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Depending on your current qualifications and experience, you may be able to study a masters course with ‘advanced standing’.
Entry with 'advanced standing' means that you will receive exemptions against the total credits required for your chosen qualification.
A standard masters course is 180 credits. With advanced standing, you may only need to study 60 or 90 credits, depending on your level of experience and your chosen course.
Please see an overview of our advanced standing routes and exemptions below:
Find out more about the MSc Accounting and Finance (Advanced Standing)
Find out more about the MSc Financial Planning and Business Management
Find out more about the MSc Strategic Business Management (CIMA)
Dependent on your educational qualifications and relevant professional experience.
For full MSc:
Minimum 90 credits
Up to 60 credits
Up to 90 credits
Guidance for Advanced Standing applicants
Find out more about the MSc Place Management and Leadership
*Please note, a fee applies to the APEL per unit.
Applications should be made on the Manchester Metropolitan University standard application at mmu.ac.uk/applicationform indicating 'Advanced Standing' in addition to course title.
Please send completed application forms to firstname.lastname@example.org or send by post to:
Direct Admissions Team Manchester Metropolitan University Business School & Student Hub All Saints Campus Oxford Road Manchester M15 6BH
Our course enquiries team are a great first point of contact and will help you to make sure you have all the information you need. Please get in touch by phone, 0161 247 6969.