MSc in Accounting, Governance and Financial Management

Sheffield University Management School

Program Description

MSc in Accounting, Governance and Financial Management

Sheffield University Management School

This exciting new programme will explore the financial management of a range of organisations. This focus on a critical understanding of financial management complements the longstanding Sheffield School of research and students will benefit from a division of enthusiastic, internationally acknowledged academics.

The Programme

Taught full-time over two semesters, followed by a dissertation, students are educated through a series of lectures, seminars, case studies, group work for collaborative learning and web-based discussion groups. Assessment is through individual assignments, group projects, examinations and a dissertation. The first semester will set the scene with foundation modules then students will be guided into more advanced material. On graduation, students will be fully equipped to take on an advanced accounting or financial management role in a variety of organisations.


Core modules:

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

Optional modules:

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

The Candidate

You are a recent graduate with a good degree in any subject, or a professional looking to move your career forward in the creative and cultural sectors. Alternatively, you could come directly from a cultural discipline such as dance, art or music and be seeking to extend your career prospects.

You will have a good second-class honours degree or an approved professional qualification. For overseas students, Sheffield University Management School’s standard English requirement is IELTS 6.5 with 6 in each other part, or equivalent.


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This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated August 2, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2019
12 months
Full time
13,650 GBP
GBP for home/EU students and 23,450 GBP for international students
United Kingdom - Sheffield, England
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United Kingdom - Sheffield, England
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