Gain a thorough understanding of core business and management principles including strategic management and organizational analysis. You will develop your leadership, critical thinking, and analytical skills to achieve specific business goals and respond to business-critical challenges.
The finance specialism will introduce you to the basics of organizational finance and how to use financial information to support business decisions.
Our modules have been designed by academics and industry experts to ensure that the knowledge and capabilities you develop match senior level responsibilities in organizations across all sectors.
With a strong focus on action learning, your experience will be enhanced by the business simulation suite, through which you will improve your evaluation and decision-making skills by developing strategies to respond to a range of business-critical challenges.
This course is ideal if you have the ambition to develop your managerial prospects, with a particular focus on financial management.
As part of our strong focus on action learning, you will make use of a purpose-built business simulation suite, which mimics facilities used to train the emergency services. You will be presented with business critical challenges and situations and will work in teams to devise response strategies, using the real-time business information to formulate your approach. Immediate feedback will help evaluate and improve your analytical and decision-making skills.
Your teaching will include lectures, seminars, and tutorials, with both individual and group work. Your modules will be taught by a mix of expert academic staff, many of whom are fellows of the Higher Education Academy, together with industry professionals.
You can choose to undertake a consultancy project with one of our partner organizations in the public, private and charitable sectors, negotiating the project's finer details directly with the client and presenting your research to your client and academic supervisor.
Guest lectures throughout the year will both inspire you and provide networking opportunities with potential employers. Past speakers include the CEO of the London Stock Exchange and the deputy agent of the Bank of England in Yorkshire and Humber.
Applicants should either have at least a second class honors degree or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment.
All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional.
All applicants should satisfy our University English language requirements.
IELTS 6.0 with no skills below 5.5, or an equivalent qualification. The University provides excellent support for any applicant who may be required to undertake additional English language courses.
Our University welcomes applications from mature applicants who demonstrate academic potential. We usually require some evidence of recent academic study, for example, completion of an access course, however recent relevant work experience may also be considered. Please note that for some of our professional courses all applicants will need to meet the specified entry criteria and in these cases work experience cannot be considered in lieu.
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Adding a broad management qualification to your existing knowledge will enhance your understanding of organizational strategies, challenges, and opportunities. You will also develop your understanding of finance, giving you the experience needed to succeed in a range of managerial roles within the public, private and charitable sectors.
- Business Manager
- Finance Manager
- Operations Manager
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Teaching and Learning
- Financial Decision Analysis
- Corporate Strategy
- Management, People & Organisations
- Contemporary Marketing
- Corporate Finance
- Managing Financial Resources
- Live Commercial Project
Fees and Funding
UK and EU students
The tuition fee for the year for students entering in 2018/19 is £6500. The amount you will pay may increase each year to take into account the effects of inflation.
The tuition fee for the year for students entering in 2018/19 is £12500. The amount you will pay is fixed at this level for each year of your course.
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The Rose Bowl
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You will use Critical Decision Immersive Simulations in this facility to develop effective leadership and group participant skills. The simulations replicate the complexities of real life scenarios that would challenge decision makers, aiming to improve your decision making, critical thinking and communication skills.