Master of Business Administration (Finance) via Study Centres MBA

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Gain a highly regarded postgraduate qualification from a British university in your own country. Fast-track your career in business leadership. Develop a specialism in finance. Qualify for senior roles with significant responsibility.

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Overview

An MBA is an internationally respected business qualification. In one year you will develop a strategic understanding of all aspects of managing a successful business.

Taught in quality-assured partners around the world, this Master in Business Administration (MBA) has a specific focus on finance, allowing you to specialise in the financial aspects of senior management.

The course prepares you for senior roles that have major financial responsibility. Our aim is to accelerate your progress towards well-paid positions of leadership.

Please contact your Study Centre for the duration and mode of this course.

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Why us?

  • 'World-leading' research in Business, according to the latest Research Excellence Framework

Course structure

Teaching methods include lectures, seminars, class discussions, case studies, group work, presentations and applied study.

Your progress will be assessed with the dissertation and assignments.

Modules on this course include:

  • Financial Management and Control (15 credits)
  • Strategic Management in an International Context (15 credits)
  • Professional Management and Leadership Development (30 credits)
  • Value Creation in Organisations - Managing Operations and Marketing (30 credits)
  • Management Accounting and Finance for Decision Making (30 credits)
  • MBA Project (60 credits)

 

Some modules have prerequisites. Read more about what this means in our Help and Advice article.

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Facilities

This course is taught in various quality-assured partner universities around the world. For more information about each study centre, please use the left hand menu.

Entry requirements

Our typical offer is


  • GPA 2.40 from a Canadian bachelor's degree
  • GPA 2.5 from a USA bachelor's degree



You must have a minimum six months work experience and you should be able to demonstrate your ability to operate at a managerial level.

For candidates with over 5 years experience at a managerial level but without an undergraduate degree the programme leader will review applicants based upon their suitability for the course.

We also require three passes at GCSE grade C or above, which must include Mathematics and English Language, or an equivalent qualification, for example; a minimum of Level 2 Key Skills in Communication and Application of Number. If you have studied for a new GCSE for which you will be awarded a numerical grade then you will need to achieve a grade 4 or above.

If English is not your first language we will require an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with an overall score of 6.0 and at least 5.5 or higher in each component: reading, writing, listening and speaking. An alternative approved Secure English Language Test (SELT) can also be considered if the applicant's element scores are equivalent to those required for IELTS.

Fees and finance

Please contact the study centre for information on fees for this course.

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This information was correct at the time of publication.

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Employment

An MBA is a challenging qualification which requires significant dedication. Employers recognise its worth, and the value that an MBA-qualified business leader can bring to their organisation.

Sunderland MBA graduates now work in a number of senior management positions, including Financial Controller in the Gulf region, General Manager in Eastern Europe, Division Chief in China and Vice President of a Canadian corporation.

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