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: an overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with 6.5 in writing and 6 in each other 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: 2 of the following: management accounting; financial accounting and financial statement analysis. 3/4 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

Assessment methods include: individual assignments, group projects, end-of-semester examinations and a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 21,250 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

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

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