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International/EU: £8,195 per year
- Study contemporary national and global developments in systems, regulations and general practices of accounting and finance.
- Develop transferable intellectual and professional skills relevant to current national and international business.
- Undertake real-world learning and gain immediate value to your present or future employers.
Meeting the growing demand for masters level professionals in finance and accounting, this course is suitable if you are from a general finance background and wish to gain specialist knowledge in accounting and finance, or if you have an accounting background and would like to enhance your skills.
Sheffield Business School accreditation
Sheffield Business School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), placing us in the top 5% of business schools globally.
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How you learn
All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.
You study current literature, international accounting standards, worldwide events and companies financial accounts, learning how real organisations operate and the accounting and financial strategies and decisions they implement. The course is respected for its innovative practice-based teaching and the development of applied knowledge and skills within the modern financial business environment.
You learn through
- problem-solving tasks
- individual and group research projects
- self-directed learning
This course is delivered face-to-face over three semesters - teaching is scheduled based on the length of your course and the academic calendar.
Course leaders and tutors
Ifedapo Francis AwolowoSenior Lecturer in Financial & Management Accounting
Ifedapo Francis Awolowo, Lecturer in Financial and Management Accounting.
With its international focus, the course provides you with opportunities to engage with different cultures and network with your fellow students from across the globe, while learning the knowledge you need to gain management positions.
Many of the tutors are from industry and are well connected with professional accountancy bodies, including the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and Association of Corporate Treasurers. This ensures you are at the cutting edge of applied professional knowledge.
Guest lectures from visiting academics and practitioners from commercial and non-profit making organisations will provide further opportunities to enhance your understanding and encourage you to make contact with employers.
This course prepares you for a career as a
- financial controller
- finance or accounting manager
- financial journalist
- researcher or educator
- PhD study
- financial analyst
- financial consultant
Previous graduates of this course have gone on to work for
- Chinatrust Commercial Bank
Where will I study?
You study at City Campus through a structured mix of lectures, seminars and practical sessions as well as access to digital and online resources to support your learning.
City Campus is located in the heart of Sheffield, within minutes of the train and bus stations.
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Equipment and facilities
On this course, you work with
- Bloomberg software
- Microsoft Office Specialist Software
You must be a ACCA passed finalist or a qualified accountant. You may also be able to claim credit points which can reduce the amount of time it takes to complete your qualification at Sheffield Hallam. Find out more
Overseas applicants from countries whose first language is not English must normally produce evidence of competence in English. An IELTS score of 6.0 with 5.5 in all skills (or equivalent) is the standard for non-native speakers of English.
If your English language skill is currently below an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English qualification.
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.
For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.
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.
|Module: Advanced Portfolio Management||Credits: 15||
|Module: Dissertation Or Applied Business Project||Credits: 60||
|Module: Financial Analysis||Credits: 15||
Fees and funding
Our tuition fee for UK students starting full-time study in 2023/24 is £4,955 for the course. The tuition fee displayed above is for the full course. If the full course is more than one year in duration, the fee will be divided into annual payments which will then be rounded. This may mean the total fee you pay is slightly higher than the fee stated above. If you take a break in study or have to re-take part of the course, you may also be charged an additional fee and will be notified of this at the time.
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.
Our tuition fee for International/EU students starting full-time study in 2023/24 is £8,195 for the course. The tuition fee displayed above is for the full course. If the full course is more than one year in duration, the fee will be divided into annual payments which will then be rounded. This may mean the total fee you pay is slightly higher than the fee stated above. If you take a break in study or have to re-take part of the course, you may also be charged an additional fee and will be notified of this at the time.
Postgraduate student loans
Up to £11,222 available for Home students on most masters courses.
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, 223.3KB)
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