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Course starts: 18 October 2021Apply now
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This MSc is a specialised Masters, which provides in-depth knowledge of key finance and management concepts, offering a powerful boost to your future career progression.
During the course, we encourage collaborative working through Peer Action Learning Sets. As a member of a Learning Set, you will share practical and academic experiences and reflect critically on case studies, debates and problems.
By the end of the course, you’ll have the intellectual tools and knowledge to tackle real-world issues within the financial sector or within financial departments of organisations. Successful completion of this course also provides exemptions for 11 exam papers from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).
Our aim is to enhance your success in challenging management roles that carry above-average responsibility and salaries.
We use a wide variety of teaching and learning methods which include lectures, seminars, class discussions, case studies, group work, presentations and applied study.
Compared to an undergraduate course, you will find that this Masters requires a higher level of independent working.
Assessment methods include assignments, reports, presentations, and peer- and self-assessment.
Some modules have prerequisites. Read more about what this means in our Help and Advice article.
Our typical offer is:
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If you already hold a postgraduate qualification, please see our Applying for additional postgraduate degrees Help and Advice article.
If you don't meet our standard entry requirements, you can take one of the foundation pathways at our partners ONCAMPUS Sunderland. Find out more information and whether your course is eligible on our ONCAMPUS page.
If your qualification is not listed above, please contact the Student Administration team at firstname.lastname@example.org for further advice.
To apply for this course you will need a 2:2 honours degree, or equivalent in a business/finance related discipline. We will also consider relevant experience in this field.
If English is not your first language, please see our English language requirements.
*European Union (EU), EEA (European Economic Area) and Swiss nationals are classed as international, however 21/22 entrants will receive a European student fee scholarship and will pay the (postgraduate) home tuition fee rate for the duration of their studies. The discounted fee will be reflected on your offer letter. Learn more in our Help and Advice article.
Take a look at the Your Finances section to find out about the scholarships and bursaries that may be available to you.
This information was correct at the time of publication.
An MSc is a challenging qualification which requires significant dedication. Employers recognise its worth, and the value that an MSc-qualified graduate can bring to their organisation.
Today’s top managers are expected to have a strong grasp of the numbers that are at the heart of an organisation’s survival, and our course provides academic knowledge and specific training, blending financial know-how with valuable management skills.
Business graduates from Sunderland have secured roles in organisations such as Facebook, Microsoft, Sage, HSBC, IBM, Enterprise, Nissan, Accenture, Procter & Gamble, Merck & Co, Barclays, Nissan, Marriott Hotels, Viacom 18, PricewaterCoopers and Adidas.
If you have a good idea for a new business and have the dedication and motivation to make it happen, then we want to hear from you. The Enterprise Place, based on-campus at St Peter's Gate Business Centre, is the perfect environment for entrepreneurial students and graduates to turn their business ideas into reality.
You will have access to free hot desk space, IT facilities, specialist advice and support and business mentors and networking opportunities.
To find out more about how we can help you start a business, please contact the University's Enterprise Team:
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