Postgraduate course

MBA in Finance

Course Overview

The York Business School Masters of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance has been designed to help you gain the skills, knowledge and experience you need to give yourself that competitive edge. The programme provides you with the opportunity to gain a practitioner-focused MBA, laying the foundations for a critically aware and holistic understanding of business management, with a particular focus on finance. The program will demonstrate a critical understanding of the role of accounting information in the planning, control and decision making of a range of organizations.

Program Aims

What is the program all about? This program seeks to develop an understanding of the theory and practice relating to the key aspects of financial and management accounting. It provides the principles of financial accounting and the interpretation of accounts. The modules also is an introduction to management accounting including the principles of cost accounting and short/long term decision making.
MBA in Finance vs General Management
The specialist MBA in finance Management helps to understand the fundamental concepts underlying financial accounting statements. Appraise the performance of a range of organizations using appropriate accounting ratios and the usefulness of financial accounting information for a range of stakeholders. The modules will help in assessing financial performance and financial position using ratio analysis. The key subjects would focus on principles of cost behaviour, planning, control and decision making.

Programme Duration

1 Year

Mode of learning


Entry Criteria



Candidates with min. 21 years of age
Completed degree/diploma or equivalent
Fluency in Academic as well as Business English


Approved prior experiential learning (APEL) candidates who have experience and good command in English need pre approval by University
Experience in business development is an advantage

Career Pathways

Research Analyst

Portfolio Manager

Private Wealth Manager

Financial Analyst
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