Postgraduate Masters degree programmes

 

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Birmingham Business School's portfolio of postgraduate taught and research degrees have been designed to provide both academic excellence and vocational relevance, ensuring that the skills and experiences you take away with you are valued by employers.

Accounting and Finance (MSc) programmes

Financial Management MSc

This is a 12-month programme designed for university graduates who have some quantitative backgrounds and want to work in the finance sector but have limited knowledge of accounting, economics or finance.

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International Accounting and Finance MSc

This programme, accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), aims to give you a deep knowledge of the theoretical and empirical literature that provides the background to understanding changes and innovations in [more...]

Investments MSc

This demanding programme teaches theories and techniques of investments, as well as their real-life application. It is designed for graduates who want to develop a career in investment institutions, or who wish to become investments [more...]

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Economics, Finance and Statistical (MSc) programmes

Financial Economics MSc

MSc Financial Economics will provide students with an advanced training in economics and in finance, acquainting them with recent developments and current issues in both areas. It will examine financial topics from an economics perspective [more...]

Development Economics MSc

The MSc in Development Economics is one of the Department's newer taught MSc programmes and it reflects the Department's growing strength in both theoretical and applied policy areas, particularly as they relate to developing countries.

Economics MSc

This programme provides an advanced training in economic theory and econometrics, and application of these to achieve a sophisticated understanding of policy issues. It constitutes the taught part of an ESRC-recognised '1+3' programme [more...]

Environmental and Natural Resource Economics MSc

This programme is aimed at providing you with the skills necessary to understand the fundamental causes of contemporary environmental problems, and to design policies to solve them.

International Economics MSc

The MSc in International Economics is a taught graduate programme that provides specialised and advanced training in international economics, which is achieved through the delivery of specialised courses in trade theory, trade policy and [more...]

International Money and Banking MSc

The International Money and Banking MSc programme will provide you with an advanced knowledge of the related disciplines of macroeconomics, banking, international finance and financial markets.

Mathematical Finance MSc

This programme, taught jointly by the School of Mathematics and the Department of Economics, provides the skills that will enable technically able graduates (including in mathematics, science and engineering) to apply their quantitative [more...]

Money, Banking and Finance MSc

There is a worldwide demand for those trained in the technical and formal aspects of monetary economics and finance. Graduates from the programme hold high ranking positions in financial centres around the globe.

Management PhD/MPhil/MSc (Research)

The PhD programme in Management will facilitate the creation and interpretation of new knowledge by the research student, demonstrated through the thesis. The Departments of Business and Labour Economics, Entrepreneurship and Local Economy, [more...]

Economics PhD

The Department of Economics in the University of Birmingham enjoys an international reputation for the conduct of research of the highest quality. The PhD programme in Economics is designed to train doctoral researchers to conduct research [more...]

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Management (MSc) programmes

Management: Operations Pathway MSc

MSc Management: Operations is a new specialist programme designed for business, management or economics graduates who wish to develop their knowledge to Masters level.

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Management: Organisational Leadership and Change Pathway MSc

MSc Management: Organisational Leadership & Change is a new specialist programme designed for business, management or economics graduates who wish to develop their knowledge to Masters level.

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Human Resource Management with CIPD Pathway

The MSc HRM (with CIPD Pathway) offers a set of core modules, which provide access to CIPD membership and a greater focus on the development of professional managerial skills.

Human Resource Management MSc

Many organisations claim 'our people are our most important asset', and the human resource management function is increasingly significant to business strategy and success. Activities such as recruitment, selection, managing labour [more...]

International Business MSc

For graduates wishing to develop a career in international business, a wide range of opportunities exists. The programme draws on the talents of internationally respected scholars and highly respected teachers whose expertise covers [more...]

Management MSc

MSc Management is a new specialist programme designed for business, management or economics graduates who wish to develop their knowledge to Masters level.

The programme introduces students to advanced management concepts [more...]

Management: Entrepreneurship & Innovation Pathway MSc

MSc Management: Entrepreneurship & Innovation is a new specialist programme designed for business, management or economics graduates who wish to develop their knowledge to Masters level.

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Management: Strategy Pathway MSc

MSc Management: Strategy is a new specialist programme designed for business, management or economics graduates who wish to develop their knowledge to Masters level.

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International Business MSc (Singapore)

The MSc International Business in Singapore is delivered in conjunction with our partners, the Singapore Institute of Management (SIM) and is for graduates wishing to develop a career in international business. The highly respected academic [more...]

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Marketing (MSc) programmes

International Marketing MSc

This is a conversion programme for applicants without previous knowledge or experience in marketing, but who wish to particularly explore the theory, principles and practice of marketing in the context of a global market environment and the [more...]

Marketing MSc

This programme is designed for graduates wishing to start, or further develop, careers in marketing. It explores the principles, theoretical concepts and practice of marketing with particular emphasis on contemporary issues and leading-edge [more...]

Marketing Communications MSc

This programme is designed for recent graduates and practising managers already familiar with basic marketing concepts. It will enable you to develop advanced knowledge and understanding of the theory and practice of integrated marketing [more...]

Strategic Marketing and Consulting MSc

Designed for recent graduates or practising managers who are already familiar with basic marketing concepts, this programme will enable you to develop advanced knowledge and understanding of contemporary and complex strategic challenges [more...]

Marketing PhD/MPhil/MSc (Research)

The PhD programme in Marketing will facilitate the creation and interpretation of new knowledge by the research student, demonstrated through the thesis.

The programme comprises a short taught component followed by a [more...]

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Distance Learning (MSc) programmes

Distance Learning MSc in International Business

Postgraduate       Taught        Full time

This online Masters of Science (MSc) in International Business provides students in the early stages of their professional lives with the critical business skills and international perspective to achieve their long-term career goals [more...]

Graduate Diploma in Business Administration

Graduate Diploma in Business Administration

Postgraduate       Taught        Full time

This programme provides a thorough grounding in functional issues in management and is a qualification in its own right. It also empowers those who seek to gain entry to our MSc and MBA programmes [more...]

Study in Singapore

International Business MSc (Singapore)

The MSc International Business in Singapore is delivered in conjunction with our partners, the Singapore Institute of Management (SIM) and is for graduates wishing to develop a career in international business. The highly respected academic [more...]

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Why study an MSc at Birmingham Business School?

  • We emphasise the importance of specialist MSc recruitment.
    We do this so employers understand the added commitment, knowledge and focus an MSc graduate can bring to their business.
  • Scholarships offering financial support.
    Birmingham Business School offers a number of scholarships for MSc Business students with the financial support offered contributing towards tuition fees.
  • Consultancy and research project opportunities.
    Our MSc students have many consultancy and research project opportunities available to them which involve carrying out critical strategic projects or research in key areas for clients that have included Deutsche Bank, Jaguar Land Rover and Lloyds Bank.
  • We have strong industry links.
    From producing in-company dissertations to company seminars and presentations, we work closely with employers who are looking to recruit high quality graduates.
  • Your studies are a stepping-stone to an influential career. 
    Whether you're looking to work in industry, for a public organisation or charity, or progress further with your academic studies, our Careers in Business team  are available to support you.

Student profiles

Hearing from current and past students themselves is a great way to find out about living and studying at Birmingham. Below is the latest postgraduate student profile but you can view more by visiting our full listings of student profiles.

Onome Abugo - MSc Human Resources (with CIPD) Management Trainee, UFLP Unilever

Onome Abugo - MSc Human Resources (with CIPD) Management Trainee, UFLP Unilever

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Onome is using the skills he learnt during his MSc in his management trainee position with Unilever.


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