Master of Business Administration in Finance

Currently, the Government of Ghana is making efforts to diversify the nation’s economy and manage it prudently. Not surprisingly, local and international investors as well as international financial institutions are developing confidence in Ghana’s economy. With the focus of the current administration on sustaining growth and taking Ghana to an upper middle-income status by 2025, there will be a high demand for managerial manpower. Demand for high caliber human resources is expected from all sectors of the economy; including the public service and private sector, in the areas of manufacturing, energy, banking, finance, insurance, leisure, hospitality, tourism, and not-for profit organizations. In anticipation of a growing economy that will create demand for seasoned business and management professionals, this programme is designed to create leaders who will thrive and succeed in complex, cross-functional, and globally diverse environments. MBA in Finance is a two-year programme typically designed for professionals to enhance their knowledge across multiple concepts, applications and focus on innovation as a means of leadership.

The finance courses cover a comprehensive range of topics meant to develop skills and knowledge in applying financial principles to complex financial transactions. The all-inclusive broad-based training in independent thinking, research and development, business planning and development, advocacy, consulting, and nation-building would give All Nations University students a considerable edge in adjusting to the new economy within their future workplace.

Aim of the Programme

The 2 – year MBA Finance programme is designed to offer in-depth understanding of advance financial management, developed around academic and practical application of modern techniques and tools to meet the challenges of the 21st century business. This programme aims to integrates financial policy into a ground strategy keeping organizational purpose and goals in focus. The programme concentrates on contemporary theories regarding valuation of the firm, investment decision processes, dividend policy, asset management and financial strategies and portfolio theory. This would help in developing the student’s intellectual ability with the foundation knowledge in the field finance.

Objectives of the Programme

Students who succeed in completing the MBA (Finance) programme will be able to:

  • Apply the tools used for financial analysis and also in the decision-making processes in corporations, financial institutions and other organizations.
  • Demonstrate ability to apply appropriate innovative effective research techniques to form their own views on the lifelong learning and its application in practice.
  • Develop an understanding of broad range of financial concepts and their application to a range of management and organizational contexts contributing to industry development.
  • Prepare students for executive positions in financial field inculcating professionalism and entrepreneurial qualities.

Admission Requirement

  • A good first degree with at least a 2nd Class Lower division from an accredited institution with business and quantitative background. An applicant without business and quantitative background, must enrol and pass ANU Foundation programme in Finance.
  • In exceptional cases, applicants with 3rd class division who are already employed in programme-related fields and demonstrate capacity to cope with the programme may be considered for admission. Such applicants must write and pass a selection examination and an interview organised by the Graduate School.
  • Applicants with professional qualifications such as a Chartered Accountant and other related fields in good standing may be considered for admission.

Mode of Study

Full time



Career Prospects:

Graduates of this programme are well-prepared to work for:

Commercial Banks

Corporate Finance

Financial Planning

Insurance Companies

Investment Banks

Money Management

Real Estate


The following documents are to be enclosed along with the completed application form;
  • Two passport Size Photographs
  • Copy of Identity Card
  • Evidence of Source of Funding
  • Secondary/High School Certificate
  • Degree Certificate(s)
  • Transcript(s)
  • Proof of National Service
  • Proof of Work Experience
  • Resume/CV
  • Two Letters of Recommendation (One (1) must be Academic)
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Research Proposal (for MPhil Applicants only)