Today’s business managers need to analyse and interpret financial information and use this to inform business strategy. This course will help you develop this expertise and give you an in-depth understanding of the contemporary issues encountered by financial managers.

MSc in Accounting and Finance provides theoretical understanding and key skills to further your career in a range of finance-related professions. We aim to equip you with essential accounting and finance capabilities, including critical analysis, research and advanced numeracy.

Key Facts

Level
Postgraduate – Level 7
Credits
180
Mode of Study
Blended – Full Time
Duration
16 Months
Fees
£9,500
Payment Plan
Available
Scholarship
Available
Intakes
February, June, October

Learning Outcomes

  • Solve research problems / questions

  • Demonstrate skills in time management

  • Know and apply accounting and finance theory

  • Explain and apply international accounting standards

  • Critically evaluate financial statement information

  • Work with large volumes of numerical data

Modules

Term 1

  • Strategic Planning

  • Finance for Strategic Managers

  • Research for Strategic Development

  • Organisational Behaviour

Term 2

  • International Business Environment

  • International Marketing

  • Strategic Marketing

  • Personal Development for Leadership and Strategic Management

Term 3

  • Dissertation 

Progression Route

Entry Requirements

We accept candidates who have achieved a wide range of credentials, including any post-16 qualification in the UK. Functional, Vocational and other essential skills that are recognised and accepted all around the world. Please get in touch with us to discuss the specific requirements for your country.

  • We usually require a second class honours degree (2:2) or above.
  • Applicants without an honours degree need to show relevant workplace experience.

English Requirements

  • The most commonly accepted evidence of English language ability is IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in all components)
  • Applicants without an IELTS should take an internal test with the LSB admission team.

Fees & Funding

Tuition fees cover the cost of a student’s academic studies. It usually includes teaching costs, registration and examination fees (not repeat or tailing modules, re-sit fees or coursework resubmission). Any costs associated with work placements will be the students’ responsibility.

Fees £9,500 per year

For full details, please contact us.

Assessments

Assessment is by completing assignments and meeting assessment criteria for each of the modules. These assignments are meant to demonstrate your achievement of learning objectives. All units within this qualification are internally assessed via exams and assignments which are externally verified by the awarding organisation.

The assignments submitted by learners must achieve the learning outcomes and meet the standards specified by the assessment criteria for the unit. Learners can achieve pass, merit or distinction grade depending on quality of assignment and questions attempted. To achieve a merit or distinction grade, the learners must demonstrate that they have achieved all the criteria set for these grades.

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Employability

An MBA adds to your existing experience to develop your vocational skills and knowledge, and equip you with a deeper understanding of management and business. Some MBA students will have begun their studies with a clear idea of their next move after the end of the course, while others may be considering a variety of options.

Career Progression

The MSc in Accounting and Finance programme is one of the most popular programmes among those who want to start their own business as an entrepreneur. Graduates also choose from the following career path but not limited.

Senior management consultants look for ways to improve organizational efficiency. In working with clients, these professionals supervise teams, gather information, analyze data, develop solutions to issues, and make recommendations to managers. Senior management consultants must have keen analytical, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills.

Sometimes called investment fund managers, these finance professionals plan, direct, and coordinate investment strategies for funds supplied by individual or institutional investors. Managing funds requires extensive communication with clients, buying and selling securities on a client’s behalf, and monitoring portfolio performance. Investment fund managers must be skilled in strategic development, financial analysis, and research.

Investment bankers work at financial institutions, connecting businesses that need money with investors that provide funds. This process, known as “underwriting,” requires strategy development, the examination of financial information, and extensive communication with clients and investors. These professionals must have keen analytical, interpersonal, and statistical skills.

Financial managers provide guidance to help mitigate weaknesses and risks in an organization’s financial situation. Responsibilities may include creating financial budgets and forecasts, researching competitors, and performing audits. These professionals must be skilled in computer use and research, strategic decision-making, and financial analysis.

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If you are interested in applying we encourage you to visit the School and meet with our recruitment and admissions staff. This is neither a requirement nor expectation if you are planning on applying to the programme.

Related Programmes

At LSB, you will have the chance to study a broad range of subjects. The School offers a unique opportunity to study business alongside other disciplines.

MBA

The Masters of Business Administration is a prestigious postgraduate qualification that provides an overview of fundamental business principles and practices. Top employers highly value it. While MBAs are at the same level of education as any other Masters.

Masters in Human Resource Management

The Masters in Human Resource Management is a 180 credit Ofqual Qualification. The degree provides knowledge and understanding of Managing Relations and Leadership skills and the ability to focus on the requirements of implementing an organisation’s strategy.

Masters in Business Management

The Masters in Business Management is a prestigious postgraduate qualification that provides an overview of fundamental business principles and practices. They are usually studied once after completing your undergraduate degree.

MBA

The Masters of Business Administration is a prestigious postgraduate qualification that provides an overview of fundamental business principles and practices. Top employers highly value it. While MBAs are at the same level of education as any other Masters.

Masters in Human Resource Management

The Masters in Human Resource Management is a 180 credit Ofqual Qualification. The degree provides knowledge and understanding of Managing Relations and Leadership skills and the ability to focus on the requirements of implementing an organisation’s strategy.

Masters in Business Management

The Masters in Business Management is a prestigious postgraduate qualification that provides an overview of fundamental business principles and practices. They are usually studied once after completing your undergraduate degree.

How to Apply

Enrolling at LSB will help you study in a diverse mix of cultures, providing an opportunity to socialise and make friends from nations across the globe. Apply now, and one of our Admission Advisors will be in touch to support you through the process.

You can use the following link to apply for the programme: https://www.lsbuk.com/apply/

  • Personal details

  • Family information

  • Extracurricular activities

  • Global interests and experiences

The application fee is £100.

  • Proof of your academic achievements, including official school transcripts

  • Evidence of English proficiency, i.e: TOEFL/IELTS/ Functional Skills Level 2 (if English is not your native language)

  • GMAT/SAT/ACT scores (optional)

  • One academic reference

  • A Personal Statement as an essay (400–500 words)

  • Scholarship and financial aid application included with the application form

In order to assess your eligibility for the programme, we will review your profile and your expectations from your career. This will be done via an in-person, telephonic or video conversation. In addition, we will mark your English proficiency for the course as well, and advise on further actions to be taken on your part.

Once your application and personal assessment interview are completed, you will receive an admission decision within two weeks. If you have any questions regarding the status of your application, feel free to contact your Admission Advisor.

If you are accepted into the program and have decided to start your studies at London School of Business, you must confirm your place prior to confirmation deadline.

Once we confirm your student status with us, we will be sending out useful information regarding your pre-arrival, and pre-enrolment.  Not only that, we will work alongside to make sure you have a seamless arrival in the UK.

Need Help Choosing A Programme?

Choosing the right programme is an important part of your future success. Our dedicated student counsellors are happy to assist you in choosing the right programme that best suits your professional goals. Please contact us on +44 (0)20 3305 8124 or send us an email to postgraduate@lsbuk.com to discuss your requirements and obtain an application form.

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