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Bangor Business School

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Postgraduate study at Bangor University


Students gain practical insight and skills in a range of financial and strategic management topics in financial services and markets and develop an appreciation of the causes and significance of current developments in the financial and corporate sectors; case studies and contemporary issues figure prominently in the programme.

Entry requirements

MBA: A 2.2 Honours degree in a relevant subject (e.g. economics, finance, accounting, management), or a similar qualification from any other institution is required. Alternatively, possession of a suitable professional qualification and relevant practical experience may also be accepted. In general, however, applicants are judged on their individual merits, and age, work experience and other factors are also taken in to consideration. Whilst work experience is desirable, it is not essential. If the native language is not English - IELTS 6.0 (with no individual score lower than 5.5) internet based TOEFL: 75 (with no individual score lower than 16) is required.

Course modules

Core modules: organisations and people; management research; global financial markets; portfolio management; international financial management; plus strategic management or marketing financial services; plus 3 from: Islamic finance; financial modelling; financial institutions strategic management; financial crises and bank regulation; contemporary issues in management; Islamic banking.

Assessment methods

Part 2 of the course consists of a supervised dissertation of around 10000 words.

Sponsorship information

The University offers a wide range of scholarships, studentships and bursaries.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MBA Full-time September 2019 12 Months
MBA Full-time January 2020 12 Months

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