An MBA with a specialism in Finance is a popular combination for high-flying business leaders. The Sunderland Business School has a suite of seven MBA qualifications, and MBA (Finance) combines the management and leadership grounding of the flagship MBA course with an additional focus on finance.
The Sunderland Business School is an excellent place to study for this prestigious qualification. We are a member of The Association of Business Schools, and our research in Business is classed as ‘world leading’ in the latest Research Excellence Framework. In addition, our business courses are best in the North East for course satisfaction, satisfaction with teaching, and satisfaction with feedback, according to the Guardian University Guide 2015. The same guide also found that our business courses have the highest spend per student in the North East.
This MBA course will teach you to apply the best of international business concepts and models to deliver outstanding results in the workplace. You will develop your strategic knowledge, functional competence and problem-solving ability, and enhance your leadership capabilities. In addition to the core elements completed by all our MBA students, you will also complete the specialist module ‘Management, Accounting and Control’. You will also undertake a dissertation related to finance.
At Sunderland, we focus on problem-solving ability and linking theory to real-world challenges. As part of this, you will visit UK companies, and learn from the practical business experiences of guest speakers who come to our campus. The networks you develop will become invaluable to you when you graduate and embark on your career in a senior role in finance.
An MBA is an investment in your career. Many of our MBA graduates work in very senior positions, and examples of some of current roles include: Financial Analyst for ultra-high net worth investors, Operations Director in an oil company, Management Consultant with an international consultancy group, Vice President of a Canadian corporation.