Likely to benefit those with a career in financial management or working in finance generally.
Most programs are designed around core MBA modules with the option of choosing from a variety of finance-focused electives.
Finance-specific modules may cover corporate governance, credit risk management, derivatives, financial risk management, mergers and acquisitions, history of financial markets, quantitative methods, corporate finance, international finance, investment analysis.
Like all good MBA programs, students will acquire the necessary skills to ask the right questions and understand the answers - its not all about highly complex mathematical problems.
"The International Finance module helped me to understand the financial aspects of international businesses. By discussing current issues and working through real-life case studies, I was able to relate the theory to practical situations in international business."
- MBA (finance) student testimonial, Nottingham University business school.