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Year of Entry 2019/20
MSc

Banking and Finance

Gain analytical skills and knowledge of the key products and risks present in financial markets.


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What is the fee? Home/EU: £8,000 for the course
How long will I study? 2 Years / 30 Months
Where will I study? City Campus
When do I start? September 2019
January 2020

Course summary

  • Obtain suitable skills and experience to meet the needs of the banking, insurance and finance industries.
  • Gain specific knowledge related to financial services, consultancy, regulation, supervision and compliance.
  • Develop an understanding of the practical and theoretical issues in banking and financial markets.

Designed with input from professional bodies and employers, this course aims to meet national subject benchmark standards and quality requirements. It is ideal if you want to work in financial markets or banking and desire to progress your career rapidly.

How you learn

Course leaders and tutors

Ian Pagdin
Ian Pagdin
Senior Lecturer

Ian teaches across a range of modules within the Sheffield Business School, including business environment, principles of investment, risk management and investment … Read more

Accreditation

If you hold the Sheffield Hallam MSc in Banking and Finance, you are eligible for direct entry to the MCT programme with the Association of Corporate Treasurers.

Where will I study?

You study at City Campus

City Campus

City Campus is located in the heart of Sheffield, within minutes of the train and bus stations.

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Location

Howard Street
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S1 1WB

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Entry requirements

All students

You typically need one of the following in a relevant subject*

• a 2:2 honours degree

• a recognised postgraduate qualification

• an equivalent recognised professional qualification

* Relevant subjects include • business management • finance • accounting • economics • banking • law • the natural sciences • IT and computing.

We consider applicants without relevant academic qualifications based on their personal, professional and work experience and other formal qualifications. You may also be able to claim credit points which can reduce the amount of time it takes to complete your qualification at Sheffield Hallam. Find out more

Overseas applicants from countries whose first language is not English must normally produce evidence of competence in English. An IELTS score of 6.0 with 5.5 in all skills is the standard for non-native speakers of English. 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.

Additional information for EU/International students

This course is not open to international students who require a Tier 4 (General) student visa to study in the UK. If you are an international applicant but do not require a Tier 4 (General) student visa, contact our Admissions Team to find out whether you’re eligible to apply.


Modules

The modules for 2019/20 may vary to those given below, which are for academic year 2018/19

Modules studied may differ depending on when you start your course.

Year 1

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Finance Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Financial Regulation And Supervision Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: International Treasury Management Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Methods Of Enquiry: Research And Consultancy In Finance Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework

Final year

Compulsory modules
Module Credits
Module: Advanced Portfolio Management Credits: 15
Module: Banking And Financial Markets Credits: 15
Module: Dissertation Credits: 60
Module: Financial Risk Management Credits: 15
Module: Risk Management In Banking Credits: 15

Fees and funding

Home/EU students

Our tuition fee for UK/EU students starting full-time study in 2019/20 is £8,000 for the course. For part-time study the fee will be calculated pro-rata each year based on the number of credits studied.

† If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.

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Additional course costs

This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.

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How do I apply?

You apply for this course via our online application form.

If you require an alternate version of the application form, please email directadmissions@shu.ac.uk.

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