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MBA In Finance
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Taking an MBA in finance has been a longstanding favourite with business people. The specialisation is seen as a secure route into a well paid job. The global financial crisis has seen finance specialists take a hit in recent years, but growing optimism and a desire to learn the lessons of the crash means that the MBA specialisation is set to continue its upwards trend.

What will I study on an MBA in finance?

An MBA in finance specialisation will focus on giving you the knowledge and experience required to become a top level financial manager. It will add further depth to your MBA, allowing you to get specific career development qualifications and specialist economic and finance strategy.

You should expect your international MBA program in finance to have content on the following:

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Financial risk management
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Credit risk management

Length and structure

Choosing to study an international MBA program in finance full time will mean committing to a minimum of 12-24 months study, depending on the country you choose to study your business course.

Most MBA entrepreneurship programs will split study between core business modules and more specialised electives, including periods of work experience and intensive study.

How can an MBA in finance program help my career?

An MBA in finance program is the perfect way to move your business career into a senior management position in finance, risk management or economics. Most graduates report a significant growth in salaries and a promotion in the first year after graduation.

An international MBA program will also improve your options if you want to work abroad. A big part of any MBA program is the contacts you make.

Some of the roles you will be able to take on after completing your MBA include:

  • Financial controller
  • Executive manager
  • Risk manager

Entry requirements

There are several factors you’ll need to meet before being accepting onto an international MBA program in finance. These may include:

  • A set period of relevant work experience
  • Previous management qualification
  • GMAT score
  • Language proficiency
  • Successful interview

What to do next

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