• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
Develop your financial expertise to the highest level with the Global Online MSc Finance and Strategy porogramme at Manchester Metropolitan University. This online programme is delivered from the City of Manchester,  the UK’s second largest financial centre and one of the fastest growing regions for FinTech.

About

Take your finance career further with a Global Online MSc Finance and Strategy from Manchester Metropolitan University and be empowered with the in-depth knowledge and skills you need to manage the complexities of the rapidly-evolving global business, finance and accounting landscape. Connecting you to new careers and a Global Online community across the world, you will also enjoy the flexibility to study wherever and whenever it suits you, with only a laptop and an internet connection.

Features and benefits

  • Research focused, practically minded: Exploring topics that are grounded in the latest research, ranging from performance management to corporate governance and  risk, you will also gain an in-depth knowledge of the financial technology that is shaping the global business landscape. With practicality at its heart, you will have the opportunity to tailor your learning to your current role, helping you to increase your profile and performance at work, whilst you study.
  • Accelerate your master’s: If you already have a professional finance qualification from a recognised institution, such as ICAEW, ACCA, CIMA or AAT, you could be exempt from four modules of the programme, leaving you to focus on the research and dissertation elements of the master’s course.
  • Speed up your CIMA qualification: As a Manchester Met masters graduate, you are eligible for an accelerated entry route to the CIMA Professional Qualification, called the Master’s Gateway route. The Master’s Gateway route will allow you to progress to the strategic level of the CIMA Professional Qualification upon the completion of one exam, bypassing 11 other modules.
  • Study your way: From an easy application process, the opportunity to begin your studies at three different entry points in the year and the choice to pay per unit that you study, we’re here to do everything we can to help you achieve your goals without taking a career break. Our Virtual Learning Environment has been expertly designed to help you study when and where it suits you best.

Accreditation

Accredited by both AMBA and AACSB.

Programme Structure

Typical units of study may include:
  • Corporate Finance 
  • Strategy and Leadership
  • Governance, Risk and Control 
  • Financial Technologies
  • Performance Management and Control
  • Corporate Reporting 
  • Philosophical and Methodological Approaches to Research 
  • Critical Reading, Writing and Literature Research

Lecturers

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    89

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • An honours degree (2:2 or above) in a Business, Finance or Economics related subject or an overseas equivalent from a recognised higher education institution
  • OR an equivalent qualification such as ACCA F1-F9
  • OR A minimum of 3 years relevant experience will be considered on a case by case basis

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4992 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9995 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4992 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9995 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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  • Unit fee: £833*
  • Programme fee: £9,995
*Fees based on 15 credits per unit. 

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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