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MSC Data Analytics with Banking and Finance

Sheffield Hallam University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course summary

  • Master industry-leading systems such as SAS for statistical data analysis and HaDoop for data storage and processing.
  • 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.

On this course, you'll gain a firm handle on data analytics and its role in banking and finance. You'll access real company live data, work with Bloomberg terminals, use cutting-edge software and get excellent real-world experience. The course is designed with industry input, so you're able to hit the ground running as soon as you graduate.

How you learn

This course explores the application of data analytics in financial industries. You will work with contemporary platforms including cutting-edge SAS, Hadoop, and Bloomberg terminals.

In the business part of the course, you examine and scrutinise the fundamental concepts of banking, finance and investment.

You will also learn technical skills associated with data analytics, and apply these skills in context of financial industries.

You learn through

  • teaching sessions
  • learning materials
  • recommended readings
  • problem-based learning
  • individual and group projects
  • contemporary software platforms

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • statistical analysis and machine learning techniques
  • database and programming technologies
  • statistical theory
  • marketing and insight
  • credit risk
  • data and technology
  • digital analytics
  • data science.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,460per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    58th out of 105 27

    74th out of 113 12

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    109 49%

    61st

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    36th

    45
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    34th

    45
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    118 53%

    79th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    75th

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.88 78%

    63rd

    43

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