University of Leicester Online MBA Finance
Students will learn the skills required for strategic leadership, risk management advice and support and service delivery. Furthermore, students will also develop your experience of financial modelling, business planning and producing and presenting detailed reports. The course balances a theoretical approach with the practical application of practice-based learning as you extend your interest in financial decision making and business strategy.
- Economics for Managers
- Financial Management
- Marketing Strategy and Management
- Financial Decision Making
- Strategic Management
Working professionals who have a Bachelors degree in a relevant or appropriate subject, as well as at least three years of relevant professional work experience.
If you do not possess an undergraduate degree at all, you will need to have at least five years of relevant managerial experience
Associated career paths
If you’re looking to enhance your professional career, online study is one of the most cost-effective, convenient and flexible ways to get an MBA regardless of geographical location, work or personal commitments.
University of Leicester Online are dedicated to improving employability amongst our graduates. Our online courses give you the opportunity to improve your career prospects and earning potential with a mix of key skills that are directly transferrable to the workplace.
University of Leicester Online have also partnered with the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) to offer you the unique opportunity to earn a professional qualification whilst you study for your degree.
Unlike a traditional university environment, University of Leicester Online degree courses utilise a Virtual Learning Environment. The system is designed to track and manage the learning process in real-time and provides you with immediate access to your learning materials wherever you are.
This learning platform allows both students and tutors to actively take part in real-time conversations and you can listen to, and view, live lectures and seminars over the internet. Studying is carried out entirely online and the programme of study can fit around your work and personal commitments.
You are supported throughout your MBA course by a dedicated Student Adviser and have the opportunity to regularly interact with fellow students and your tutor.
All MBA applications will be considered on their individual merits and assessed by the academic team, taking into account professional status and work experience as well as academic achievements.
Applicants normally have a Bachelors degree in a relevant or appropriate subject, or the equivalent from an internationally recognised institution, as well as at least three years of relevant professional work experience.
If you do not possess an undergraduate degree at all, you will need to have at least five years of relevant managerial experience.
If English is not your first language, then we require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.
Senior financial professionals must not only have an exceptional head for figures, they must also be commercially aware, able to take control and responsibility for all financial aspects of corporate strategy. The ability to make critical decisions and handle high levels of pressure is crucial, as are excellent communication skills at all levels.
University of Leicester Online MBA (Finance) graduates are well placed for careers as Actuary’s, Business Analysts, Commercial Accountants, Chief Financial Officers, Financial Controllers, Finance Directors, Investment Bankers, Private Equity Managers and Tax Specialists.
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University of Leicester Online
University of Leicester Online courses are delivered by Kaplan Open Learning, an experienced online learning provider. The University of Leicester and Kaplan Learning started working together in 2007 with the aim of combining Kaplan’s global expertise in online learning with the strong traditions of quality in UK higher education established by the University of Leicester.
Stafford is a Resource Centre for UK Universities in the Middle East and Levant and was the very first provider of Distance Learning education to be established in Dubai in 1993. Stafford, has partnered with the University of Leicester to provide MBA programmes in the Middle-East and also offer courses in various disciplines including Diplomas, Certificates, Masters and Doctorates.
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Last updated April 8, 2016