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MSc

Accounting, Governance and Financial Management

Management School, Faculty of Social Sciences

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Course description

This 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.

Applying for this course

We use a staged admissions process to assess applications for this course. You'll still apply for this course in the usual way, using our Postgraduate Online Application Form.

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Modules

Core modules

  • Corporate Governance
  • Management Accounting
  • Financial Accounting and Financial Statement Analysis
  • Research Methods for Finance and Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • Dissertation

Optional modules

Four of the following:

  • 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 and Finance
  • Comparative Finance and Financial Services
  • Portfolio Management and Investment

Teaching

  • Lectures
  • Seminars
  • Case studies
  • Group work for collaborative learning
  • Web-based discussion groups

Assessment

  • Individual assignments
  • Group projects
  • End-of-semester examinations
  • Dissertation

Duration

1 year full-time

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:1 or an approved professional qualification.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with 6.0 in each other component, or equivalent.

Entry requirements for international students

Apply

We use a staged admissions process to assess applications for this course. You'll still apply for this course in the usual way, using our Postgraduate Online Application Form.

Apply now

Contact

pmgt_help@sheffield.ac.uk
+44 114 222 3376

The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.