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Year of Entry 2019/20
MSc

Financial Management (Fast track)


Everything you need to know...

What is the fee? Home/EU: £4,400 for the course
International: £7,150 for the course
How long will I study? 8 Months
Where will I study? City Campus
When do I start? January

Course summary

  • 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:

  • lectures
  • seminars
  • coursework activities

Course leaders and tutors

Timothy Rutt
Timothy Rutt
Senior Lecturer

Senior Lecturer

Applied learning

Networking opportunities

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.


Future careers

This course prepares you for a career as an

  • accountant
  • financial controller
  • finance or accounting manager
  • consultant
  • financial journalist
  • researcher
  • educator

Previous graduates of this course have gone on to work for

  • HSBC
  • Chinatrust Commercial Bank
  • SKNA National Bank
  • Barclays Bank
  • KPMG

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

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

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Location

Howard Street
Sheffield
S1 1WB

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Entry requirements

All students

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

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

The modules for 2019/20 may vary to those given below, which are for academic year 2018/19

Final year

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Dissertation Credits: 60 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Mergers And Acquisitions Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Methods Of Enquiry: Research And Consultancy In Finance Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework

Fees and funding

Home/EU students

Our tuition fee for UK/EU students starting full-time study in 2019/20 is £4,400 for the course.

† 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 2019/20 is £7,150 for the course.

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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)

Legal information

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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How do I apply?

You apply for this course via our online application form.

Apply for January 2020

If you require an alternate version of the application form, please email directadmissions@shu.ac.uk.

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Why not come to our next open day? Open days are the perfect place to talk to staff and students, visit our campuses and get all the information you need. Alternatively, feel free to ask us a question.

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