Taught course

Accounting and Finance

Sheffield Hallam University · Sheffield Business School

Entry requirements

Normally 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 • economics • finance • financial services. If you do not have such academic qualifications we may consider your application individually, based on your personal, professional and work experience, and other formal qualifications. 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, 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.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This course offers a specialist understanding of accounting and finance and is suitable if you have a general finance or accounting background. You combine study of the latest regulations and practices with in-depth research into various industries to gain a practical understanding of modern financial decision-making.

Key points

  • Focus on present-day national and global financial and accountancy systems.
  • Complete in-depth research into various industries to develop a practical knowledge of the modern working environment.
  • Learn from a team with strong links with professional bodies such as ACCA, CIMA and ACT.
  • Prepare for more senior roles including financial controller, analyst or consultant.

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course. Visit our website to find out more.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Sheffield Business School
+44 (0)114 225 2820
+44 (0)114 225 5268