Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University. Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information. Course summary
- Master industry-leading systems such as SAS for statistical data analysis, SQL for data manipulation and MongoDB for unstructured datasets.
- Learn and apply statistical data modelling, data storage and data mining techniques.
- Gain specific knowledge related to financial services, consultancy, regulation, supervision and compliance.
- Prepare candidates for analytics jobs in financial services with competitive salaries.
- teaching sessions
- learning materials
- recommended readings
- problem-based learning
- individual and group projects
- contemporary software platforms
Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. You will be able to complete a placement year as part of this course. See the modules table below for further information. Compulsory modules Advanced Portfolio Management 15 Data Analytics: Tools And Techniques 30 Finance 15 Global Financial Markets 15 Industrial Expertise 15 Introduction To Databases And Big Data 15 Postgraduate Placement - Research Skills And Dissertation 60 Study Skills And Project Management 15
Undergraduate degree academic qualification with classification of 2:2 or equivalent in Computing, Computer Science, Maths or Statistics, Data Analytics, Data Science or other relevant areas, or appropriate work experience. Applicants who have acquired significant knowledge and skills in data analytics, database design and development using industry standard platforms and development environments or significant experience in financial technologies would be considered for admission. If you are an International or non-UK European student, you need an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills, or equivalent.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills or equivalent.|
|TOEFL (iBT)||79||Listening: minimum level 17 Speaking: minimum level 20 Reading: minimum level 18 Writing: minimum level 17|
|Cambridge English Advanced||C||Listening: minimum score 162 Speaking: minimum score 162 Reading: minimum score 162 Writing: minimum score 162|
|PTE Academic||52||Listening: minimum level 51 Speaking: minimum level 51 Reading: minimum level 51 Writing: minimum level 51|
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