MBA in Finance


What will you get?

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.

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.





(A perfect mix of in class learning combined with workshops, simulations, collaborative case based learning and E-Learning)

Programme Modules

MMBB04Dynamic Perspectives on Sustainable Business20
MMBB05Leading Innovation and Change20
MMBB07Global Business Strategy20
MMBB08Accounting and Finance for Decision Making20
MMBB09Marketing and Data Analytics20
MMBB13Managing Financial Performance20
MMBB15Capstone Project60

Entry Criteria

  • Candidates with min. 21 years of age
  • Completed degree/diploma or equivalent
  • Fluency in Academic as well as Business English
  • Experience in finance industry / role is an advantage


  • Report writing
  • Class Activities/Assignments/Debates and Discussions
  • Case Study & Presentations
  • Traditional Pen & Paper Exam

Career Pathways

Portfolio Manager

Research Analyst

Private Wealth Manager

Financial Analyst

Banking professional

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