One Year Full Time MSc Finance and Management degree from University of Sunderland

The University of Sunderland is offering a one-year full-time MSc degree in Finance and Management. The course starts on October 15. By pursuing this degree, you will apply up-to-date theories and knowledge to current situations. You will also graduate with the tools and knowledge to tackle real-world issues. After you complete the MSc in Finance and Management, you will qualify for senior roles with tremendous responsibility.


This MSc is a specialised Masters, which provides in-depth knowledge of key finance and management concepts, offering a powerful boost to your future career progression. During the course, we encourage collaborative working through Peer Action Learning Sets. As a member of a Learning Set, you will share practical and academic experiences and reflect critically on case studies, debates and problems. By the end of the course, you’ll have the intellectual tools and knowledge to tackle real-world issues within the financial sector or within financial departments of organisations. Our aim is to enhance your success in challenging management roles that carry above-average responsibility and salaries.

Why Sunderland?

The University’s MSc has a global outlook within the international community, attention to destinations as well as subject knowledge, teaching underpinned by research and professional experience and academically rigorous and professional relevance. It is designed for both graduate students with an experience of finance and management studies and for managers who have already gained knowledge or experience of finance and management’. Sunderland University has been declared as World leading’ research in Business, according to the latest Research Excellence Framework.

Course structure

The University uses a wide variety of teaching and learning methods which include lectures, seminars, class discussions, case studies, group work, presentations and applied study. Compared to an undergraduate course, you will find that this Masters requires a higher level of independent working. Assessment methods include assignments, reports, presentations, and peer- and self-assessment.

Modules on this course include:

  • Corporate Financial Management
  • International Financial Markets and Econometrics
  • Management Accounting and Finance for Decision Making
  • Global Strategy and International Trade
  • Subject Specific Dissertation
  • Modules titles are subject to approval.

Entry requirements

To apply for this course you will need a 2:2 honours degree, or equivalent in a business/finance related discipline. The University will also consider relevant experience in this field.

Fees and finance

The annual fee for this course is:

  • £5,600 if you are from the UK / EU
  • £12,000 if you are an international student


An MSc is a challenging qualification which requires significant dedication. Employers recognise its worth, and the value that an MSc-qualified graduate can bring to their organisation. Today’s top managers are expected to have a strong grasp of the numbers that are at the heart of an organisation’s survival, and our course provides academic knowledge and specific training, blending financial know-how with valuable management skills. The course will prepare you for opportunities in management, banking, finance and accounting. For further details, visit

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