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Entry requirements

A 2:2 honours degree with a minimum of 55% (or equivalent international qualification) in a non-finance discipline. Evidence of quantitative proficiency through the study of mathematical or statistical subjects in your first degree is required.

If you already hold a finance degree, you are instead encouraged to apply for one of our specialist finance master's programmes.

Months of entry


Course content

Our MSc Finance and Management is accredited by the CIMA and designed to fast-track the careers of graduates from non-finance backgrounds who want to pursue a career in financial management.

Successful modern organisations depend upon effective decision makers who are equipped with core skills in business, finance and management. Underpinned by the latest research and commercial best practice, this master's will prepare you for the ever-changing nature of today's business environment.

You will develop an understanding of business and management by studying across a range of areas, including marketing, human resources (HR), accounting, strategic management and, in particular, finance. Your financial knowledge and skills will be further developed within accounting and finance modules.

You will explore how organisations operate and the influences of the external environment, such as economic, environmental, ethical, legal, political, sociological and technological factors, along with their effects at local, national and international levels. You will also consider how organisations are managed and financially controlled, and how markets operate for different financial products.

You will benefit from the expertise of our renowned research active academics to help you develop your knowledge and analytical skills in finance relevant fields and ensure that you will graduate with the essential skills sought by employers.

Information for international students

Applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Further details are available on the International website.

Fees and funding

Please see our website for a list of master's degree funding and scholarships.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0)1509 223621