Sheffield University Management School

University of Sheffield

Finance and Accounting

This course brings together theoretical and applied expertise in finance and accounting practices. You'll gain a good understanding of the basics of financial statement analysis, corporate governance and international finance as well as the quantitative and analytical skills essential for developing fundamental problem-solving skills. You can apply to base your dissertation on project work with an external organisation. Recent projects include group nominal structure for a multinational engineering firm, and developing a funding strategy for a Sheffield-based capital investment programme.

Entry requirements

Minimum 2.1 in business or related subject. English language requirements- All of our courses require an overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: Quantitative skills for finance and accounting; corporate finance; research methods for finance and accounting; corporate governance; quantitative methods for finance and accounting; dissertation. Optional modules: Two of the following: management accounting; financial accounting and financial statement analysis. Three/four of the following: Risk and uncertainty; performance management; international financial reporting; issues in finance; international finance; financial markets and investment management; emerging market finance; international corporate governance.

Assessment methods

Individual assignments, group projects, end-of-semester examinations and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 9,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 19,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

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