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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Sheffield

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This programme takes you inside the world of accounts and financial markets. Working on real-world problems, you will soon start to think and act like the best in the business.

Course description

This programme 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 will learn the principles, strategies and techniques used by the world’s biggest players. You’ll learn how to interpret reports. We’ll show you how to use research to gain insight, evaluate ideas and make decisions. You will 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 programme 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 group nominal structure for a multinational engineering firm, and developing a funding strategy for a Sheffield-based capital investment programme.

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information.

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University information

University of Sheffield

  • University League Table

    26th

  • Campus address

    University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, Sheffield, S10 2TN, England

As a member of the UK's prestigious Russell Group, the university has a global reputation for research and teaching excellence.
Among the world's top 100 universities (QS World University Rankings 2021) Sheffield offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in a wide range of subjects.
Located in the centre of the UK in a friendly and affordable city, the university has more than 29,000 students from over 150 different countries.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    31st out of 105 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    137 62%

    31st

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%

    28th

    7
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    69th

    3

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