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.

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Key Facts

Level
Postgraduate – Level 7
Credits
180
Mode of Study
Full Time
Duration
16 Months
Fees
UK/EU – £10,500
International – £11,500
Payment Plan
Available
Scholarship
Available
Intakes
February, June, October

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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

  • Core Finance Management

  • Management for Strategic Performance

  • Corporate Reporting for Strategic Business

Term 2

  • UK Taxation for Business and Individuals

  • Audit and Compliance

  • Research Method

Term 3

  • Dissertation

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.

Assessments

Assessment is by completing assignments and meeting the 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 jobs, which the awarding organisation externally verifies.

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

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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.

Full Time Fees£10,500 per year
Full Time Fees£11,500 per year

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Scholarships

The level of competition for scholarships and educational awards is very high. We recommend that you apply for the programme early if you plan to use it for a related prize.

For some of our scholarships, you will need an offer to study the programme to be eligible. Even where it is not a requirement, holding an offer to study can often benefit a funding application.

We are delighted to offer a scholarship covering student’s fees.

Eligible applicants must be nominated by an educational, professional or any other organisation of which they are part. This scholarship is available to both UK, EU and other international students. Potential candidates will be judged on academic, professional and extracurricular performance. An academic board will make final decisions.

Scholarships are available for candidates under the Global Ambassador Scholarship scheme. The total value awarded will be determined by your academic and professional achievements.

Applicants must provide recent financial information. We will consider any circumstances, and please contact us for more details.

Fee Reduction

We are proud to offer our students scholarships to support their tuition fees. T&C Applies

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Employability

The prominent graduate recruiters are substantial multinational accountancy firms. They use large-scale recruitment campaigns to attract the most promising graduates and have high minimum requirements. There are also opportunities in small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that specialise in a particular work or local area. In the UK, a cluster of public sector jobs is available in central London, with others nationwide.

The LSB Experience

Our aim at LSB is to provide students with a high-quality education that is delivered by a team of qualified professionals who have a wealth of industry experience and theoretical knowledge in business management.

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Expert Trainers

Passionate specialists who keep up to date with the latest trends in their field.

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Quality Delivery

Trainers have assessed annually on the quality of their delivery and delegate engagement.

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Practical Training

Theory and practical based training to take back to the office which leads you more.

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Small Class Sizes

No more than 15 people to ensure you get the most from our trainers.

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Consulting

Participate in a diverse range of real-world consulting projects.

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Networking

Develop a lifetime network of well-connected, high-achieving professionals that opens doors.

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Business Skills

Gain essential business skills to support success throughout their entire career.

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Leadership

Define the kind of leaders they want to be as they interact with diverse people and organizations.

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.

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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 Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a prestigious postgraduate qualification that provides an overview of fundamental business principles and practices and is highly valued by top employers.

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Executive MBA

Our Executive MBA is a 24-month part-time programme designed for leaders in a technology-driven world. It will give you a thorough knowledge of essential business disciplines and opportunities to enhance your business skills.

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MSc 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.

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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

There is no application fee.

  • 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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