MSc Entry Requirements
To be considered for our 12 month MSc programmes you will need a good honours degree (2:1 or higher), or equivalent from a recognised university. For International Entry Requirement Information and equivalent qualifications, please visit our Country-specific pages.
For the below programmes you will also need to have subject-specific knowledge:
A staged admissions process is in place for the Business School’s full-time 12-month MSc programmes. This means that when you apply for one of our programmes for September 2022 entry, your application will be considered with all others that have been submitted before that deadline.
An application can be made online, where you will need to upload the following:
- A copy of your academic transcript in English
- Two references, or contact details for your referees, at least one of which should comment on your academic abilities
- A personal statement explaining why you wish to join the programme and what makes you a suitable candidate (5000 characters max)
- Evidence to show competency in the English language, if applicable (applications can be considered without English Language evidence though offers may include the condition that it is provided at a later date)
Please note that if you are made an offer of study, you will normally be asked to post official copies of some of these documents to the Admissions Office; find out more about the application process.
English Language Requirements
Programmes: MSc's in Economics | MSc International Business | MSc Management:
IELTS - 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any band
TOEFL - 88 with no less than 22 in speaking, 21 in reading and writing, and 20 in listening.
PEARSON ACADEMIC TEST OF ENGLISH - 59 in all four skills
Programmes: MSc Marketing | MSc Research Insights in Marketing | MSc Strategic Marketing & Consulting | MSc Human Resource Management | MSc Accounting & Finance | MSc Investments | MSc Financial Management |MSc Financial Technology
- Requirements: :
IELTS - 7.0 with no less than 6.5 in any band
TOEFL - 95 with no less than 22 in any band.
PEARSON ACADEMIC TEST OF ENGLISH - 67 in all four skills
If you are an international student who has studied in the UK, or you have studied in an English-speaking country, within the past two years you may not need to provide an English language certificate such as IELTS. However, this can only be confirmed by the Admissions Office if you make an application and you are made an offer of study.
Find out further details about English entry requirements (including alternatives)
Presessional English Programmes
The University offers presessional English programmes for those applicants who do not meet the English language requirements.