Global Financial Services MBA (LONT006)


Coventry University

Global Financial Services MBA


This course runs from 2017/18

Studying in the City of London will allow you to see how one of the most successful financial centres in the world operates on a daily basis. You will have the chance to develop a critical knowledge, conceptual understanding and competence in the fast-moving world of international financial markets. The strong combination of finance topics and core management skills will help take your career to the next level.

Why choose this course? 

This course has your future employability as its focus. By choosing to study at Coventry University London you will benefit from:

  • start dates in October, January and April;
  • a unique experience delivered by an institution with strong foundations in educating business leaders;
  • includes work-related activity and leading lectures from high-profile business figures;
  • no previous work experience required;
  • we will help you to secure future employment by offering essential training in key areas such as CV writing, presentation skills and interview technique;
  • questions conventional wisdoms and replaces them with new and developing perspectives, new patterns of thinking, and new insights;
  • learning and assessment reflect an action learning approach focused upon team work, business simulations and real-world projects, all of which are underpinned by analysis and synthesis;
  • comprehensive immigration, visa advice and student support;
  • an opportunity to obtain a dual qualification - MBA plus CMI Certificate Level 7 Strategic Management and Leadership qualification.

Coventry University London has worked with the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) to map selected modules on this programme to the CMI syllabus. As a result of this, students who pass two specific modules on their way to achieving the full qualification can be awarded the CMI Certificate Level 7 Strategic Management and Leadership*. The CMI is the UK awarding body for management and leadership qualifications. It is the only chartered professional body dedicated to promoting the highest standards in management and leadership excellence. It counts more than 100,000 members and is internationally recognised as the professional body that set the standards in management.


What will I learn? 

The Global Financial Services MBA has been developed to provide graduates with the opportunity to acquire high level expertise in strategic business, and commercial competencies needed for an international context.

MBA Global Financial Services Modules include:

  • Advanced business practice, sustainable strategy – from planning to implementation
  • Leading in a changing world
  • Finance, funding and legislative frameworks for success
  • Marketing in a global age
  • Banking regulation and risk
  • Global financial markets
  • Financial enterprise and social responsibility
  • International accounting perspectives, organisation internship or consulting project 

How will this course be taught? 

•Each module is delivered weekly over a 10 week period. Each weekly delivery consists of a one hour Knowledgecast session, a one hour seminar session and a two hour group activity session;

• Students will be supported by a module coordinator and industry experts;

• Regular consultations during the final project;

• Peer interaction and collaboration via Coventry University’s online learning platform.

How will I be assessed? 

• Through a mixture of seminar and workshop activities, debates, presentations and written assignments, individual and group programme work.

• With all of our assessments our aim is to encourage students to be in a position to demonstrate subject knowledge and develop professional skills such as professional report writing, structuring a logical argument, analysing data or making a compelling presentation.

How will this course enhance my career prospects? 

Students will emerge from our MBA Global Financial Services with well-developed powers of analysis, clear perspectives on strategy and strategic thinking, and highly effective communication and research skills. All of which are demanded by employers in private, public, and third sector organisations around the world.

The Careers, Employability and Enterprise Team helped me to gain an internship in a highly sought after position as a financial analyst in a boutique asset management company. This has led to a full time position at the company and has allowed me to gain international experience analysing and researching the market and company share values in Asia.

Meng Tee Chin, Malaysia


How much does it cost?

Full-time Home and EU: 

  • January 2017 start - £15,250 
  • April 2017 start - £15,250 
  • October 2017 start - £15,500

Included in the fees:

  • Specified core textbooks;
  • Any mandatory UK residential field trips;
  • Any mandatory UK site visits and trips;
  • 1,000 sides of black and white laser prints;

Additional costs not included in the fees:

You may have the opportunity to participate in non-mandatory field trips in the UK and abroad. These visits are not included in the programme fee and prices will vary depending on the location of the trip.

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