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MBA (Master of Business Administration): Finance


Course Description

This programme will develop individuals as potential managers and leaders with a sound understanding of the skills necessary to undertake a role in any organisation. It aims to reflect the aspirations in the development of responsible and ethical managers, supporting development in the skills of leadership in order to operate effectively and competently in an international context.

Key benefits

A distinctive element of the MBA: Finance programme and its suite is the opportunity to gain professional accreditation from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) alongside the academic award. The CMI accreditation may be subject to an additional fee to the awarding body, CMI.

Course detail

If you have aspirations of a career in business management, this programme will give you the opportunity to gain a practitioner-focused MBA that lays the foundations for a critically aware and holistic understanding and experience of business management whilst undertaking two finance specific modules.

The programme provides all the benefits associated with an MBA award whilst allowing you to study a programme that exposes you to the more detailed financial aspects associated with a career in management and executive development.

While studying here you will be exposed to contemporary thinking in business management and business research. This will be through a series of experiences supported by academic staff who are research active in the field of business management, complemented by a guest speaker programme of business experts and researchers. You will have the opportunity to engage in a live business project.

You will follow discipline specific modules ensuring that you cover subjects in the required depth with sustained investigation. Through the development of an integrated and critically aware understanding of management in the context of contemporary business issues, the programme involves you in a demanding process of personal and professional development, through engagement with live business project work.

Format

The overall aim of the programme is to develop individuals as potential managers and leaders with a sound understanding of the skills necessary to undertake a role in any organisation. The programme aims to reflect the aspirations in the development of responsible and ethical managers, supporting development in the skills of leadership in order to operate effectively and competently in an international context.

The specialist element of the programme aims to support you in exploring the strategic aspects in relation to finance in order to prepare you for a career that equips you to consider the business issues for managers and leaders working in the field of business finance.

If you wish to study the MBA: Finance part-time there is the opportunity to do this. The part-time route is suitable if you wish to study the MBA programme alongside your work commitments. This route can be completed over two years.

You will be invited to attend a university induction programme and a Masters level programme specific induction.

Modules

• Research in Contemporary Business Issues
• Business & Sustainability
• Managing Business Finance
• People Management
• Planning & Organising the Business Project
• Advanced Accounting Techniques
• Financial Control in Diverse Organisations
• Leading & Managing the Business Project
• Research Investigation

How to apply

For information on how to apply, please see the following link:
https://www.yorksj.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/how-to-apply/

Other sources of funding

Information on alternative sources of funding can be found here:
https://www.yorksj.ac.uk/student-services/money/funding-my-course/postgraduate-/postgraduate-funding-/

Visit the MBA (Master of Business Administration): Finance page on the York St John University website for more details!

Entry Requirements

You must meet the University’s general entry criteria for postgraduate study (see View Website).If your first language is not English, you need to take an IELTS test or an equivalent qualification accepted by the University (see View Website).If you do not have traditional qualifications, you may be eligible for entry on the basis of Accredited Prior (Experiential) Learning (APL/APEL). We also consider applications for entry with advanced standing.

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