MBA (Finance and Banking)


Intakes: October and February

Duration: 1 year full-time

Awarding Body: University of Bolton

UCAS code: 7104


Overview

This pathway combines business and management with the study of finance and banking practices. The programme is designed for finance professionals aiming to progress in their career and for students looking to pursue a career in finance or banking.

Students will learn techniques that will provide them with an understanding of key accounting techniques and concepts. Such techniques will include: Corporate Finance and Banking, which builds students’ knowledge of modern corporate finance and banking and Strategic Financial Decisions, which develops an advanced understanding of the principle theories and techniques of corporate finance.

The 60-credit dissertation module will also be based on a financial related aspect of business

Entry requirements

Second-class bachelor’s degree.

1 academic and 1 employer reference.

Applicants require a minimum of 2 years post-graduation work experience in a managerial or professional role.

We welcome applications from international students and from those with non-traditional educational or professional qualifications, who shall be considered on their own merits.

International applicants whose first language is not English require an Academic IELTS score of 6.5 with at least 6.0 in each unit.


Learning and assesment

These figures give an indication of how students learn and are assessed across the whole course. The weighting may vary from module to module.

Learning

Assessment


Modules

First semester

  • Applied Accounting Techniques

  • Corporate Finance and Banking

  • Research Methods

  • Strategic Marketing

Second semester

  • Business Strategy

  • Leadership and People Management

  • Strategic Financial Decisions

Third semester

  • Dissertation


Further information

For further information, please contact the Admission Office.