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A 2:2 degree (50%+) with honours in Accounting, Finance, Investment, Economics or related discipline from a recognised university. Evidence of mathematical/quantitative* ability and accounting** is essential. We do consider all applications where there is evidence of exceptional performance in modules relevant to the programme of study, significant relevant work experience or professional qualifications such as CFA, ACCA, ICAEW, ICAS and CIMA.
In order to apply for the MSc Finance and Management applicants must have passed at 2:2 level at least one module in a mathematical/quantitative subject and one accounting module in their undergraduate degree and must offer at least three more modules at 2:2 level in any of the following: Accounting, Economics, Finance and Mathematics.
*Mathematics modules may include, for example, Algebra, Calculus, Econometrics, Statistics, Probability or Optimisation.
** Passes in ACCA or similar professional qualifications will be accepted including CFA.
Learn more at the entry requirements page.
Months of entry
- Tailor your programme to match your career goals with a variety of optional modules
- Training on key financial databases including Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters
This programme is ideal for anyone wanting to start or progress their career in the finance function of an organisation and then move into general management later. It is relevant to working in small businesses where the ability to control finances is essential, within the finance function of large business organisations, and also in public sector organisations.
You will gain a solid foundation in finance, an overview of the management functions within an organisation, and an introduction into the main ideas and functions of international business and marketing.
You can choose from a full range of options in both finance and management, so it is possible to tailor your studies to match your career goals. You can study the programme in an intensive 9-month format, or over 12-months.
In addition, intensive computing training covering Datastream, Thomson Reuters, Bloomberg, BvD Orbis and Zephyr, and other financial databases and software systems including STATA and VBA, is incorporated into relevant modules.
The 9-month programme comprises five taught modules, four of which are compulsory modules and seven of which are selected from optional modules.
The 12-month programme gives you the option to study the Investment Analysis Dissertation (45 credits) plus five optional modules or the Management Dissertation (30 credits) with seven optional modules.
Information for international students
If you are an international student, please visit our international equivalency pages to enable you to see if your existing academic qualifications meet our entry requirements.
English language requirements
Overall score 6.5. No less than 6.0 in any section.
Overall score 90 with minimum scores of 21 for writing, 21 for listening, 22 for reading and 23 for speaking.
Pearson Test of English (Academic)
58 with no less than 55 in all communicative skills.
Other accepted tests
Information about other acceptable tests of linguistic ability can be found on our English language requirements page.
Fees and funding
At the University of Exeter Business School, we want to ensure studying for a Masters remains accessible to the brightest minds of the future, regardless of financial background. We therefore have a range of scholarships available.
Postgraduate loans of up to £10,906 are now available. Find out more about whether you are eligible and how you can apply by visiting our postgraduate loans scheme pages.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time9-12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Business School Postgraduate Admissions Officer
- +44 (0) 1392 726679