2019 start
MSc

Finance and Accounting

Management School, Faculty of Social Sciences

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Course description

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.

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 Finance
  • Research Methods for Finance and Accounting
  • Comparative Finance and Financial Services
  • Quantitative Methods for Finance and Accounting
  • Dissertation

Optional modules

Five of the following:

  • Management Accounting
  • Financial Accounting and Financial Statement Analysis
  • Risk and Uncertainty
  • Issues in Finance
  • International Finance
  • Emerging Market Finance
  • Philosophical Perspectives on Accounting, Financial Management and Finance
  • Financial Management
  • Corporate Governance
  • 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

management-admissions@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.