Taking an MBA is one of the most important decision you will ever make, as is the decision at which school. The Birmingham MBA is a high quality suite of programmes in a variety of flexible formats to meet the needs of those wishing to study either full or part-time. With our history of business education dating back to 1902 plus state-of-the-art facilities we offer a unique environment. Ranked in the FT and Economist, accredited by AMBA and EQUIS, our MBA is internationally acclaimed.
This programme provides an advanced training in economic theory and econometrics, and application of these to achieve a sophisticated understanding of policy issues. It constitutes the taught part of an ESRC-recognised '1+3' programme leading to a PhD degree, reflecting the strength of our diverse research interests.
Environmental and natural resource economists deal every day with the most challenging problems facing mankind: global climatic change, environmental pollution, deforestation, biodiversity loss, water scarcity and food poverty, to name but a few. This programme is aimed at providing you with the skills necessary to understand the fundamental causes of contemporary environmental problems, and to design policies to solve them.
This demanding programme teaches theories and techniques of investments, as well as their real-life application. It is designed for graduates who want to develop a career in investment institutions, or who wish to become investments specialists or managers in other corporate bodies.
This programme encompasses accounting in its international, public and private contexts, corporate financial management, private sector investment and foreign exchange markets. It aims to give you a deep knowledge of the theoretical and empirical literature that provides the background to understanding changes and innovations in accounting and finance.
This programme complements the MSc in Money, Banking and Finance, and, as with that programme, is of particular interest to those wishing to pursue careers in the financial sector. It provides you with an advanced knowledge of the related disciplines of macroeconomics, banking, international finance and financial markets.
This programme, taught jointly by the School of Mathematics and the Department of Economics, provides the skills that will enable technically able graduates (including in mathematics, science and engineering) to apply their quantitative training to financial analysis.
There is a worldwide demand for those trained in the areas of money, banking and finance, which shows no sign of abating. Graduates from this programme hold high-ranking positions in financial centres around the globe. In addition to those aiming for careers in the private sector, it attracts economists currently working in economics, treasury or finance ministries, or in central banks, and graduates preparing for such careers.
Many organisations claim 'our people are our most important asset', and the human resource management function is increasingly significant to business strategy and success. Activities such as recruitment, selection, managing labour relations, training and career development are important to the effectiveness of organisations wherever they are located.