MSc Management with Finance

In any line of work, you will always remember an exceptional manager. Our MSc Management with Finance programme is ideal for anyone looking to build a successful management career. Combined with a specialist knowledge in finance, this course is ideal for graduates or professionals from any field. You can also apply for our 18-month programme, which includes our Professional Development and Practice (PDP) module*. This provides an opportunity to get up to six-months’ work experience while you complete your Master's programme.

The MSc Management with Finance is awarded by BPP University

Programme details
Location

**London City

Start Date

January, May and September

Length of programme

12-months, full-time or; 18-months, full-time when studied with the optional Professional Development & Practice module

Modes of study

Classroom

Assessment

Coursework, reports, presentations and supervised projects

Special feature

Academic and Career Skills module with possible six months work experience (if selected)

How to apply

To apply online, please apply direct or for more information request a call back


*This is an integral part of the 18-month programme and is designed to prepare you to complete your Master's with valuable work experience. This work experience can be in a paid or unpaid job, short-term internship, employer-led or professional body project, consultancy work or volunteering.
**Please note that some classes may be delivered at our nearby Liverpool Street centre, which is less than 10 minutes’ walk away.

Key Information

  • Our Master’s programmes bring the dynamic of the workplace into the classroom
  • Tutors combine academic theory with real-world application through industry experience
  • Optional 18-month programme includes the Professional Development and Practice module*, designed to enhance your employability with potential work experience while you complete your Master’s
  • Study at our school in the City of London, with access to workshops, guest speaker events and networking opportunities
  • Specialist modules include Corporate Financial Strategy and Financing Business Initiatives
  • Provides a firm footing to develop skills and specialist knowledge in management and finance
  • Receive professional support to get you ‘career-ready’ on graduation
  • On successful completion of this programme you will also receive a Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Level 7 Diploma
"The MSc in Management with Finance at BPP University is great – it is very different from what we study in India. Here, everything is very practical so our confidence is built. It’s also great fun as the tutors give day to day examples that help us relate to the theories and what they are all about"

Aswini MSc Management with Finance, Pune, India

Your masters in management with finance

Our MSc Management with Finance programme provides the verve you need to manage effectively in business. This variant of MSc management is perfect if you are looking to pursue a career in finance or want to accelerate your career as a successful manager. In term two of the programme you can study modules tailored to your chosen career path, including Corporate Financial Strategy and Financing Business Initiatives. The Business Project, which you undertake in the third and final term of the programme, brings together the financial aspects of the course. Allowing you to showcase your skills in management and finance.

Professional Development and Practice (PDP) Module*

Our Professional Development and Practice (PDP) module is designed to enhance your employability by developing your career ready and transferable skills. This module is a feature of the 18-month full-time programme. It gives you the opportunity to complete your Master’s with practical work experience. This can be a paid or unpaid job, short-term internship, employer-led or Professional Body project, consultancy work or volunteering.

For more information visit our Professional Development and Employability Modules page

How the programme is taught

You will benefit from a programme geared towards the reality of working as a manager. The MSc Management with Finance features a highly effective combination of lectures, small group sessions and blended learning.

The group sessions carry a strong emphasis on contextual student learning. This involves practical skills sessions to prepare you for real-life managerial challenges.

In a typical week you can expect three hours of lectures and group workshops for each 15-credit module. This is in addition to any support classes that you may be enrolled on. Further support is also at your fingertips through BPP University's Virtual Learning Environment (VLE).

Our programme attracts talent from a number of diverse backgrounds, including industry professionals, within a business-orientated environment. We focus on developing your professional skills so you can transfer management concepts into real life. A variety of activities are used to support your learning, including:

  • Interactive lectures
  • Video and written case studies
  • Individual and group exercises
  • Presentations by visiting experts
  • Engagement with a range of professional and academic materials
  • Management skills sessions, including presentations, boardroom discussions and simulations

Once qualified, you will have the confidence to apply highly relevant knowledge and skills to a wide range of managerial challenges.

Assessment

You will be assessed using a combination of coursework, group assignments, timed release assessments and supervised projects. Your programme materials will include formative assessments and revision packs to help prepare you. To make sure that you are on the right path, you will also get feedback throughout the programme to help you fulfil your potential.

Additional qualifications

On successful completion of BPP University's MSc Management with Finance programme, you will also receive a professional qualification - CMI (Chartered Management Institute) Level 7 Certificate.

International Extended Master’s

We also offer a tailored course for international students. Our International Extended Master’s is perfect if you need to improve your academic language or core skills before you start the programme. This combines the International Pre-Master’s Diploma in Business Management with your chosen Master’s programme. Extending your full-time study to two-years

Visit the International Extended Masters page for more information.

Modules

You must complete all the compulsory modules.

Term 1

Compulsory

Financial Decision Making (15 credits)
Strategy (15 credits)
Leading Business Organisations (15 credits)
Operations Management & Service Excellence (15 credits)

Term 2

Compulsory

Business Research Plan (15 credits)
Corporate Financial Strategy (15 credits)
Knowledge Management and Information Systems (15 credits)
Financing Business Initiatives (15 credits)

Term 3

Business Project (12-month programme) (60 credits); or
Professional Development and Practice (PDP) module* (18-month programme) (60 credits)

Professional Development and Practice (PDP) module

Our Professional Development and Practice (PDP) module is designed to enhance your employability by developing your career ready and transferable skills. This module is a feature of the 18-month full-time programme. It gives you the opportunity to complete your Master’s with practical work experience. This can be a paid or unpaid job, short-term internship, employer-led or Professional Body project, consultancy work or volunteering.


Entry requirements

Students wishing to study the MSc Management with Finance will require:

  • A minimum of a 2:2 Honours degree from a UK or recognised international university or another equivalent international qualification; or
  • An acceptable professional qualification equivalent such as the CMI, ILM, CIM, CIMA at level 6 or above;

Following a review of applications, candidates may be required to:

  • Attend an interview (via Skype, WebEx or face-to-face)
  • Take part in a telephone interview
  • Submit a Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) score of 580 or above
  • Submit a Graduate Records Examination (GRE) of 500 for Verbal and 500 for Quantitative.
  • The median GRE score for each section ranges from 550-625 per section, with the median total around 1200

If you do not think you meet the entry requirements, but have other qualifications or work experience, please contact us and we can review your options.

English Language

If your first language is not English you will need an IELTS level 6.5 (overall) or equivalent, plus a minimum of 6.0 in all components in addition to the above entry requirements.

If you have the minimum of 6.0 in any component, you will be required to attend In-sessional Study Skills Support classes, alongside the programme during the first term of studies, at no additional cost.

Study locations

You can study the MSc Management with Finance face-to-face at our Business Centre in the City of London. Here you'll find modern facilities and comfortable, high-quality classroom environments.

Study centres in:

Fees

For UK / EU Students:
MSc Management with Finance fees
12-months, full-time programme fee is £9,270
18-months, full-time with the Professional Development & Practice module** fee is £12,880

For International Students:
MSc Management with Finance fees
The full programme fee is £12,500
18-months, full-time with the Professional Development & Practice module** fee is £16,220

Postgraduate Loans

Postgraduate Loans are available for eligible Master's courses, allowing you to apply for a loan towards your course and living costs. You can apply for a Postgraduate Loan up to a maximum of £10,280.

You can apply online at www.gov.uk/postgraduateloan or for further information visit our student finance section

Additional Charges

In addition to your programme fees, there may be additional charges associated with your studies, which include:

Resit fees for exams £75
Resit fees to repeat a 15-credit module £400
Resit fees to repeat a 20-credit module £530
Resit fees to repeat a 30-credit module £800

BPP University Scholarships

We know that you are a student with passion, drive and a real desire to learn. That is why we have scholarships available if you do not have the finances to go to university. In 2015 alone, we offered over £400,000 in scholarship funding. For more information, please visit: bppuniversity.ac.uk/scholarships

Additional Funding Options

Our Student Services support team can provide funding advice and assistance. This includes information on other options such as bursaries and grants from professional bodies. They can also provide details of charities, employers and other institutions who give financial support. For instance, funding may be available through scholarships, interest-free payment plans, the Student Loans Company (slc.co.uk) or Future Finance student loans**.

For more information on Future Finance loans, financial support and addition funding please visit /bpp-university/student-finance

Alumni Discount

10% discount is available on this programme to students who have successfully completed an undergraduate degree with BPP University.* 

 

 

*BPP University Business School is offering a 10% discount on tuition fees on certain Masters programmes (MSc) to all alumni who have successfully completed an undergraduate degree with BPP University. The offer is available until 31.12.2018. Students must apply for a relevant MSc programme with BPP University’s Business School to participate in this discount and no cash alternative will be offered. To be eligible applicants must have completed a full time two (if accelerated) or three years on an undergraduate degree with BPP University. This discount applies to MSc Management, MSc Management with Finance, MSc Management with Project Management, MSc International Marketing, International MBA or, MSc Accounting and Finance at BPP University’s London City, Birmingham or Manchester study centres. Start date of this discount is 24.07.2017 and is available until 31.12.2018, this offer of this discount may be withdrawn at any time. Students may be required to send a scanned copy of their undergraduate degree certificate as proof of their graduation from BPP University. Discount applies to those MSc programmes and centres listed and cannot be redeemed on any other programmes. This discount does not apply if any other offers are being redeemed on the MSc programme(s). This discount is offered by BPP University Limited having registered address BPP House, Aldine Place, 142-144 Uxbridge Road, London W12 8AA.

** Further details of eligibility requirements, interest rates and other key terms of the Future Finance loan are available by visiting the Future Finance website at futurefinance.com/uk. BPP University Limited acts as a credit broker and is not a lender for this arrangement.