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
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.
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 by: assignments; examinations; dissertation.
Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,200 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 12,400 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|City Campus||Sheffield||S1 1WB||Yorkshire and the Humber|
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