Postgraduate programmes in the Birmingham Business School

This online chat event is a great opportunity for applicants and offer holders to ask questions about the Birmingham Business School and how to prepare for your postgraduate course.

Take part in our Live Q&A session with members of staff from the department to find out more about the postgraduate experience at the University of Birmingham between 12:00-14:00.

Birmingham Business School, along with just a handful of the world’s business schools, holds the gold standard of ‘triple-crown’ accreditation from the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), AMBA (Association of MBAs) and EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System).

The Birmingham Business School has been a major player in business education for more than a century. We have an extensive worldwide reach, with many international students studying at the University of Birmingham campus and alumni in countries all across the world. We deliver world-class research and teaching that provides the insight, ambition and skills to shape advanced and sustainable business strategies.

  • Taught masters courses: Our taught courses designed to provide both academic excellence and vocational relevance, ensuring that the skills and experiences you take away with you are valued by employers.
  • MBA: Our internationally-acclaimed MBA courses are constantly ranked in global ranking tables and accredited by leading bodies AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS.
  • Doctoral research degrees: Birmingham Business School is a research-led, multi-disciplinary, international business school. As a research student here you’ll be working and be part of this community with internationally recognised authorities in their fields.

A number of our postgraduate mentors have studied at the Birmingham Business School, and you are welcome to ask them any questions you have about what it’s like to work in the School.

More information about postgraduate masters at the Birmingham Business School

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    Kate is the MSc Recruitment and Admissions Officer for the Birmingham Business School (Live Q&A 12:00-14:00)

Q&A Archive

These were the questions asked during the Postgraduate programmes in the Birmingham Business School live event.

We’ve come to the end of our Q&A session today. Thank you very much to everyone who took part – I hope we managed to be of assistance and provide the information that you were looking for.

We will hold many more of these online chat events over the coming months so please check now and again to see what we’ve got lined up for the future. If you’d like to visit our campus (in real life!), our next Postgraduate Open Day will take place on Saturday 23 November 2019. We also run bespoke campus tours throughout term time and Cafés at which you can meet current students.

Jose asked:

With an undergraduate degree different from Finance and a GPA of 3,22 in a 1 to 5 scale, plus an extensive work experience in financial institution.. Am I suitable to take one of your Finance programmes. For instance, Investment MSc, Financial Mgmt, etc. Thank you

Richard replied:

Hello Jose,

For entry onto the programmes that you have mentioned, we require a bachelors degree that contains some relevant quantitative modules (such as econometrics, statistics, mathematics or physics). Please contact with details of your degree and the institution that you studied at and we will be able to advise you further.

I hope this helps.

Souad Alghamdi asked:

Hello I am looking for PhD acceptance in the finance department my proposal is about ( financial distress in SME in Saudi Arabia compared to India between 1990 to 2015) it will be an honor to be under the supervision of any of the finance department professors, is it possible to get an acceptance?

Kate Henderson replied:

Hello Souad

You can make an application and find out more about our PhD programmes here at Birmingham Business School by visiting this website.

For specific information about our Finance programmes, you can visit this website.

There, you will find guidance on how to make your application, what documentation we need from you, what your proposal should contain etc.

I hope this helps!


Joseph Buah asked:

Msc International accounting and finance

Kate Henderson replied:


You can find more information about our MSc International Accounting and Finance by clicking here

I hope this helps!


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