University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Finance and Business Economics

This course appeals to students who are seeking a course that brings the study of finance and economics together within a business school context; the course content is evenly balanced between business economics and finance; the course provides students with advanced training in both finance and related areas of business economics; it has an international orientation, with a strong empirical content; there is a specific focus on business economics, with courses examining the linkages between international macroeconomics and global capital markets, and examining the economics of business organisational structures; students carry out a major piece of empirical research in a dissertation project from either the finance or business economics areas.

Entry requirements

You need to have studied, or be studying for, a degree in finance, economics or mathematics. You must have taken a significant number of economics or finance and quantitative units during your degree. You must either be majoring or specialising in finance in your final year with top level results in final year finance subjects, or be majoring or specialising in economics with top level results in final year economics subjects, with a strong aptitude to study finance at Masters level. You must also demonstrate a solid background in quantitative skills, econometrics or mathematics.

We also consider applicants studying degrees in business administration, business management or commerce who can demonstrate a very strong background in finance throughout their degree and a final year major or specialisation in finance, and strong quantitative skills. Due to competition for places, we give preference to applicants with an undergraduate degree in finance or economics.

If English is not your first language, you are required to take an English language test to prove your level of proficiency. Check the Alliance MBS website to find out whether you are required to take an English language test: http://www.mbs.ac.uk/masters/entry-requirements/language-requirements.aspx

Sponsorship information

The David Jones Scholarship offers a scholarship worth $6,000 Canadian dollars to support 1 student; the award is open only to UK nationals.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 23,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 20,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 20,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 20,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 20,000 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 20,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

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Contact: 
Manchester Business School - MBA
Telephone number: 
0161 275 6414