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Business Finance Innovation MA

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Study mode

Part time


2 years

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Finance / Accounting (General) Management Of Change & Innovation Business & Finance

Course type


Course Summary

Accelerate your career by focusing on creativity, leadership and innovation. Delivered with the Leasing Foundation and aimed at those already working in the sector, the course features real work-based projects to enhance your professional practice.


You’ll develop a contemporary overview of the industry, including the key challenges and drivers for change. By identifying, planning and delivering research-led projects, you’ll drive innovation through the ongoing development of your creativity. The final project is a substantial piece of research and analysis, drawing on your learning from previous study blocks, and can take the form of a dissertation, internal strategy document or consultancy project.

Assessment methods

  • Project reports and analyses.
  • Analysing relevant, contemporary case studies.
  • Reflective accounts supported by portfolios demonstrating applied learning in the industry.
  • Contributions to group discussions, including peer feedback, debate, and problem-solving both online and during the residentials.
  • You’ll also be encouraged to experiment with creative ways of presenting your learning and engaging with your mentors, assessors and peers.


The Business Finance Industry
Leadership Strategy and Innovation
Workplace-based Project 1 (B)
Workplace-based Project 1 (A)
Creative Business
Workplace-based Project 2 (B)
Workplace-based Project 2 (A)
MA Project
MA Project

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

We welcome applicants from a range of backgrounds, and encourage you to apply even if you don’t hold conventional higher education entry qualifications. This process is called Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL). Prior learning includes both formal or 'certified' learning (such as training courses not run by universities or colleges) and informal or 'experiential' learning (gained as a result of work experience or self-study).