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.

The programme aims to provide such graduates [more...]

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 accounting and finance and [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 specialists or managers in other [more...]

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Economics, Finance and Statistical (MSc) programmes

Policy, Politics and Economics with Year Abroad BA

If you want to take advantage of a unique opportunity to be supported with a work placement opportunity as part of your final year, this course includes the opportunity to undertake a 'Professional Development' module as part of your optional module choices.

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Geography and Economics Joint Honours BSc

A Joint Honours degree course involves the study of two subjects to Honours degree level.

Geography at Birmingham combines a sound academic training with an insight into practical, social, economic and environmental issues, [more...]

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 and enable students to apply [more...]

Economics and Political Science BSc

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A Joint Honours degree programme involves the study of two subjects to Honours degree level. If you study a subject in a Joint Honours programme, you work at exactly the same level and to the same academic standard as students [more...]

Economics BSc

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The current financial crisis, the impact of climate change on the economy, trade agreements, income tax… leaders and policy makers the world over understand the world around us better with the insights of economics. [more...]

Economics with Italian BSc

The Economics with Italian BSc degree at Birmingham Business School equips all graduates with the knowledge of an economist and the skill of a linguist to make a powerful combination in today’s world.

With growing [more...]

Economics with Portuguese BSc


The Economics with Portuguese BSc degree at Birmingham Business School equips all graduates with the knowledge of an economist and the skill of a linguist to make a powerful combination in today’s world.

With growing globalisation and [more...]

Economics with Spanish BSc

The Economics with Spanish BSc degree at Birmingham Business School equips all graduates with the knowledge of an economist and the skill of a linguist to make a powerful combination in today’s world.

With growing [more...]

BA Policy, Politics and Economics

If you want to take advantage of a unique opportunity to be supported with a work placement opportunity as part of your final year, this course includes the opportunity to undertake a 'Professional Development' module as part of your optional module choices.

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Mathematical Economics and Statistics BSc

By integrating the studies of economics and statistics with this degree, we are meeting the increasing demand for informed and talented graduates who are able to apply skill and imagination to real-world problems. As a graduate you emerge [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.

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

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.

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

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 relations, training and career [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 globalisation, the international [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 through a combination of core [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.

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

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.

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

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 staff from Birmingham Business [more...]

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Marketing (MSc) programmes

Business Management with Communications BSc

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Employers are increasingly looking for business and management graduates with public relations skills and media awareness and this degree programme will provide you with a unique set of skills and a distinct advantage in the [more...]

Business Management with Marketing BSc

The BSc Business Management with Marketing programme enables students to establish a strong foundation in the area of business with an emphasis on Marketing through years two and three.

This programme aims to develop the [more...]

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 challenges of marketing across [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 marketing thinking.

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 communications but within a [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 facing marketers, and to [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 longer research phase. Taught [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 staff from Birmingham Business [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.


A general guide to postgraduate study at the University of Birmingham featuring postgraduate students from colleges across the whole university.