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MSc

Finance and Accounting

Management School, Faculty of Social Sciences

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Course description

This programme explores the global challenges facing managers in the wake of the financial crisis, and the implications of new regulations and credit controls in financial markets. You’ll develop an understanding of these challenges and the knowledge needed to keep a business liquid, competitive and profitable. You’ll also learn to use the tools of the trade in our Financial Markets Trading Room and develop the financial insight skills to function independently at a professional level. 

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:

  • Corporate Governance
  • International Finance
  • Issues in Finance
  • Risk and Uncertainty
  • Philosophical Perspectives on Accounting, Financial Management and Finance
  • Management Accounting
  • Financial Accounting and Financial Statement Analysis
  • Emerging Market Finance
  • Financial Management
  • 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 honours degree or an approved professional qualification.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS score 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.