Entry requirements

We welcome applications from good graduates in relevant disciplines and from those with equivalent professional qualification and work experience. Alternatively, possession of a suitable professional qualification and practical experience may also be accepted. If English is not your native language, then satisfactory evidence of written and spoken English must be provided, for example IELTS 6.5 or Internet basedTOEFL 600.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

A primary objective of the MBA is to develop knowledgeable and capable executives to move quickly to key positions in the financial services sector. The programme will provide executive training at an advanced level covering the latest developments in the management of banks and financial services firms. Part 1 is a wholly taught component: compulsory modules: Bank Financial Management; International Financial Markets; Marketing Financial Services; Management and Organisational Behaviour; Corporate Strategy; International Financial Management; International Banking; Human Resource Management; Research Methods.
Optional Modules: Corporate Risk Management; Financial Analysis; Banking and Development; Financial Institutions Strategic Management; Investment and Private Banking; International Business; Knowledge Management; Management Research.
Dissertation. Part 2: consists of either a supervised dissertation of around 10,000 words, or a structured Advanced Taught Programme of Summer Study (referred to as ‘Applied Business Projects’) that is specific to your chosen degree. For the Advanced Taught Programme students will choose four Applied Business Projects from a list which currently includes the following titles: e-business and value chain; human resource management; international business; investment and private banking; operations management; business planning.

Information for international students

If English is not your native language, then satisfactory evidence of written and spoken English must be provided. We require: IELTS 6.0 (with no individual score lower than 5.5).

Fees and funding

Successful applicants may apply for the Bangor Business School Gold Scholarships valued at £5,000 and Silver Scholarships valued at £2,000. Every successful applicant is invited to apply.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations40
Written coursework / continuous assessment26
Dissertation34 (8000 words)

Course contact details

Debbie Pritchard
+44 (0) 1248 383023