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What will I learn?

Course summary

  • Develop your knowledge of investment strategies and financial products.
  • Gain an understanding of the risks associated with financial markets and products.
  • Study on a course taught by University staff with extensive work experience in the banking and finance industry, who regularly complete consultancy work with banks and banking organisations.

The course is designed to develop your skills for a career in financial markets, investment banking, fund management or wealth management. You will learn about issues of risk management, regulation, wealth management and fund management, focusing on both individuals and organisations.

How you learn

We have consulted both industry practitioners and professional bodies to ensure the course prepares you for a career in a variety of roles within the financial services industry.

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • finance
  • investment
  • investment banking
  • retail financial services
  • government and regulatory organisations.

Which department am I in?

Sheffield Hallam University

Study options

Full Time (15 months)

Tuition fees
£14,895.00 (US$ 16,591) Overall cost
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

January 2023

Venue

City Campus

Howard Street,

Sheffield,

S1 1WB, England

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£14,895.00 (US$ 16,591) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

January 2023

Venue

City Campus

Howard Street,

Sheffield,

S1 1WB, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

The following qualifications will be considered for entry on to postgraduate taught programmes: a first degree or professional qualification recognised as being equivalent to degree standard; an HND or higher education diploma with substantial work experience in an appropriate field; successful completion of a recognised pre-Masters course. The following qualifications will be considered for entry on to postgraduate research programmes (MPhil/PhD): Masters Degree from a recognised university. IELTS for UKVI 6.0; Listening: minimum level 5.5; Speaking: minimum level 5.5; Reading: minimum level 5.5; Writing: minimum level 5.5.

For international students

Students typically need one of the following: 2.2 honours degree or above in a relevant subject. recognised professional qualification or equivalent in a relevant subject. Relevant subjects include business management, finance, accounting, economics, banking, law, the natural sciences, IT and computing. We will consider students without these academic qualifications dependent on personal, professional and work experience and other formal qualifications. Overseas applicants from countries whose first language is not English must normally produce evidence of competence in English, such as an IELTS score of 6.0 with 5.5 in all skills. If your English language skill is currently below an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English standard.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Sheffield Hallam University

At Sheffield Hallam, be taught by people who are experts in their subject and passionate about sharing their knowledge and industry experience.

  • Based in Sheffield - a true student city
  • Work placements for students through a vast network
  • A low cost of living
  • Modern, upgraded facilities across two campuses

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