Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University

Accounting and Finance

The course meets the growing demand for Master's level professionals in finance and accounting; it is suitable for people who are from a general business background and wish to gain specialist knowledge in accounting and finance; have an accounting background and would like to extend and update their knowledge and skills; the course has a strong international element to meet the demands of global accounting and financial systems, which companies and organisations across the world use; after successfully completing the course, students are able to apply and adapt techniques to improve and extend specialist knowledge; apply relevant frameworks, models and techniques of financial decision making to planning, control, performance measurement, and information and risk management; solve problems and develop and carry out accounting and financial strategies for different types of organisations; display intellectual abilities, analytical research skills, led by the latest developments in the field; use models and techniques for collecting, processing, validating, interpreting and presenting information; students gain transferable intellectual and professional skills relevant to the current national and international business world; problem solving, communication and information technology skills

Entry requirements

Normally 1 of the following: a good Honours degree (2.1) in accounting, banking, business, finance or economics; a recognised postgraduate qualification; an equivalent recognised professional qualification in a relevant subject field; relevant subjects include: business management, finance, accounting, economics, banking, law, the natural sciences; overseas applicants from countries whose 1st language is not English must normally produce evidence of competence in English; a TOEFL test minimum mark, paper-based 550, computer-based 213, internet-based 79 or an IELTS score of 6.0, is the standard for non-native speakers of English.

Course modules

Semester 1: forensic accounting; international auditing and assurance; international corporate reporting; methods of enquiry.
Semester 2: corporate finance; consultancy project 1; strategic management accounting for performance enhancement; plus options.
Semester 3: MSc research methods; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment by: assignments; examinations; dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,400 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus Sheffield S1 1WB Yorkshire and the Humber

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