What will I learn?

**Course summary*** Build a strong basis to begin a career in forensic accounting. * A springboard to start a career in accounting in general. * Allows you to demonstrate competence in many graduate-level transferable skills.Join the fight against fraud and set yourself apart from other accounting graduates. Deepen your understanding of financial accounting, along with the related laws, risks, and ethics. The course is suitable for students who want to become forensic accountants, but also for students who are interested in accounting with an investigative and legal perspective.All modules make a significant contribution to employability by providing you with a real life context to the topics covered, and by requiring you to use skills such as independent research, teamwork and presentations. This is done by using case studies, real life examples and scenarios, engaging you in the study and evaluation of industry sectors while developing key graduate skills such as literacy, critical thinking, personal organisation and time management.There are specific employability modules at each level, which allow you to gain a good understanding of the roles available to you. They help you understand how to go about searching and applying for such roles, culminating in the final year consultancy project that enables you to demonstrate your critical and problem solving capabilities and the opportunity to be creative and innovative.During year three, we help and encourage you to complete an optional one year paid work placement. This enables you to apply and develop your knowledge and skills in a real business environment. Forensic accounting students have benefitted hugely from obtaining placements with employers such as PwC, Audit Partnership, Interserve and GE.**Applied learning**The course is organised in to six modules each academic year, with modules taught in large and small groups . It adopts an activity-based and student-centred approach, taking place both within formal teaching sessions and during guided and independent study undertaken by you, including collaborative group work. To support guided and independent study, you are provided with tasks, exercises, resources, and references to additional useful learning materials, to access, utilise and respond to as part of your study programme.You learn through* lectures * seminars * workshops * group work * independent study **Accreditation**This course is accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), the Institute of Financial Accountants (IFA), CPA Australia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants England and Wales (ICAEW). For further information relating to professional bodies and exemptions, please see the course description section of this page.We are also a member of the Anti-Fraud Education Partnership with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Sheffield Business School

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£13,650.00 (US$ 17,811) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

21 September 2020

Venue

Main Site

City Campus,

Howard Street,

Sheffield,

S1 1WB, England

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£13,650.00 (US$ 17,811) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

21 September 2020

Venue

Main Site

City Campus,

Howard Street,

Sheffield,

S1 1WB, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

The following qualifications will be considered for entry on to undergraduate programmes: International Foundation Programme; two GCE/VCE A level passes; High School Leaving Certificate, which is recognised as equivalent to A level standard; other international qualifications gained after 13 years of secondary/further education. Sheffield Hallam welcomes applications from international school students taking the International Baccalaureate Diploma and those achieving 28 points or more will usually be successful in obtaining an offer of a place on our undergraduate programmes. IELTS for UKVI 6.0; Listening: minimum level 5.5; Speaking: minimum level 5.5; Reading: minimum level 5.5; Writing: minimum level 5.5.

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About this uni

At Sheffield Hallam, be taught by people who are experts in their subject and passionate about sharing their knowledge and industry experience.

  • Based in Sheffield - a true student city
  • Work placements for students through a vast network
  • A low cost of living
  • Modern, upgraded facilities across two campuses