Taught course

Accounting, Governance and Financial Management

Institution
University of Sheffield · Management School
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent) in any subject or an approved professional qualification.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme will explore the financial management of a range of organisations.

The first semester will set the scene with foundation modules, then you will be guided into more advanced material. On graduation, you will be fully equipped to take on an advanced accounting or financial management role in a variety of organisations.

The special emphasis on governance means that this masters is ideal if you want to be a financial manager in an organisation or if you want to go into financial services, as an auditor, for example.

Like all our masters, this programme will combine rigorous academic work with practical experience. Through seminars, group work, real-life case studies and a dissertation, you’ll develop the skills – and the judgement – to practise financial management in any sector.

Core modules:

  • Corporate Governance
  • Management Accounting
  • Financial Accounting and Financial Statement Analysis
  • Research Methods for Finance and Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • Dissertation

Examples of optional modules:

  • Four of the following:
    • International Financial Reporting
    • Performance Management
    • Quantitative Methods for Finance and Accounting
    • Corporate Finance
    • International Corporate Governance
    • Philosophical Perspectives on Accounting, Financial Management and Finance
    • Supply Chain Accounting and Finance
    • Comparative Finance and Financial Services
    • Portfolio Management and Investment

Teaching:

Lectures, seminars, case studies, group work for collaborative learning, and web-based discussion groups.

Assessment:

  • Essays;
  • Practical work and presentations;
  • Exams;
  • Dissertation.

Information for international students

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with 6.0 in each other component, or equivalent.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Tutor
Email
pmgt_help@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 114 222 3376