Coventry University London

Finance MBA

Our Finance MBA is an exciting, vibrant, intensive non-industry specific course that can prepare you for a successful career in multi-discipline, business leadership and management roles globally.

  • Achieve an integrated understanding of the operation and strategy of management, with particular emphasis on relevant aspects of finance.
  • Develop an understanding of the financial environment and the finance function.
  • Gain the necessary analytical tools to be effective in management roles in the finance sector as well as management and leadership roles in the wide range of non-financial services, non-profit and for-profit organisations, consultancy industry, private and government organisations.

Entry Requirements

An honours undergraduate degree (minimum 2:2) in a relevant academic discipline, preferably in business related subject area.

Applicants with a degree in another discipline may be admitted after consideration on a case-by-case basis. In addition, applications are encouraged from those with a lower-level qualification and/or appropriate experience or, exceptionally, substantial related work experience (2 years +) alone, may be acceptable; other qualifications or experience which demonstrate that an applicant possesses appropriate knowledge and skills at Honours Degree standard may also be acceptable.

IELTS 6.5 overall (with at least 5.5 in each component area). If you don't meet the English language requirements, you can achieve the level you need by successfully completing a pre-sessional English programme before you start your course.

Career Prospects

You will emerge from our Finance MBA with well-developed analysing ability, clear perspectives on strategy and strategic thinking, and highly effective communication and research skills, all of which are in demand by employers in private, public, and third sector organisations around the world.

Typical career routes for graduates of this course include business leadership and management roles globally.

You will be able to:

  • Evaluate global business environments and situations using relevant theoretical models to investigate economical, socio-political and technological conditions of global developments that impact on business.
  • Critically evaluate and use of essential analytical tools of finance in order to respond to employer related problems by making a set of clearly evaluated recommendations.
  • Analyse financing of the business enterprise or other forms of organisations and banks: sources, uses and management of finance; use of accounting for managerial and financial reporting applications.
  • Synthesise knowledge of other management functions of marketing and leadership into critical aspects of strategy and the strategic process.
  • Critically evaluate incident of strategic organisational change by exploring the role of leadership.

Course Details

Your main study themes are:

  • Research enriched learning-The curriculum has been developed using rich research methods components, including a Research Methods module and various research components within Business and Finance subject-specific modules.
  • Embedded employability-In this course real business experience is gained through applied learning, enhanced by realistic business simulations, internships, internal and external projects, and extra-curricular activities.
  • Creativity and enterprise-Creative thinking is embedded throughout MBA Finance with the use of case studies and simulations to assist you in understanding the impact of knowledge and academic theory in a real world context.
  • Intercultural and international engagement-The course provides a framework within which you can develop an analytical understanding of global business in the context of an increasingly changing environment, through the critical analysis and evaluation of new concepts and managerial practices in addressing today’s macro and micro business environment.
  • Community contribution and responsibility-Ethical standards and contribution to society are essential to the academic and professional business community and highly promoted by the accrediting professional body Chartered Management Institute (CMI).
  • Innovation and digital fluency-You are taught to critically evaluate sources of information and apply these in complex and unpredictable situations. The use of technology is embedded in all of the modules with a focus on enhancing student engagement and learning.

Year One

Business and Financial Transformation in the Digital Age
Economics for Business and Finance
Global Strategic Management
Leadership: Towards Mastery of Leading Change and Inclusivity
Leadership: Towards Mastery of Leading Self and Global Cultures
Managerial Finance
Marketing in a Global Age
Risk Management in Business and Finance
Research Methods
Final Semester Project

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