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Course summary

**Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University. Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information.** Course summary:

  • Study present-day national and global developments in systems, regulations and general practices of accounting and finance.
  • Develop transferable intellectual and professional skills relevant to the current national and international business world.
  • Undertake 'real-world learning' to gain immediate value to your present or potential employers.
The course meets the growing demand for masters level professionals in finance and accounting. It 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 and would like to extend and update your knowledge and skills. 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. This course is respected for its innovative practice-based teaching and the development of applied knowledge and skills within the modern financial business environment. By studying updated literature, international accounting standards, worldwide events and companies financial accounts, you learn how real organisations operate and the accounting and financial strategies and decisions they implement. International students who are ACCA passed finalists or qualified accountants can convert their ACCA qualifications to a UK masters on our MSc Accounting and Finance ACCA Fast Track Route. You learn through
  • lectures
  • seminars
  • coursework
  • problem solving
  • individual and group research projects
  • reports
  • presentations
  • workshops
  • self-directed learning
  • assessment
This course is delivered face-to-face over three semesters - teaching is scheduled based on the length of your course and the academic calendar. Applied learning - Networking opportunities Students on this course are typically from all corners of the globe, providing you with opportunities to engage with different cultures and network 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, researching professional knowledge, developing professional syllabi and designing professional assessments. This ensures you are at the cutting edge of applied professional knowledge, while also developing your critical reflexivity, questioning established knowledge and imagining alternatives. The team delivering the course also has strong links with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and Association of Corporate Treasurers. 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. Modules studied may differ depending on when you start your course. Compulsory modules Corporate Finance Corporate Governance And Ethics Dissertation Or Applied Business Project Financial Analysis Forensic Accounting International Auditing And Assurance International Corporate Reporting Statistics And Data Modelling Strategic Management Accounting For Performance Enhancement

Assessment method

Coursework, Practical


Entry requirements

Normally one of the following in a relevant subject* • a good honours degree • a recognised postgraduate qualification • an equivalent recognised professional qualification * Relevant subjects include • accounting • banking • economics • finance • financial services. If you do not have such academic qualifications we may consider your application individually, based on your personal, professional and work experience, and other formal qualifications. 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, 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.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9910 Whole course
EU £16385 Whole course
Channel Islands £9910 Whole course
England £9910 Whole course
Northern Ireland £9910 Whole course
Scotland £9910 Whole course
Wales £9910 Whole course
International £16385 Whole course

Additional fee information

Postgraduate loans of up to £11,222 are available for Home students on most masters courses 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
Accounting and Finance at Sheffield Hallam University - UCAS