Duration: 1-year full time, 2 years part-time
Start date: September 2021
Apply by: 1 August 2021 (international), 1 September 2021 (UK)
Top 10 in the UK for Business and Economics (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020)
5th in the UK for graduate prospects in Accounting and Finance (The Complete University Guide 2021)
Top 15 in the UK for Economics and Business (US News & World Report Best Global Universities 2021)
Studying a dual-subject Masters enables you to take on a range of roles in management consultancy, banking, corporate finance and financial management.
We offer broad training in management and financial skills. You’ll gain an in-depth appreciation of the financial environment in both the public and private sectors.
As the course progresses, you’ll have the opportunity to study specialised topics in management or finance to match your career interests. And by learning with people from all over the world, you’ll develop the expertise and confidence to work globally.
The University of Sussex Business School is accredited by EQUIS, the most comprehensive institutional accreditation system for business and management schools. Accreditation ensures rigorous quality control, benchmarking against international standards and is acknowledged worldwide.
We’ll make all reasonable efforts to provide you with the courses, services and facilities described in this prospectus. However, we may need to make changes due to significant disruption, for example in response to COVID-19.
"The MSc in Management and Finance has made me unique in my field of work, especially through my theoretical arguments and analysis."
Nii Ardey Tagoe
Management and Finance MSc
You should have a lower second-class (2.2) undergraduate honours degree or above.
Your qualification should show evidence of your ability in mathematics or quantitative-related areas. You are ideally suited to this course if you have a degree such as mathematics, finance, economics, statistics, engineering, information technology, computing, science. You may also be considered for the course if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.
English language requirements
IELTS (Academic): Standard level (6.0 overall, including at least 5.5 in each component).
English language support
If you don’t meet the English language requirements for your degree, you may be able to take a pre-sessional course.
Admissions information for applicants
How to apply
You apply to Sussex using our postgraduate application system.
Yes. You must submit a personal statement as part of your application.
These modules are running in the academic year 2020/21. However, there may be changes to these modules due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. It may not be possible to take some module combinations due to timetabling constraints. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.
Core modules are taken by all students on the course. They give you a solid grounding in your chosen subject and prepare you to explore the topics that interest you most.
Institutions in the Global Financial Market
Leading and Managing People
Personal and Professional Development for Management and Finance
Accounting for Decision Makers in Management and Finance
Business Analysis Report
Alongside your core modules, you can choose options to broaden your horizons and tailor your course to your interests. This list gives you a flavour of our options, which are kept under review and may change, for example in response to student feedback or the latest research.
While it’s our aim for students to take their preferred combinations of options, this can’t be guaranteed and will be subject to timetabling. Options may be grouped and if so, students will be able to choose a set number of options from the selection available in any particular group.
Business Communication Skills
Management, Innovation and Organisational Performance
Ethics and Organisations: Responsibility and Justice
Intercultural Communication in the Workplace
Managing Human Resources
Marketing Management and Practice
Multinational Financial Management
Strategic Management (Business & Management)
Fees and scholarships
Home students: £12,450 per year for full-time students
The Channel Islands and Isle of Man students: £12,450 per year for full-time students
International students: £22,500 per year for full-time students.
If you’re a self-funded international student, you’re required to pay a tuition fee deposit.
How can I fund my course?
Our aim is to ensure that every student who wants to study with us is able to despite financial barriers so that we continue to attract talented and unique individuals.
Working while you study
Our Careers and Employability Centre can help you find part-time work while you study.
Our MSc is for you if you’re aiming for a career in:
Global business management or management consultancy
Corporate finance and financial management
Local and central government.
"This MSc is the foundation of my success at a multinational firm. Lecturers from across the world facilitated my transition to an aspiring consultant.”
Senior Consultant, PwC