North Wales Management School - Wrexham Glyndwr University
100% online MPA Finance

Learn how to lead and succeed in public sector finance. Study the 100% online MPA Finance from the career-focused university

The goal was to grow and we did it
Apply by: 23 August 2021
To begin: 6 September 2021
  • 180 credits
  • 2 years part-time
  • £6,000

Key benefits

  1. 100% online MPA Finance within 24 months
  2. Study anytime, anywhere, on any device
  3. Earn while you learn
  4. £6,000 total fees, option to pay per module
  5. Full academic support

Give yourself the competitive advantage in public sector finance with a 100% online MPA (Master of Public Administration) Finance from North Wales Management School. The MPA Finance has been created for ambitious and forward-thinking finance professionals, team leaders, managers and executives in the public sector who want to move up into more senior and strategic roles.

Learn how to succeed as a public sector finance leader

The MPA Finance programme develops the key knowledge and skills of effective public sector finance leaders, including:

  • Micro and macro economics
  • Public sector financial analytics
  • Public finance and economic analysis
  • Communications skills
  • Policy and strategic implementation
  • Human resource management
  • Ethics
  • Environmental impacts of organisational activity

A uniquely flexible MPA Finance that can be studied from anywhere in the world

The MPA Finance is 100% online and can be studied from anywhere, with no need to visit campus. Its flexible online learning model ensures that it can be studied at any time, meaning that you can fit study around your other life commitments and can avoid taking a costly study break.

The experts in flexible teaching and learning

North Wales Management School has considerable expertise in flexible teaching and learning because more than half of the students at Wrexham Glyndwr University study part-time. This MPA Finance – delivered entirely online – enables you to study at your own speed and on your own terms.

Because there are six starts each year and a start date every eight weeks, you can get started almost straight away. There are flexible payment options to pay just £500 per module and, for those that are eligible, there are UK and EU postgraduate government loans available to cover the full programme cost.

MPA Finance to deliver success in today’s public sector

This MPA Finance is very much sector-led and career-focused, which reflects the culture and capabilities of North Wales Management School and of Wrexham Glyndwr University as a whole. Our deep relationships with major employers have helped shape a Master of Public Administration Finance that is specifically geared towards career enhancement outcomes in a wide range of finance roles across the public sector. It is this approach that has seen us ranked in the top 10 UK universities for employability for part-time students.

Admission requirements

  • You should have or be about to complete an undergraduate degree in any subject with a minimum grade of 2:2 (or equivalent qualification). We will also accept master’s degrees or equivalent.
  • You should have at least two years of work experience.
  • We may also accept applicants who do not have these qualifications based on two or more years of relevant work experience.
  • If you earned your undergraduate degree outside the UK, you should check that it is equivalent to a 2:2.
  • If English isn’t your first language, you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. We accept:
    • IELTS at 6.0 overall, with no individual component below 5.5
      • TOEFL overall minimum 83
      • PTE Academic overall minimum 58
      • Cambridge (CAE & CPE) overall 176
    • A degree qualification taught in English
    • Evidence that you work in a company where English is the first language
    • High school qualifications in English


North Wales Management School online MPA programmes are designed to be affordable. Tuition fees are calculated per eight-week module. You can enrol in and pay for each consecutive session as your studies progress. Payment is accepted through the online student portal and must meet the payment deadline.

Total programme fees £6,000
Per 15-credit module £500


Choose North Wales Management School

  • Top 10 university in UK for employability for UK-based graduates from part-time first degrees (Source: HESA PI E1b 2015/16)
  • 99.1% were in employment or further study 6 months after completing their studies (Source: HESA PI E1b 2015/16)
  • QAA-assured, industry-led programmes, incorporating deep knowledge and expertise of employer partners and tailored to the needs of the modern job market
  • Close links with leading local and regional employers, including Toyota, Kellogg’s, Brother Industries and the BBC
  • Expertise in flexible learning – more than half of our students study part-time
  • Dedicated Student Success team supports you every step of the way – from enrolment right through to graduation
  • International university of many cultures
  • Programmes suitable for a wide range of academic backgrounds
  • 10% fee reduction for graduates of Wrexham Glyndwr University