MBA Manchester Global MBA (Finance) (Accelerated) / Course details

Year of entry: 2021

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Course description

The global finance accelerated pathway takes 18 months to complete and allows you to focus on the general management disciplines that will really further your career.

Choose the global finance accelerated pathway if you already hold professional finance qualifications such as ACA, ACCA, CIMA, ICA, CIPFA or ACIS.

For further programme information, please visit the Alliance Manchester Business School website.

Teaching and learning

Our experiential 'Manchester Method' teaching approach focuses on group work, practice-based learning and reflection. We don't just give you the theory; we show you how to use it to get the results you want.

The Manchester Method in action

  • Practical workshop residentials
  • Real-world case studies
  • Business simulation project
  • Live business project
  • Business networking opportunities

Course unit details

Core courses

Our core programme will give you a thorough grounding in key areas of business and management and challenge you to take on three group consultancy projects with real clients. You will study the following courses:

  • Leading and Managing in a Global Environment
  • Business Accounting and Finance
  • Strategy and Competition
  • Operations and Marketing
  • Simulation Project
  • Live Business Project

Design your MBA

With our wide range of electives, you can tailor the MBA to suit your personal goals and interests. We encourage our MBA candidates to travel overseas to study electives and we pay for accommodation in two locations - choose from Dubai, Hong Kong, Manchester, São Paulo, Shanghai, Singapore and Tokyo. To view our full range of electives, please visit the  Alliance Manchester Business School  website.

What our students say

'The diversity is the best part of the programme. The networking experience with people from all over the world was fabulous. '

Jenny Hui, General Manager (Hong Kong, South East Asia & Taiwan), eBay

Disability support

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