Entry requirements

To be accepted onto any of our Masters programmes, you need a good UK bachelors degree (minimum 2:1) or equivalent qualification.

If you don't have a bachelors degree you may be considered on the basis of your work experience and the relevance of the Masters programme to your role.

Specific entry requirements for each Masters programme are below:

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

If you have not previously studied in the UK, please see the international equivalent qualifications that meet our entry requirements.

If English is not your first language, you must also meet our English language requirements.

Masters programme Qualification requirements
MSc Accounting and Finance A 2:1 (minimum) bachelors degree in a relevant subject, for example accounting or finance.
Good grounding in quantitative subjects. Background in accounting essential.
MSc Actuarial Finance A 2:1 (minimum) bachelors degree in a relevant subject, eg mathematics, statistics, economics or finance. Good grounding in quantitative subjects is essential. Background in finance or economics is desirable but not essential.
MSc Banking and International Finance A 2:1 (minimum) bachelors degree in a relevant subject, for example, accounting, finance or mathematics and normally a background in economics.
Must have a good grounding in quantitative subjects with high scores in these subjects.
MA Advertising and Marketing A 2:1 bachelors degree in any subject. Most suitable for students with a general business or non-business background, however we do not restrict entry for those who have previously studied a marketing specialism.
MSc Business Analytics and Decision Sciences A 2:1 bachelors degree in a relevant subject. Strong grounding in quantitative subjects.
MSc Business Psychology A 2:1 bachelors degree in a business or social science subject.
Applicants who can demonstrate significant relevant business or psychology coverage as part of a degree in an alternative subject will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
MA Corporate Communications and Public Relations A 2:1 bachelors degree in business, marketing, communications or languages, or a related subject.
MSc Economics;
MSc Economics and Finance
A 2:1 bachelors degree with a background in economics.
MSc Enterprise A 2:1 bachelors degree in business or management is desirable, though applicants who have studied other subjects will be considered.
MSc Finance and Investment;
MSc Financial Risk Management
A 2:1 (minimum) bachelors degree in a relevant subject, e.g. accounting, finance, mathematics or engineering.
Good grounding in quantitative subjects is essential.
MSc Financial Mathematics A 2:1 (minimum) bachelors degree in a relevant subject e.g. economics, engineering, finance, computing, physics, mathematics.
MSc Global Innovation Management;
MSc Global Supply Chain Management
A 2:1 bachelors degree in any subject.
MA Human Resource Management A 2:1 bachelors degree, usually in a social science subject, and relevant experience. Applicants with a good quality degree from a non social science background will also be considered.
MSc Information Systems and Information Management A 2:1 (minimum) bachelors degree in business, management or relevant subject e.g. computing, information systems, etc.
MSc International Business A 2:1 (minimum) bachelors degree in any subject.
MSc International Marketing Management A 2:1 bachelors degree in any subject. Most suitable for students with a general business or non-business background, however we do not restrict entry for those who have previously studied a marketing specialism.
MSc Management A 2:1 bachelors degree in any subject.
MSc Organizational Psychology A British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited psychology degree, minimum 2:1. Applicants who hold a bachelors degree in psychology from an overseas institution maybe eligible if the degree is BPS accredited. You can find out if your degree is accredited by contacting the BPS, please email pact@bps.org.uk
MSc Strategic Management in the Global Environment A 2:1 bachelors degree in a business related subject with a good grounding in quantitative subjects is essential.