduction to Financial Markets and Trading, Short Course | Part time online (optional) | London Academy of Trading | London, United Kingdom
Trading Course On Campus Online Blended

Introduction to Financial Markets and Trading

7 days
599 GBP/full
599 GBP/full
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Throughout the Introduction to Financial Markets and Trading programme from London Academy of Trading you'll gain an introduction to the world of trading with our one-week Introduction to Financial Markets and Trading programme, perfect for beginners without any prior knowledge who want to know more about the world of financial markets.


Through the Introduction to Financial Markets and Trading programme from London Academy of Trading you will lay a foundation for your trading journey and become familiar with the daily activities of a trader. Technically analyse and evaluate macroeconomic data releases and upgrade your skill set so you have everything you need to trade successfully.

Whether your interests lie in commodities, stock indices, equities, forex, or other assets, this course will educate you on every aspect and consolidate your understanding of how they are all related.

Upon successful course completion, you’ll have an understanding of financial markets and the knowledge needed to kick-start your journey in trading.

LAT's expert faculty comprises experienced traders who have worked for major financial institutions, including HSBC, Morgan Stanley, Bank of America, and Bloomberg, and are available ten hours a day for trading support and guidance. Lecturing and mentoring duties are shared between the team to ensure that you can receive 1:1 support and enjoy a stimulating and interactive experience throughout the course.

Flexible Study Options:

To keep our programmes flexible and accessible, we have developed online delivery methods for an uninterrupted flow of learning for all our students. This means you can extract maximum benefits from whichever course you choose, pause and restart your course at any time, and upgrade from one course to another just by paying the difference in course fees.

Our Expert Tutors

Our teaching faculty is comprised of experienced traders and analysts from major financial institutions, including HSBC, Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse, and Bloomberg, who are eager to support our students through this exciting path they’ve chosen to take. All students have direct access to our team of trading mentors for ten hours every day, where they have the chance to develop robust and structured trading strategies on a 1:1 basis. We also host three daily webinars where our experts analyse the markets, answer questions, and stimulate discussions to enhance the learning process.

Programme Structure

  • For more information, please visit the programme's website.

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 7 days

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details
  • We offer flexible schedules, intakes every 5 weeks.


On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Starting from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at London Academy of Trading and/or in United Kingdom, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

Entry requirements for all LAT programmes:

  • A completed and signed application form
  • A copy of your passport / proof of ID / Birth Certificate
Entry requirements for all LAT programmes of two weeks or more:
  • A scanned copy of a recent passport-sized colour photograph
  • Proof of education qualifications
  • Proof of English proficiency, if required
  • Note: All documents are to be provided in English. 

International Students

  • Scanned copies of your diplomas and certified translation
  • Scanned copies of your certified transcripts
  • Proof of English language proficiency IELTS 5.5 or equivalents

Candidates who studied an undergraduate degree in the medium of English in a majority English – speaking country can provide a letter from their university confirming this as evidence of their English proficiency.

All other students:

  • A minimum level 3 qualification or an interview with our Academic Dean, Paddy Osborn Fully completed LAT application form

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    599 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 599 GBP for the full programme during 7 days.
  • National

    599 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 599 GBP for the full programme during 7 days.

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Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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