Masters study

Our suite of postgraduate programmes spans all areas of business and has been developed in consultation with industry partners and professional accreditation bodies to remain cutting-edge and ensure you stand out from the crowd.

Our Masters programmes

MSc Accounting and Finance

This programme offers you a solid grounding in the fundamentals of financial management, financial accounting, and management accounting and will sharpen your quantitative skills in finance.

12 months

 

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MSc Management

Launch your international business career with our flagship management Masters programme. For recent graduates from any subject background with less than three years’ work experience looking to develop their business knowledge. Tailor your programme with optional modules to match your career aspirations.

 9 or 12 months

MSc Business Analytics

This programme combines core modules in data handling and analysis, alongside modules exploring business problems, providing you with the latest academic thinking and analytical skills to use data to optimise business performance. In Term 3 you will complete a summer project to put your analytical skills to the test to solve a sizeable business problem. 

12 months

MSc/PGDip Human Resource Management

This programme will give you a high-level understanding of contemporary developments in this dynamic sector, whilst developing advanced skills to succeed in the global workplace.

12, 24 or 30 months

MSc Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management

This programme will give you both the theoretical understanding of the latest start-up and tech thinking, as well as the practical skills to navigate a complex future and lead accelerated business growth.

12 months

MSc Marketing

The CIM accredited MSc Marketing draws upon our expertise in the areas of marketing and society, consumer behaviour, services, psychology and branding at the individual level, and more broadly across society.

9 or 12 months

MSc Digital Marketing

You will take a skills based approach to your learning and develop the competencies needed for employment in industry in a digital world. Designed with input from professionals who work in Digital Marketing.
9 or 12 months

MSc International Human Resource Management

This internationally orientated programme is designed for students who want to pursue or enhance their global career in HRM. You will be equipped with the essential theoretical knowledge and practical skills to navigate a range of diverse and complex international contexts.

12 months

MSc International Business

This applied programme has been designed for ambitious students who want to gain practical experience and knowledge of global business contexts. You will receive dedicated support to develop and write a business plan in place of a dissertation. 

12 months

MRes Management

This specialist research programme will provide you with substantive training in a range of research techniques and methods used in the social sciences, and an understanding of their theoretical and philosophical underpinnings.

12 months

MRes Global Political Economy

This cross-disciplinary Masters degree has offerings from management, economics, politics and accounting, with a focus on important contemporary issues such as globalisation, international relations and inequality.

12 or 24 months

Senior Leader Apprenticeship

Our Level 7 Senior Leader Apprenticeship is accredited by the Chartered Manager Institute (CMI) and represents an exciting opportunity to equip you with the academic skills and practical experience to ensure you are capable of high-level leadership roles.

Typically 24 months to include End Point Assessment
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MSc Economics

The most flexible of our programmes will provide you with rigorous training in techniques of economic and econometric analysis enabling you to gain a deeper understanding of contemporary economic issues and the quantitative skills to be able to analyse and make sense of the latest trends.

12 months
MSc Economics and Econometrics

Whilst sharing core modules with the MSc Economics, you will be given a strong foundation in Econometrics topics. If you want to progress into a career involving Econometrics or Economics research this is the programme for you.

12 months

MSc Financial Technology (Fintech)

This programme is ideal for students from a variety of backgrounds with a degree of mathematical / statistical experience, who are looking to launch a career in this exciting industry. In addition to the academic knowledge you will gain, you will develop the practical skills required including coding though our unique ‘Hackathon’ module and a variety of innovative teaching methods.

12 months
MSc Behavioural Economics and Finance

This specialised Masters delves into individual choice, behavioural economics and experimental economics which will take you from the standard models that underpin behavioural sciences, to the current developments in the field.

12 months

MSc Financial Economics 

This programme provides an understanding of economic and financial theory, together with specialist econometric and mathematical techniques. If you are looking to work in the Civil Service, at a leading bank, or a multinational organisation, this programme is for you.

12 months

MSc Money, Banking and Finance 

This programme focuses on the application of advanced economics and finance theories to commercial money markets and banking. If you wish to pursue a career in finance and economics in the international banking sector, this programme is an ideal choice.

12 months

MRes Economics (Pathway to PhD)

This two year programme is ideal for anyone wishing to pursue a PhD in economics or any other related social sciences. We will provide you with substantial training which is split into core training in year one and in year two, you will study advanced topics in microeconomic theory, macroeconomic theory, and empirical economics.

24 months
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MSc Financial Analysis and Fund Management

Our flagship finance programme is ideal for anyone wishing to study advanced financial theory and looking to acquire expertise in investment analysis and fund management with the opportunity to undertake both Level I and II of the CFA exams.

12 months

MSc Finance and Investment

The very first Masters degree in Finance in the UK and is ideal if you are looking to pursue a career in investment analysis or portfolio management. You have the opportunity to gain a qualification from CISI.

9 or 12 months

MSc Finance and Management

This programme is ideal for anyone wanting to start or progress your career in the finance function of an organisation and then move into general management later. You will gain a solid foundation in finance, an overview of the management functions within an organisation and an introduction into the main ideas and functions of international business and marketing.

9 or 12 months

MSc Finance and Marketing

With a range of innovative optional modules and dedicated career pathways within the Chartered Institute of Marketing and the Chartered Banker Institute, you have the opportunity to tailor your studies to match your career aspirations and gain a professional qualification.

9 or 12 months

MSc Financial Technology (Fintech)

This programme is ideal for students from a variety of backgrounds with a degree of mathematical / statistical experience, who are looking to launch a career in this exciting industry. In addition to the academic knowledge you will gain, you will develop the practical skills required including coding though our unique ‘Hackathon’ module and a variety of innovative teaching methods.

12 months

MSc Money, Banking and Finance 

This programme focuses on the application of advanced economics and finance theories to commercial money markets and banking. If you wish to pursue a career in finance and economics in the international banking sector, this programme is an ideal choice. 

12 months
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The Exeter MBA

Accelerate or redirect your career with an internationally accredited MBA programme ranked amongst the world's best in Corporate Knights’ Better World Rankings 2020 and The Economist's Which MBA? Rankings 2021.

12 months

Term dates for January start

2021
Spring Term Monday 11 January - Friday 26 March
Summer Term Monday 26 April - Friday 16 July
Autumn Term Monday 20 September - Friday 5 November

Scholarships

We provide £1 million in postgraduate scholarships. Our prompt payment award worth £1,000 towards the cost of your tuition fee. These will be automatically awarded to students who confirm their place within the deposit deadline outlined in their offer letter.

Scholarships available for 2021 entry

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