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The MBA (Finance) is a postgraduate programme designed to meet the needs and requirements of both recent graduates and established professionals who are seeking to deepen and develop their expertise in corporate finance. The programme will maximise opportunities for you to reflect on your existing knowledge, experience and practice and seeks to equip you with the skills and expertise required to enhance your existing role or prepare you for building a career in accounting or financial management roles.

The programme makes extensive use of online and other regularly updated resources to ensure that you are well informed and at work at the cutting edge of finance related disciplines. Most course tutors are experienced business managers in their own right, or professionals with strong links to developing and current practice in their own specialist fields.

Course Benefits

  • Up-to-date and relevant professional training and development for new or aspiring managers in any sector.
  • A dedicated pathway for managers who are keen to build their financial management skills or prepare for career development in financial planning, reporting or accounting.
  • A fast paced and relevant programme which takes account of key changes to IFRS and audit legislation.
  • Personalised learning pathway through the management consultancy project, relevant to your context and experience.

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Course Information

Taught in well-equipped and modern facilities, the programme employs a range of teaching and learning methods, including enquiry based learning, action learning and traditional teaching. Classes are organised to include seminars and tutorials, supported by guided research and reading.

​Assessment takes various forms, from research based assignments to written examinations, with full tutor support and regular formative feedback in preparation for final submissions.

Part time study is not available for international students on a Tier 4 Student Visa.​

At Leeds Trinity we aim to provide an excellent student experience and a personal approach to helping students achieve their academic and professional potential. We have a strong tradition of supporting student employability, with relevant skills embedded in the curriculum. 

The key themes of our strategy are student confidence, professionalism and social responsibility.  To help students achieve their potential we emphasise learning as a collaborative process, with a range of student-led and directed activities.  This approach ensures that students fully engage in shaping their own learning, developing their critical thinking and reflective skills so that they can identify their own strengths and weaknesses, and use the extensive learning support system we offer to shape their own development.  Our full Learning, Teaching and Assessment Strategy can be accessed here.​


Modules are assessed by a variety of means, including essays, reports, unseen examinations and work-based projects.
An honours degree (at 2:2) in an accounting, finance or business related discipline.

Or equivalent/relevant professional qualification or experience of at least five years.

If English is not your first language IELTS 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any component) or equivalent is the minimum requirement.​

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UK & EU Students:

Tuition fees cost £11,000 a year for this course in 2017-18. Part-time tuition fees would be pro-rated accordingly to the number of credits you're studyingFind out more
International Students:

Tuition fees cost £12,250 for this course in 2017-18. Part-time study is not available for international students on a Tier 4 Student Visa. Find out more
We advise students to budget for the following in addition to annual tuition fees:
  • Recommended and required reading lists will be provided at the start of your course. All the books and e-books are available from our Library to borrow but you may choose to purchase your own. We recommend £390* as an average annual budget for learning resources if you decide this is for you. *This figure is based on the Department of Work and Pensions course costs allowance 2015
  • The University provides students with a £6 printing credit each academic year which can be topped up either on campus or online.

Andrew Gilliland

I have​ 25 years’ experience at a senior level working in accounting, audit and taxation.

With a passion for training the next generation of aspiring accountants, I believe this degree offers the best combination of academic excellence and accounting expertise

Our students also get the opportunity to claim exemption from some ACCA professional examinations* to kick-start their career(*Subject to validation)


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​​This MBA in Finance course has been designed to meet the specialist needs and requirements of those interested in building a successful career at the highest levels of management, across all sectors and across the world. 
The ability to successfully understand and manage finance is still the distinguishing feature of managerial success in the corporate world.

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"Our MBA programmes have been designed to develop the knowledge and skills necessary for operating in high-level professional business roles in a broad range of organisations."

Professional Work Placements

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A range of careers in Accounting and Taxation, Business Financial and Resource Management, Business Consultancy, Banking, Brokerage and Insurance.

Senior Strategic Management roles in Professional firms, public services and Industry.

Our Campus

We can't help but brag – our campus has everything you need for an amazing student life. There is food, drink and entertainment for you and your friends to enjoy, day and night. You'll have access to our £2.2 million sports and fitness centre and find peace and quiet in the Chapel. 

Our Students’ Union (LTSU) is run by students, for the students so you'll be sure to get the most out of your university life with a range of social activities, clubs and societies whether on campus or in Leeds. 

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Leeds city centre


Home to over 100,000 students, Leeds is regularly voted the UK's best student city thanks to its amazing nightlife, culture and shopping. It's also an internationally recognised centre for learning and offers brilliant graduate job prospects.  

You'll be spoilt for choice when you arrive in Leeds, so we've put together a helpful guide to get you started. 
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96%  of our​ students rate the Library and IT service staff as helpful, friendly and knowledgeable

​​4* World-leading

We have a 4* world-leading rating for some of our research outputs in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014​

Top 25% 

Our Library is i​n the top 25% of UK universities for e-journals

​​Top 15%

​​Top 15% of all UK universities for teaching quality (according to the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016)

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