MSc Finance and Accounting
Sheffield University Management School, Faculty of Social Sciences
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About the course
Course description 2017
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.
- Theory and Concepts in Entrepreneurship
- Quantitative Skills for Finance and Accounting
- Corporate Finance
- Research Methods for Finance and Accounting
- Corporate Governance
- Quantitative Methods for Finance and Accounting
Two of the following:
- Management Accounting
- Financial Accounting and Financial Statement Analysis
Three/four 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
Lectures, seminars, case studies, group work for collaborative learning, and web-based discussion groups.
Individual assignments, group projects, end-of-semester examinations and a dissertation.
1 year full-time
Minimum 2:1 or an approved professional qualification.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with 6.5 in writing and 6.0 in each other component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
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