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Bloomberg Financial Markets Lab

Bringing the real world of finance into the classroom. Preparing our students for the global job market.

Experience the excitement of the trading floor

Newcastle University Business School is a Bloomberg Experiential Learning Partner.

With over 20 Bloomberg Terminals, our Financial Markets Lab highlights our commitment to delivering the very best learning experience, giving you an edge in a competitive global jobs market once you graduate. You’ll be able to demonstrate that you can quickly contribute to an employer’s business.

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Gain financial insights, with real-world data, news and analytics

If you want to study stocks and shares, the Bloomberg Terminal seamlessly integrates the very best in data, news and analytics. You will have access to the same Bloomberg trading platform used by the world’s leading banks, corporations and government agencies.

The Terminal is a 24-hour, global financial services system that provides transparent and reliable information covering all market sectors. Not only does it feature company financials, market data spanning more than 20 years, charts, statistics, a communications platform and current news reports, it also allows you to simulate real-world trading conditions to gain an in-depth understanding, helping boost your future career.

Benefits of our Bloomberg Experiential Learning Partner Status

You will:

  • gain an extracurricular certification and you will be a step ahead of competitors in the job market
  • get an interactive introduction to the financial markets
  • demonstrate your skilled use of accountancy software
  • learn valuable transferable skills
  • showcase self-motivation and time management to future employers
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What can you do in the Bloomberg Lab?

Jianyi Zhang - PhD Student

Bloomberg is a comprehensive platform with all the data I need, and it’s also a useful kit for searching information that assists me in making investment decisions. The command and code are convenient and easy to learn, the online help support by the Bloomberg team is efficient and I can learn the knowledge according to demand very quickly.

With the Bloomberg Market Concept (BMC) certificate, I have been able to enhance my fundamental knowledge of financial market and macroeconomics. The questions in the process of learning are practical and closely related to the contents. I review the economics and finance knowledge practically and systematically through learning BMC. Having access to this platform has helped me significantly with carrying out my PhD program.

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Qiwu Guo - PhD Student

The Bloomberg Market Concepts (BMC) Certificate has improved my knowledge of financial market and macroeconomics. The questions raised during the learning process are practical and closely related to the content. By completing the Bloomberg Market Concepts (BMC) Certificate, I now have a deeper understanding of the financial market and financial data.

The Bloomberg terminal provides access to Bloomberg Professional Service which enables users to access and analyse real-time financial market data and conduct financial transactions. Most large financial institutions use Bloomberg terminal as their prior tool in daily trading. The Bloomberg terminal is useful in many ways for a number of different job roles as well as providing historical data, which is of great help to the empirical research of finance. 

Who can use the Bloomberg Lab?

Bloomberg is taught as part of some of our Undergraduate and Postgraduate Accounting, Economics and Finance courses. The Bloomberg Lab and earning the Bloomberg Market Concepts (BMC) Certificate however, is open to all Newcastle University students, regardless of the course they're studying.

As part of the Skills Development opportunities we run at the Business School, students interested in upskilling with Bloomberg will receive peer to peer support from our in-house Bloomberg experts. Students will have the chance to increase their proficiency and confidence using the Bloomberg terminals and ultimately understand how Bloomberg is used for decision making in businesses.

Learn more about the courses offered at the Business School and find out which ones include Bloomberg as part of their learning.