This course will teach you to think strategically about the different parts of an organisation. You'll learn how to work in management for international business, bringing financial results to your company.
Along with the core group of MBA modules, you'll also specialise with the 'Management Accounting and Control' course. Your final dissertation will also focus on a financial topic of your choosing. It's your chance to do academic research on your personal area of interest.
You'll learn to solve business-related problems, combining theory with real-world challenges of running organisations. The course takes you out of the classroom to visit local companies and listen to guest lectures from business experts.
Because the MBA is the next step on your career path, we have a range of career support available to help you find the role you want - whether a top job in a major company or running your own business.
You can also choose from one of our other MBAs, specialising in everything from Human Resource Management and Supply Chain Management to Marketing and Enterprise and Innovation.
Download the programme specification to learn more about the Master of Business Administration (Finance) course.
You'll benefit from traditional classroom learning and your own research.
Your dissertation supervisor will help you choose a topic that fits your interests and career goals. You'll also have smaller seminars, discussions, case studies, group work, presentations and applied study.
The course is assessed through the dissertation, assignments and exams for some subjects. More information about the regulations and documentation of our courses on the Academic Services website from the University of Sunderland.
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We consider prospective students with all levels of practical work and work experience as long as you can show you'll benefit from the programme.
All applications are subject to approval by the University. You must meet the minimum English language requirements to join the course.
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Studying for your MBA in Finance can lead to a wide range of careers. It's a professional development journey that starts with your experience in management.
As an internationally recognised degree, the MBA can lead to higher salaries, promotions and better employment opportunities perfect for a changing job market.
You'll be suited to roles in financial analysis and management with typical salaries starting at £40,000.
We're proud of our network of guest speakers, including many business leaders. You'll benefit from their expertise as they share their real-world knowledge with you in our regular series of guest lectures.
Past speakers have included Divine Chocolate's Head of Sales and Marketing and the CEO of Sunderland Football Club.
Listening to business professionals is a great way to find out about your options after graduation. Whether you already have career plans or want a little help, guest lectures are a great way of building your professional network.
Our MBA courses are accredited by the CMI - the professional organisation for managers. When you graduate with us, you'll get a CMI Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership which shows your knowledge and understanding of management. Graduating from a CMI course increases your employability by 10%.