Accelerate your career with a vocational Masters
MSc in Finance and Accounting
This programme brings together the theoretical and applied expertise you need for a successful career in finance or accounting. You’ll acquire a good understanding of basic financial statement analysis, corporate governance and international finance, and learn how to apply analytical and problem solving skills in the workplace. Underpinning much of the structure of the programme is the study of financial risk and the tools and instruments used to measure and manage risk in domestic and international markets.
You’ll learn about the global challenges facing financial managers today in the wake of the financial crisis and the implications of the new regulations and credit controls in financial markets around the world. You’ll understand the likely impact of new legislative changes and learn how to help businesses stay competitive and profitable. You’ll look at current issues in corporate finance, develop insights and learn future strategies to help contribute to the successful running of businesses.
The programme is delivered by an expert team of academics with guest lectures from a range of leading external practitioners with close links to business and government. A research project gives you an opportunity to explore an area of your choosing in depth.
Profile of typical candidate
You need a good degree in any subject and an interest in developing a career in management, accountancy or finance. The programme gives you a good skills base and prepares you for a wide range of accounting and finance roles.
Our dedicated Careers Service provides excellent support for Masters students and will help you develop the skills you need to progress your career. They are also able to put you in touch with a variety of different employers.
You will need a good degree in any subject (2:1 or higher) or approved professional qualification combined with a desire to learn about principles and practices of management and finance. You do not need a undergraduate degree in business studies or prior management experience.
IELTS is our preferred test of language. You need an IELTS score of 7, with at least 6 in all the component tests.
If you are unable to sit the IELTS, you should take TOEFL. You need iBT 100, with a minimum component score of 23.
Course Fees for 2013-4 are:
Alumni of the University are entitled to a scholarship of £1000 (reduction in fee charged) if they choose to remain at the University to study for a Masters programme.
University of Sheffield Management School
9 Mappin St
Tel: +44 (0) 114 222 3376