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Finance and Accounting, MSc

University of Sheffield, the United Kingdom

University of Sheffield

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The award How you will study Study duration Course start Domestic course fees International course fees
MScFull-time1 yearfind outGBP 14800 per yearGBP 32350 per year

About Finance and Accounting, MSc - at University of Sheffield

Our MSC Finance and Accounting is designed to enhance your professional career, develop your knowledge and understanding of the challenges involved in keeping a business liquid, competitive and profitable, and introduce you to issues around ethical and sustainable financial models. You'll develop the theoretical and applied expertise to meet the challenges of working in financial environments.

Learn the tools of the trade in our Financial Markets Trading Room, which gives real-time pricing and news feeds on shares, bonds, global indexes and interest rates. You'll learn the principles, strategies and techniques used by the world's biggest players. We'll show you how to use research to gain insight, evaluate ideas and make decisions. You'll learn how to interpret accounting reports and the key skills essential for financial competence.

Whatever career you choose to pursue, these skills will equip you for the future; entrepreneurs need financial insight to evaluate opportunities effectively and deal with banks and for a successful career in either an SME or multi-national, you will need to ground your decisions within a sound financial framework.

The techniques you acquire on our MSc Finance and Accounting course will give you a set of practical skills, as well as the academic know-how.

You can apply to base your dissertation on project work with an external organisation. Recent projects include nominal group structure for a multinational engineering firm, and developing a funding strategy for a Sheffield-based capital investment programme.

Applying for this course

We use a staged admissions process to assess applications for this course. You'll still apply for this course in the usual way, using our Postgraduate Online Application Form.

Accreditation

This course is accredited by Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) for the purpose of eligibility for Associate membership and exemption from some professional examinations.

The Management School is Triple Crown accredited by AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB.

Notes about fees for this course

The fee listed is for the advertised mode of study. If you're studying for an alternative qualification or via a different mode of study (eg full-time, part-time) then the fee could be different. Due to inflation, the fee for Home students could also increase after your first year of study. Use Sheffield's fee calculator or contact the Student Fees team to check.

Fee status help

Morescholarships and fees information can be found on the Management School website.

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Entry requirements

Minimum 2:1 undergraduate honours degree or an approved professional qualification.

We also consider a wide range of international qualifications:

Entry requirements for international students

Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Other English language qualifications we accept

Pathway programme for international students

If you're an international student who does not meet the entry requirements for this course, you have the opportunity to apply for a pre-masters programme in Business, Social Sciences and Humanities at the University of Sheffield International College . This course is designed to develop your English language and academic skills. Upon successful completion, you can progress to degree level study at the University of Sheffield.

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