This course is delivered by London Academy of Trading (LAT) an academic partner of GISMA Business School. LAT and GISMA are both members of Global University Systems (GUS), which is an international network of higher-education institutions, brought together by a shared passion for accessible, industry-relevant qualifications.

Learn to think a like a financial market professional in just 12 weeks with LAT’s Advanced Trading course. You’ll gain a fundamental understanding of different trading techniques and learn how to apply to real-life situations.

Why choose this programme? 

Combing theory with practice, this course teaches candidates how to build structured trading strategies and apply them to real-time financial markets. Whether you’re looking to trade commodities, stock indices, individual equities, cryptocurrencies or forex, LAT courses will provide you with the knowledge and skills to build a profitable and robust trading plan.

Throughout the course, you’ll have the opportunity to interact with market professionals using the correct jargon and, upon successful completion, you’ll receive a Level 5 Diploma in Applied Financial Trading.

Objectives of the programme

  • Introduction to financial markets
  • Basics of trading
  • Macroeconomics and their impact on financial markets
  • Technical analysis tools and how to apply them
  • Combining trading techniques to build trading strategies
  • Trading psychology
  • Risk management

Who is this course suitable for?

The course is ideal for anyone looking to boost their knowledge in order to generate profits from trading financial markets . No previous knowledge of trading is required, although some experience would be beneficial for candidates.


  • Pre-recorded sessions and live interactive classes
  • Three months access to our interactive platform
  • Full-time access to a real-time platform
  • Twelve weeks access to our daily webinars (07:15, 12:00 and 16:15 London time)

  • 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. Where documents are not in English, you will also need to provide a certified translation of any such documents.

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


The London Academy of Trading (LAT) is an award-winning, dual-accredited provider of financial trading education. We pride ourselves on being the most trusted trading skills educators, putting your needs first in everything we do.

LAT's curriculum and teaching approach develop students' creativity, resilience and practical skills to enhance their opportunities for employment or for trading financial markets. LAT develops its curricula and utilises the diversity within its student community to maximise the effectiveness of its courses, and enhance the experience for all students.

We provide the inspiration for students to be achievers, and to be able to apply learned knowledge in a real-world environment, understanding the fundamental and practical aspects of trading.

Why study with LAT?

  • Premier accredited course
  • Become a trading expert in just 12 weeks
  • Live Interactive Online Classes
  • Trade alongside your commitments with our evening classes.
  • Pause and restart your studies at any time
  • Pay in flexible payment instalments with 0% interest

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  • Full-time
  • Online
  • Twelve weeks
  • Continuous
  • from £ 2699 per course

Course awarded by LAT London

The London Academy of Trading (LAT) is an award-winning, dual accredited trading academy which provides vocational and practical programmes in financial markets. Our courses are taught by experienced traders and analysts, providing students with first-hand industry knowledge.