University of Sussex

University of Sussex

Management and Finance

The course provides you with the essential skills and knowledge for a successful career in financial management, and develops the managerial and analytical skills required by employers in the private and public sectors. This course offers a broad training in management and marketing methods, together with an in-depth appreciation of the financial environment of contemporary business, with a wide range of opportunities in the second term to specialise in advanced topics in finance and management.

Entry requirements

A first or second-class undergraduate honours degree, normally having passed some modules in quantitative areas.

Course modules

Autumn term: corporate and international finance; institutions in the global financial market; investment; 1 from accounting for decision-makers; global business; marketing management. Spring term: 4 options including 1 from: banking and financial institutions; corporate governance; entrepreneurial finance; financial derivatives; management accounting and control; multinational financial management; 1 from: corporate governance and social responsibility; global marketing management; international entrepreneurship. In addition, you research and write a business analysis report based around the analytical techniques in management and finance you have learned on the course.
A research methods module runs during the spring term providing preparation for the business analysis report.

Assessment methods

Modules are assessed by a variety of methods: coursework, essays, group and individual reports, presentations and unseen examinations.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2016 - 12 months
MSc Part-time October 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Sussex House Brighton BN1 9RH South East

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