Everything you need to know...
- Study on a course recognised and respected for its innovative practice-based teaching and the development of applied knowledge and skills within the modern financial business environment
- Develop your intellectual capabilities, analytical skills and research abilities through an academically rigorous course of study
We designed this course for international students who are CIMA passed finalists or qualified accountants. It is a fast track route that enables you to convert your CIMA qualification to a UK masters degree in nine months.
How you learn
This course has a real-world focus while developing your critical capacity, which is increasingly important for those aspiring to the hierarchies of management. Your studies benefit from strong links to professional bodies such as the ACCA and CIMA.
You learn through:
- coursework activities
Course leaders and tutors
Guest lectures from visiting academics and practitioners from commercial and non-profit making organisations will provide further opportunities to enhance your understanding and we encourage you to make contact with employers.
This course prepares you for a career as an
- financial controller
- finance or accounting manager
- financial journalist
Previous graduates of this course have gone on to work for
- Chinatrust Commercial Bank
- SKNA National Bank
- Barclays Bank
Others have taken the opportunity to start their own business.
Potential progression to PhD study opens up an array of career opportunities in academia, financial journalism, research and regulatory advisory.
Where will I study?
You study at City Campus
City Campus is located in the heart of Sheffield, within minutes of the train and bus stations.City Campus map
Adsetts Library is located on our City Campus. It's open 24 hours a day, every day.Learn more
You must be a CIMA 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
This course is not open to international students who require a Tier 4 (General) student visa to study in the UK. If you are an international applicant but do not require a Tier 4 (General) student visa, contact our Admissions Team to find out whether you’re eligible to apply.
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Postgraduate student loans
Up to £10,609 available for UK and EU 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)
Any offer of a place to study is subject to your acceptance of the University’s Terms and Conditions and Student Regulations.
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