What will I learn?

We’ve designed this course for students with a Higher National Diploma, foundation degree or equivalent qualification. You’ll be the perfect match for studying with us if you want to prepare for postgraduate study or stand out when applying for roles in the financial sector.Studying for just one year, you’ll build on your existing background in finance or a related area. We’ve recently designed the units on this programme – our teaching team have spent hours on research to make sure the content is relevant and reflects the current financial environment.**A unique blend of units**What really makes this programme stand out is the range of areas we cover. You’ll look at emerging topics such as blockchain technology for payment systems, and explore how Islamic finance offers an innovative and ethical approach in this sector. Being able to apply your skills is essential too. That’s why we’ve included a live research project where you’ll have direct contact with a bank or financial planning firm. You’ll have the chance to liaise with professionals and develop a range of skills, including client-relationship management and problem solving.**Insight into the world of finance**Our teaching team have expertise in a range of areas including accounting, banking, wealth management and insurance. They will not only be able to share a wealth of experience, but also their research in a variety of areas.You’ll finish the course with a CV stuffed with sought-after skills including report writing and critical thinking. Not only will you be able to make conclusions based on evidence, but you’ll also be able to form your own opinions across a whole host of current topics.**FEATURES AND BENEFITS**- **Triple accredited** - our business school holds the globally recognised trio of accreditations from EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA, placing us among the best business schools in the world.- **Add a degree to your CV** - you’ll spend a year topping up your qualification to build on your knowledge and fast-track your success in the world of finance.- **Learn from financial experts** - many members of our teaching team have worked for big multinational companies like Lloyds, Morgan Stanley and NatWest.- **Develop your skills for postgraduate study** - learn how to analyse research, refine arguments and write reports. - **Learn to liaise with leaders** - for the live research project, you’ll help an organisation solve a real challenge they’re facing in today’s turbulent times.- **Benefit from dedicated support** - this programme has its own programme leader who understands the challenges you might face transitioning to this level of study.

Which department am I in?

Accounting Finance and Banking

Study options

Full Time (1 Year)

Tuition fees
Information not available

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Start date

September 2022


Main Site

Academic Division,

Oxford Road All Saints,


M15 6BH, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

If studied A Level French (or acceptable equivalent) at Grade B or aboveAn English subject at GCE A Level is preferred, e.g. English Language, English Literature, English Language/Literature. Subjects such as Religious Education, History, Media Studies and General Studies will also be considered

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan is ranked in the world’s top 200 universities under 50 (THE Young University Rankings 2020).

  • One of the UK’s largest universities with over 34,000+ student
  • Triple accredited business school
  • GBP 400 million in ongoing investment
  • Industry links with global companies

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