Sheffield Hallam University: Accounting and Finance – ACCA Fast Track Route

InstitutionSheffield Hallam University
Department Faculty of Sheffield Business School
Telephone (+44) 0114 225 5533
Study type Taught


  • Study contemporary national and global developments in systems, regulations and general practices of accounting and finance.

  • Develop transferable intellectual and professional skills relevant to current national and international business.

  • Undertake real-world learning and gain immediate value to your present or future employers.

Meeting the growing demand for masters level professionals in finance and accounting, this course is suitable if you are from a general finance background and wish to gain specialist knowledge in accounting and finance, or if you have an accounting background and would like to enhance your skills.

You study current literature, international accounting standards, worldwide events and companies financial accounts, learning how real organisations operate and the accounting and financial strategies and decisions they implement. The course is respected for its innovative practice-based teaching and the development of applied knowledge and skills within the modern financial business environment.

You learn through * lectures

  • seminars

  • coursework

  • problem-solving tasks

  • individual and group research projects

  • reports

  • presentations

  • workshops

  • self-directed learning

  • assessment

Applied learning Networking opportunities

With its international focus, the course provides you with opportunities to engage with different cultures and network with your fellow students from across the globe, while learning the knowledge you need to gain management positions.

Many of the tutors are from industry and are well connected with professional accountancy bodies, including the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and Association of Corporate Treasurers. This ensures you are at the cutting edge of applied professional knowledge.

Guest lectures from visiting academics and practitioners from commercial and non-profit making organisations will provide further opportunities to enhance your understanding and encourage you to make contact with employers.


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