Entry requirements

A 2(ii) first degree from a university, or a similar qualification from any other institution is required. Alternatively, possession of a suitable professional qualification and relevant practical experience may also be accepted. In general, however, applicants are judged on their individual merits and age, work experience and other factors are also considered.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Part 1 is a wholly taught component, contributing 120 credits. (Taught Modules = 15 credits). Compulsory modules: Research Methods, Organisations and People, Strategic Management, International Financial Markets, International Financial Management, New Venture Creation, Financial Econometrics.
Optional module (choose 2): Islamic Finance, Financial Modelling, Knowledge Management, Contemporary Issues in Management, International Business, Financial Analysis, Behavioural Finance.
Investment Strategy and Portfolio Management.
Part 2: either a supervised Dissertation (around 10,000 words) or a structured Advanced Taught Programme of Summer Study, specific to chosen degree.

Information for international students

If your native language is not English, you must provide satisfactory evidence that you have an adequate knowledge and understanding of written and spoken English. IELTS: 6.0 (with no element below 5.5) and Internet-based TOEFL test scores of no less than 75 is required.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Debbie Pritchard
+44 (0) 1248 383023