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The University of Sheffield

Accounting, Governance and Financial Management

This new programme will explore the financial management of a range of organisations. The first semester will set the scene with foundation modules, then you will be guided into more advanced material. On graduation, you will be fully equipped to take on an advanced accounting or financial management role in a variety of organisations. The special emphasis on governance means that this masters is ideal if you want to be a financial manager in an organisation or if you want to go into financial services, as an auditor, for example. Like all our masters, this programme will combine rigorous academic work with practical experience. Through seminars, group work, real-life case studies and a dissertation, you'll develop the skills - and the judgement - to practise financial management in any sector.

Entry requirements

MSc: A 2.1 Honours degree (or equivalent) in any subject or an approved professional qualification. English language requirements: Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.5 in writing and reading and 6.0 in each other component, or equivalent

Course modules

Core modules: Corporate governance; management accounting; financial accounting and financial statement analysis;
financial management; research methods for finance and accounting; dissertation.
Optional modules: International financial reporting; performance management; quantitative methods for finance and accounting; corporate finance; international corporate governance; philosophical perspectives on accounting, financial management and finance; supply chain accounting; comparative finance and financial services.

Assessment methods

Teaching; lectures; tutorials. Assessment: Essays; practical work and presentations; exams; dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 12 Months

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