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- Study literature, worldwide events, case studies and financial accounts to learn how real organisations operate and the strategies they implement.
- Focus on business awareness, proactive and logical thinking, research and critical analysis to help managers make sound strategic financial decisions.
- Examine present-day national and global developments in business strategy, management, accounting and finance.
Designed for the personal and professional development of graduates who want to work in accounting, strategy, finance and management fields, this course has a real-world focus whilst developing your critical capacity. Your studies benefit from strong links to professional bodies such as the ACCA and CIMA.
After working in the banking sector in Vietnam, My decided that postgraduate study at Sheffield Hallam would improve both her career prospects and language skills
How you learn
You complete in-depth research into various industries when producing presentations, coursework, assessments and dissertations. This real-world focus provides immediate value to your present or potential employers. The team delivering the course has strong links with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT).
You learn through
- computer simulations
- practical sessions
Course leaders and tutors
In your first semester, the 'Understanding markets' module requires you to manage strategy development, marketing, finance and human resources as you compete against other teams in looking at all aspects of a virtual company in a virtual marketplace.
Successfully completing this course equips you with financial management knowledge and skills sought by organisations worldwide. It prepares you for a career in
- finance management
- financial controlling
- business strategies
- financial analysis
- strategic accountancy
- consultancy strategy or financial journalism
Successfully completing the international treasury management module gives you an additional professional qualification awarded by the Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT).
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
Equipment and facilities
On this course you work with
- virtual marketplace
You normally need one of the following in a relevant subject
• a good honours degree
• a recognised postgraduate qualification
• an equivalent recognised professional qualification
Relevant subjects include • accounting • banking • business management • business administration • economics • finance • financial services • global trade/business
If you don-t have such academic qualifications we may consider your application individually, based on your personal, professional and work experience and other formal qualifications. 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.
The modules for 2019/20 may vary to those given below, which are for academic year 2018/19
Modules studied may differ depending on when you start your course.
|Module: Corporate Finance||Credits: 15||
|Module: Corporate Governance And Ethics||Credits: 15||
|Module: Finance||Credits: 15||
|Module: Methods Of Enquiry: Research And Consultancy In Finance||Credits: 15||
|Module: Dissertation||Credits: 60|
|Module: Financial Risk Management||Credits: 15|
|Module: Mergers And Acquisitions||Credits: 15|
|Module: Strategic Management Accounting For Performance Enhancement||Credits: 15|
|Module: Understanding Markets||Credits: 15|
Fees and funding
Our tuition fee for UK/EU students starting full-time study in 2019/20 is £8,000 for the course. For part-time study the fee will be calculated pro-rata each year based on the number of credits studied.
† 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.
Postgraduate student loans
Up to £10,906 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)
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