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Course summary

Course summary

  • Study contemporary national and global developments in systems, regulations and general practices of accounting and finance.
  • Develop transferable intellectual and professional skills relevant to current national and international business.
  • Undertake real-world learning and gain immediate value to your present or future employers.
Meeting the growing demand for masters level professionals in finance and accounting, this course is suitable if you are from a general finance background and wish to gain specialist knowledge in accounting and finance, or if you have an accounting background How you learn All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive. You study current literature, international accounting standards, worldwide events and companies financial accounts, learning how real organisations operate and the accounting and financial strategies and decisions they implement. The course is respected for its innovative practice-based teaching and the development of applied knowledge and skills within the modern financial business environment. You learn through
  • lectures
  • seminars
  • coursework
  • problem-solving tasks
  • individual and group research projects
  • reports
  • presentations
  • workshops
  • self-directed learning
  • assessment
**Applied learning Networking opportunities** With its international focus, the course provides you with opportunities to engage with different cultures and network with your fellow students from across the globe, while learning the knowledge you need to gain management positions. Many of the tutors are from industry and are well connected with professional accountancy bodies, including the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and Association of Corporate Treasurers. This ensures you are at the cutting edge of applied professional knowledge. Guest lectures from visiting academics and practitioners from commercial and non-profit making organisations will provide further opportunities to enhance your understanding and encourage you to make contact with employers.

Modules

Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. Compulsory modules Advanced Portfolio Management Dissertation Or Applied Business Project Financial Analysis

Assessment method

Coursework


Entry requirements

You must be a ACCA passed finalist or a qualified accountant. You may also be able to claim credit points which can reduce the amount of time it takes to complete your qualification at Sheffield Hallam. Overseas applicants from countries whose first language is not English must normally produce evidence of competence in English. An IELTS score of 6.0 with 5.5 in all skills (or equivalent) is the standard for non-native speakers of English. If your English language skill is currently below an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English qualification.


English language requirements

Overseas applicants from countries whose first language is not English must normally produce evidence of competence in English. An IELTS score of 6.0 with 5.5 in all skills (or equivalent) is the standard for non-native speakers of English. If your English language skill is currently below an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English qualification.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £4955 Whole course
Channel Islands £4955 Whole course
EU £8195 Whole course
England £4955 Whole course
Northern Ireland £4955 Whole course
Scotland £4955 Whole course
Wales £4955 Whole course
International £8195 Whole course

Additional fee information

Please refer to our website for up-to-date information on costs and fees for both full-time and part-time postgraduate study options: https://www.shu.ac.uk/study-here Postgraduate loans of up to £11,836 are available for Home students on most master's courses that start on or after 1 August 2022. Please check the gov.uk website for more details.
Accounting and Finance (Fast track) at Sheffield Hallam University - UCAS