University of York

University of York

Management with Business Finance

This Master's programme is designed to provide you with knowledge and skills in the areas of management with an emphasis on business finance. You will need some background in economics and other quantitative subjects, from that base we will provide you with a general introduction to a range of management and finance topics and will give you a chance specialise in particular areas of financial management in the 2nd term. The programme will provide you with knowledge and skills to undertake a range of management roles, particularly in the financial services industry, large public sector organisations or in consultancy.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a good 1st degree (2.1 or equivalent) in any of the following; finance or accounting. Ideally there should be some modules in other management subjects; management or business studies where there has been a substantial finance, accounting, and economics component; economics, with some modules in finance and accounting; other degrees where there is a substantial management, finance/accounting or economics component (about half of the modules). Applications will also be considered with a good 2.2 (or equivalent) and at least 2 years relevant work experience. Students whose 1st language is not English, we normally require evidence of English language ability. If you are a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability. You need to show enough fluency in all aspects of English (reading, writing, speaking and listening) to the required level of the course you are applying to.

Course modules

Module includes: Business information systems; advanced financial management; managerial economics; introduction to strategic management; operations and project management; qualitative research methods; quantitative methods and data analysis; dissertation. Plus example of 2 option modules: Financial markets and investment; financial strategy and governance; social and environmental accounting; managing public finance; accounting and risk.

Assessment methods

Sponsorship information

A range of scholarships and studentships are available at postgraduate level. Some scholarships are funded by the University (such as the York Master's Opportunity Scholarship) and some are funded by Research Councils, alumni, businesses and charities. Please check with the provider for details.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of York York YO10 5DD Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Postgraduate Administrator
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01904 325052