Global Banking and Finance MBA

University of Birmingham
United Kingdom
Master's Degree
Study mode
1 year
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Entry Requirements

  • A good Honours degree plus at least three years of postgraduation work experience in banking or finance at a supervisory level. Equivalent professional qualifications will also be considered.
  • Applicants who do not meet the requirements for direct entry to the one-year MBA (GBF) programme have the option of applying for the 24-month route. 

International students

  • 12-month MBA – IELTS 7.0 (with no less than 6.5 in any band); TOEFL IBT 95 (with no less than 22 in any band); Pearson Academic Test of English 67 (in all four skills).


Semester 1

  • Strategic Analysis of Business
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing Concepts and Practice
  • Finance for Managers
  • Accounting for managers
  • Managing Operations and projects

Semester 2

  • International Banking Regulation and Supervision
  • Developing Leadership Practice
  • Choose TWO further compulsory modules:
  • Capitalism, Business Cycles and Financial Crises
  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Ethical Finance and Sustainability 
  • Choose TWO optional modules from the list below:
  • Global Marketing Leadership
  • The International Business Experience
  • Implementing Strategy and Managing Change
  • International Co-operative Strategy
  • Business Communications
  • The Effective Director
  • Ethics in Global Business
  • Global Business Development
  • International Business Finance

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