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BAAccounting and Financial Management

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Accounting is not just about mathematical techniques. Learning those techniques is important but there’s more to it than that. We want to show you the bigger picture, so you can take your career in any direction you choose.

We’ll help you to understand the role of accounting and financial management within an organisation. You’ll learn how it affects everything from budgeting and control to environmental issues.

We’ve upgraded our facilities and added an advanced Financial Markets Trading Room. The room has 16 PCs, each with three screens, and customised financial software, used by industry practitioners worldwide.

Here you’ll be able to combine underlying financial theory with the application of practical skills. You’ll also be invited to London headquarters for live trading seminars and receive guest lectures from industry professionals.

The first year of the course gives you a broad understanding of accounting and finance. You’ll learn the underpinning knowledge and workings of financial markets in a classroom scenario, moving onto the real life application of practical skills in second and third years with modules in Financial Markets and Risk, and Financial Derivatives.

Some of your modules will also cover material from professional accounting examinations.

You’ll become familiar with the challenges faced by professional accountants. As your confidence grows, you’ll develop your own views on how to approach those challenges.

This course is accredited by CIPFA, CIMA, ACCA, ICAEW and CPA Australia.

Programme structure

First year

Core modules:

Introduction to Financial Accounting
Introduction to Financial Management
Introduction to Management Accounting
Business Economics
Introduction to Behaviour at Work
Professional Self Management
State of Sheffield – Global perspectives on local issues
Optional modules:

Analysis for Decision Making A
Analysis for Decision Making B
Business Challenges
Second year

Core modules:

Financial Management
Intermediate Financial Accounting
Intermediate Management Accounting
Introduction to Corporate Finance and Asset Pricing
Optional modules:

Budgeting and Control
Business Intelligence
Business Strategy
Career Management Theory and Practice
Equity Analysis and Investments
Issues in Corporate Governance
Law for Management
Quantitative Methods for Accounting and Finance
Third year

Core modules:

Advances in Financial Accounting
Advances in Management Accounting
Optional modules:

Accounting & Accountability: Theory & Practice
Case Studies in Accounting and Financial Management
Corporate Finance
Corporate Social Responsibility
Emerging Markets Finance
Financial Derivatives
Taxation in Theory and Practice
The content of our courses is reviewed annually to make sure it’s up-to-date and relevant. Individual modules are occasionally updated or withdrawn. This is in response to discoveries through our world-leading research; funding changes; professional accreditation requirements; student or employer feedback; outcomes of reviews; and variations in staff or student numbers.

In the event of any change we’ll consult and inform students in good time and take reasonable steps to minimise disruption.

Career opportunities

Graduates from all our courses go to work for companies like Amazon, Barclays, Boots, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG, Marks & Spencer, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Procter & Gamble, Rolls-Royce, Santander and Tesco, in accounting, customer relations, human resource management, information systems, marketing, and operations management and strategy.

Our graduates find work with multinationals and NGOs because they know how to deal with the international market and they understand the social and cultural aspects of doing business on a global scale.

Many of our graduates are successful entrepreneurs and consultants.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States