Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University

Finance and Investment

Designed in consultation with industry practitioners and professional bodies, this course prepares students for a career in financial services. This course aims to develop knowledge of the key products, investment strategies and risks in financial markets; it is suitable for recent graduates and those already employed in the area. Students also develop the technical and practical skills and knowledge needed to pass the ACT CertITM (the Association of Corporate Treasurers Certificate in International Treasury Management), an internationally recognised industry qualification.

Entry requirements

Typically a 2.1 Honours degree in a relevant subject or a recognised professional qualification or equivalent in a relevant subject; relevant subjects include business management, finance, accounting, economics, banking, law, the natural sciences, information technology (IT) and computing; applicants without these academic qualifications may be considered dependent on personal, professional and work experience and other formal qualifications; overseas applicants from countries whose 1st 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.

Course modules

Modules include: finance; methods of enquiry; banking and financial markets; financial risk management; financial regulation and supervision; fund management; advanced portfolio management; research methods; dissertation. Optional modules include: corporate finance; financial analysis; Islamic banking; global business strategy; consultancy project; international treasury management.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include examinations, phase tests, individual assignments, group work tasks.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,400 per Year 1 (International) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus Sheffield S1 1WB Yorkshire and the Humber

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