The 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.
We recommend that you go on at least one of two organised field trips. The Management School will pay for travel and accommodation. You'll need to pay for food and drink. For each field trip, you'll need to provide a £50 deposit, which will be refunded after the trip.
MSc: Minimum 2.1 in business or related subject. English language requirements: an overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
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 include: individual assignments, group projects, end-of-semester examinations and a dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Fee locale||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||13,650 (Year 1)||England||1 1 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||23,450 (Year 1)||International||1 1 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||13,650 (Year 1)||Northern Ireland||1 1 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||13,650 (Year 1)||Scotland||1 1 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||13,650 (Year 1)||Wales||1 1 Years|
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