Taught course

Business Management and Finance

Oxford Brookes University · Business School

Entry requirements

A minimum of a second class honours degree (2:2) in any academic discipline, or equivalent overseas degree from a recognised institution or equivalent professional or other qualification.

Applicants who possess a diploma rather than a degree may be eligible for entry provided they have compensatory work experience and can demonstrate career development.

This course attracts students from a wide range of backgrounds and nationalities. Applications are welcome from those in work and seeking continuing professional development.

Entry will also be subject to two satisfactory references (one of these must be an academic reference).

Please come to our Postgraduate Open Day or Master's Online Information Session

Months of entry


Course content

Accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and the Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

This MSc Business Management and Finance course is focused on your career. With this master's degree accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) you will be ready for a successful international career with a commercial or not-for-profit organisation.

On this course you will learn to identify, analyse and evaluate a range of business related issues. You will develop suitable responses to these problems and be able to select the most appropriate course of action.

This specialism will enable you to focus on the area of finance. You will take two specialised finance-based modules and develop an understanding of the core theoretical principles of finance. You will examine how businesses manage their finances within a company in line with their corporate strategy and understand how business decisions are made from a financial perspective, such as the investment in major projects, managing working capital and evaluating risk. You will explore how different financial markets operate and focus on how the financial sector has transformed as a result of globalisation.

After graduation, you will be prepared for a range of jobs, including business analyst, investment banker and management consultant. Your final degree will be awarded as MSc Business Management and Finance.

You may also be interested to have a look at our Finance and International Business Economics courses.

Please come to our Postgraduate Open Day or Master's Online Information Session

Information for international students

English language requirements

If English is not your first language you will need to satisfy the university's English language requirements:

  • IELTS minimum level 6.5 overall.
  • If you have completed your undergraduate degree in the UK (at least one full year of study) you will automatically meet our English language requirements.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Business School Enquiries
+44 (0)1865 485858