The project aims to inspire and support students to progress into Business-related courses at university, and then onto a range of careers in the Banking and Financial sectors, including accountancy, investment banking, tax and asset management. During the project, participants will have the opportunity to discover the various subject choices related to Business at university, including;

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Business Economics
  • Business Management
  • Economics
  • Finance and Data Analytics
  • International Business
  • Marketing

Participants will also have the opportunity to take part in various work experience placements within the Banking and Finance sector, gaining an understanding of the knowledge and skills needed to progress into these sectors. Over the course of the programme students will have the opportunity to meet staff and students from the University of Liverpool Management School and enhance their understanding of student life and the career opportunities available to them within the Banking & Finance sector.

Application timeline

Step 1

Check you are eligible

You may apply to a Pathways programme if you:

  • Are studying in Year 12 in England or Wales, Year 13 in Northern Ireland, or S5 in Scotland (or equivalent)
  • Attend, and have always attended, a state-funded school or college (non-fee paying) in the UK

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Step 2

Applications open

It’s a very simple application form, mostly yes/no questions but it does include one longer question[s] as follows –

“Please give a brief personal statement (of no more than 300 words) explaining your suitability for the programme and why you would like to participate”

Early September

Step 3

Applications close

6th November

Step 4

Decisions announced

Dependent on each programme and university – usually November  – early December

November - December

Step 5

Launch of Pathways programme

Dependent on each programme and university – usually around November – December

November - December

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