Master of Business Administration Finance

As the business world becomes increasingly complex, today's business professionals must have a diverse skillset. These new business professionals must be agile and approach challenges with a systems-thinking mindset and, increasingly, must have a focused area of specialization.

A graduate masters degree is a great way to highlight these on-demand skills and showcase subject matter expertise, as well as gain knowledge that can be applied to your workplace from day one.

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Admission Requirements

This is a rigorous 2-year programme. Students take such courses as Financial Management, Analysis of Financial Markets, Investment Management, and Economics. In the second year, in addition to courses in finance and other areas, students also write a two-semester long essay under supervision.


Professors at Knutsford will push you to do more, think more and learn more. It's what they do — and it's why their students love them.


The MBA in Finance is open to recent college graduates who may have an undergraduate degree in business. The programme will give students a solid foundation with the core skills and knowledge needed to launch a career in Finance


The Career and Professional Development Department of Knutsford University College is committed to the growth and achievement of our graduates. It provides hands-on guidance, career-building tools, and access to an extensive network of students, alumni, and employers.

Financial Aid

The Financial Aid Office at Knutsford School of Graduate Studies and Research (SGSR) is committed to assisting students to explore and understand all the financial aid options that are available to help you manage your financial planning and ensure that you are able to achieve your educational goals.

Learning Outcome

Graduates of the masters programme in Finance will demonstrate a values-based curriculum focused on personal and professional growth.

Master of Business Administration (Finance)

Programmes Overview

This is a rigorous 2-year programme. Students take such courses as Financial Management, Analysis of Financial Markets, Investment Management, and Economics. In the second year, in addition to courses in finance and other areas, students also write a two-semester long essay under supervision. The MBA programme is also available during the weekend for busy workers who cannot enrol for the regular MBA programme. It is structured the same way as the regular MBA programme however lectures are on Fridays from 6:00pm – 9:00pm and Saturdays from 7:30am – 8:30pm.

Admission Requirements
The requirement is a good first degree (at least a Second Class Lower) from a recognised university with at least two (2) years relevant work experience. There is one admission in August every year. An entrance examination or interview may be conducted.


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Prepare For What's Next

Masters degrees from accredited MBA programmes are on high demand in the business world, and employment in masters-level occupations is projected to grow by almost 17 percent from 2016 to 2026. A Masters degree also pays off: the median salary for professionals with a Masters degree is $72,800+.*

*Sources: Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), 2019; job titles: Monster, 2019


  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Management Consultant
  • Senior Product Manager
  • Marketing Director
  • IT Director
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Business Development Director
  • Operations Manager
  • Senior Financial Analyst

Build Your Career Future

By the time you complete the academic and internship requirements for your Masters of Business Administration in Finance degree, you will be able to:

  • Observe and interpret financial markets to uncover potential opportunities;
  • Apply best practices in financial management to make plans, organize projects, monitor outcomes, and provide financial leadership;
  • Apply best practices to create, evaluate, and rebalance financial portfolios to achieve investment outcomes;
  • Develop and apply financial models and use data-sets to make financial decisions;
  • Synthesize concepts from multiple business disciplines to address novel, systems-level business situations;
  • Analyze and evaluate evidence and appraise alternative viewpoints;
  • Apply business theories and concepts to practical problems;
  • Use written, oral, and non-verbal messages to convey ideas, information, and intentions effectively in the business environment;
  • Leverage digital tools to support successful business decision-making, organizational communication, business operations, and customer relations;
  • Use team skills, such as leadership, followership, and human relations, to promote organizational effectiveness and contribute meaningfully to team projects;
  • Diagnose communication issues and evaluate business environments in multinational and multicultural case settings and propose appropriate solutions;
  • Use analytic and quantitative techniques to understand data, make sound inferences, and make well-supported decisions;
  • Participate in community-based projects that make a difference in the civic life of our communities and reflect on the ethical and societal implications of such activities for corporations;
  • Use multiple approaches to generate alternative innovative, organizational change strategies;
  • Develop a personal code of values and ethics that includes, among other things, a commitment to understanding yourself and others; and
  • Diagnose your own learning needs and formulate goals and strategies to seek knowledge from multiple sources.

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