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Year of Entry 2020/21
MSc

Finance and Investment

Develop your analytical skills and knowledge of the key products, investment strategies and risks present in financial markets.


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What is the fee? Home/EU: £8,240 for the course
International: £13,905 for the course
How long will I study? 1 Year / 15 Months
Where will I study? City Campus
When do I start? September 2020
January 2021

Course summary

  • Develop your analytical skills and knowledge of the key products, investment strategies and risks present in financial markets
  • Understand current research, developments and issues in finance
  • Gain the skills to critically evaluate and apply theoretical concepts to the management of investment portfolios, evaluation of global investment products and financial assets

The course aims to develop your analytical skills and knowledge of the key products, investment strategies and risks present in financial markets. It is ideal for individuals wishing to work in financial markets and investment who want to progress their career rapidly.

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MSc Finance and Investment graduate Connor Marshall

'The course provided me with a solid foundation from which to progress into a career in corporate finance, having gained both a practical and theoretical understanding of the financial world.'

Connor Marshall, MSc Finance and Investment, 2018 graduate

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Accreditation

Successfully completing the international treasury management module gives you an additional professional qualification awarded by the Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT).

Where will I study?

You study at City Campus

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

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Entry requirements

All students

You typically need one of the following

• 2.2 honours degree 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 consider applicants without these academic qualifications dependant on 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, 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.

Additional information for EU/International students

If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page. You can also watch a video guide on how to apply.

For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.


Modules

The modules for 2020/21 may vary to those given below, which are for academic year 2019/20.

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

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Advanced Portfolio Management Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Banking And Financial Markets Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Dissertation Credits: 60 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Finance Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Financial Regulation And Supervision Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Financial Risk Management Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Fund Management Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Mergers And Acquisitions Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Methods Of Enquiry: Research And Consultancy In Finance Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework

Fees and funding

Home/EU students

Our tuition fee for UK/EU students starting full-time study in 2020/21 is £8,240 for the course.

† 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.

International students

Our tuition fee for international students starting full-time study in 2020/21 is £13,905 for the course.

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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.

Additional costs for Accounting, banking and finance courses (PDF)

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