16 months
18215 GBP/year
12710 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Global Financial Trading course at Sheffield Hallam University will equip you with knowledge of both traditional and contemporary assets classes including cryptocurrencies and blockchain.


Learn how financial markets work and apply your knowledge on this varied course delivered in conjunction with a global proprietary trading firm. You’ll learn how to trade both futures and options on major exchanges and how algorithms can be used to automate trading, preparing you for a successful career within the industry.

Future careers

This Global Financial Trading course at Sheffield Hallam University prepares you for a career in:

  • futures trading
  • options trading
  • market making
  • financial markets analysis
  • risk management
  • investment banking
  • compliance roles
  • fund management

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Applied Financial Trading
  • Dissertation Or Applied Business Project
  • Financial Derivatives And Risk Management
  • Financial Regulation And Sustainability
  • Fund Management
  • Global Financial Markets

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 16 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

You typically need one of the following: 

  • 2.2 honours degree in a relevant subject 
  • recognised professional qualification or equivalent in a relevant subject.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18215 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18215 GBP per year during 16 months.
  • National

    12710 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12710 GBP per year during 16 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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