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Year of Entry 2020/21
BA (Honours)

Accounting and Finance for International Business (2 year top-up)

Develop your existing knowledge and skills in accounting and finance, enhancing your career prospects with an honours degree.


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What is the fee? Home/EU: £9,250 per year (£1,200 for placement year) ††
International: £13,650 per year (£1,200 for placement year)
How long will I study? 2 / 3 Years
Where will I study? City Campus
What is the UCAS code? NN44
When do I start? September 2020
January 2021
Placement year available? Yes

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Course summary

  • Top up your existing accounting and finance qualifications to a full undergraduate degree.
  • Use case studies and real-world economic data to illustrate, applying them to the real world, taught concepts and ideas.
  • Develop practical skills and business understanding alongside academic knowledge, allowing you to progress to masters study.

Suitable if you have a foundation degree, HND or equivalent in accounting or finance, this course gives you a broad understanding of both accounting and finance within the business environment, suitable for a wide range of careers and allowing you to build on previous studies and experience.

How you learn

Applied learning

We introduce the main principles of accounting and we will also familiarise you with the business environment companies work in, then deepen understanding of the role and scope of finance. We use a balanced approach between theory and practice to understand both accounting and finance from different perspectives using teaching staff who have worked in industry and practice.

You learn through

  • coursework
  • computer-based assignments
  • group assessments
  • presentations
  • time constrained exercises
  • multiple choice tests
  • case study assessments

Future careers

Our graduates are well equipped for a range of careers as the course develops skills that are required by a broad range of industries in both the private and public sectors. We have a team of specialist recruitment advisers and run a range of careers and recruitment events. We have an excellent employment record with over 90% of our graduates securing jobs or going on to further study within six months of graduation.

Where will I study?

You study at City Campus

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City Campus is located in the heart of Sheffield, within minutes of the train and bus stations.

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Location

Howard Street
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S1 1WB

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Equipment and facilities

We are one of only a few universities to invest in Bloomberg Terminals housed in a dedicated Bloomberg Suite. The terminals deliver data, news and analytics to global financial professionals and you have the opportunity to gain practical experience of using this industry-standard technology.


Entry requirements

All students

Typically you need

• 120 year one credits with at least an overall merit from a business, finance or accounting HND, foundation degree or equivalent

or

• 120 year one credits with a minimum overall mark of 55 per cent from a business, finance or accounting degree

You can find information on making sense of UCAS tariff points here and use the UCAS tariff calculator to work out your points.

If English is not your first language you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 or above, with a minimum score of 5.5 in each skill. If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 6.0 we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score.

We welcome applications from people of any age. There may be some flexibility in entry requirements provided you have other relevant learning or experience. This must show that you will benefit from and successfully finish the course.

Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 at the point of enrolment.

Additional information for EU/International students

If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page. You can also watch a video guide on how to apply.

For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.


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.

You can take an optional placement in year 2.

Year 1

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Academic And Professional Development 1 Credits: 10 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Academic And Professional Development 2 Credits: 10 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Financial Management For Business Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Risk Management Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Strategic Planning (Shaping The Future) Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework

Year 2

Compulsory modules
Module Credits
Module: Placement Year Credits: -

Final year

Compulsory modules
Module Credits
Module: Corporate Reporting And Analysis Credits: 20
Module: Financial Markets Credits: 20
Module: Financial Strategy Credits: 20
Module: Performance Management And Analysis Credits: 20

Fees and funding

Home/EU students

Our tuition fee for UK/EU students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2020/21 is £9,250 per year. During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200. ††

† If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.

International students

Our tuition fee for international students starting full-time study in 2020/21 is £13,650 per year. During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200.

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Financial support for home/EU students

How tuition fees work, student loans and other financial support available.

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Additional course costs

This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.

Additional costs for Accounting, banking and finance courses (PDF)

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How do I apply?

You can apply for this course through UCAS.

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