Business and Finance MA (Hons)

Course Overview - Business and Finance MA (Hons)

MA (Hons) Business and Finance at Edinburgh Business School explores the interface between business and finance and the impact financial decision-making can have on business performance and management. It achieved 94% Student Satisfaction in NSS 2019.

This joint degree programme is particularly suited to students who wish to gain a firm grounding in business management coupled with specialist insight into finance and financial operations of businesses and organisations.

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Course Information

Study Mode



4 Years

Start Date



Edinburgh Campus

Course Address
EH14 4AS
United Kingdom

Application Details

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Points of Entry

Year 1, Year 2, Year 3

Entry Requirements

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Scottish Higher

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme


For entry to Year 2: A total of 34 points including at least one of the following: Accountancy, Business, Economics, Maths at Higher Level 5.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)


in a relevant subject (Business/Accountancy/Finance preferred) for entry to Year 1. For entry to Year 2: DDM in relevant subject (Business/Accountancy/Finance preferred).

GCSE/National 4/National 5

It is also a requirement of every applicant to have English and Mathematics at a minimum of National 5 Grade C or GCSE Grade C or 4 (or equivalent)

Scottish Advanced Higher


including at least one of the following: Accountancy, Business, Economics, Maths plus AABB at Higher for entry to Year 2.

Scottish HNC


HNC in a relevant subject with B in graded unit for entry to Year 1. For Year 2 entry: HNC Accounting with A in graded unit.

Scottish HND


For Year 2 entry: HND Accounting with BBB in graded units. For Year 3 entry: HND Accounting with AAA in graded units.

A level



For entry to Year 2: ABB including at least one of the following: Accountancy, Business, Economics or Maths.

T Level

We will consider T Levels as suitable for entry to our degree programmes, however, certain subject requirements may be required for entry to specific programmes. Where this is not evident as part of the T Level studies, we may ask for additional qualifications.

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Fees and funding

Scotland £1,820
England, Northern Ireland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £9,250
EU, International £18,704

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