MSc Accounting and Finance 12 months Postgraduate Program By London South Bank University |Top Universities
Program Duration

12 monthsProgram duration

Tuitionfee

18,090 GBPTuition Fee/year

Scholarship

YesScholarships

Main Subject Area

Accounting and FinanceMain Subject Area

Program overview

Main Subject

Accounting and Finance

Degree

MSc

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

The MSc Accounting and Finance has been designed to provide an academic route to your continuing professional development and enhance your career opportunities. You may also choose to further your academic research.
Join us to extend your professional qualifications. Enhance your ability to think strategically about management and organizational change, within accounting and finance.
Make an investment into your long-term career at one of the best Business Schools in London. Take the opportunity to deepen your knowledge in a specialised field with real-world relevance, all in a multicultural environment which fosters global perspectives and expands your professional network.
This course explores contemporary and specialized approaches in accounting and finance. The ever-changing legal framework in which the financial sector operates, combined with the latest developments in accounting and reporting, call for key practical, theoretical, and empirical issues to be further analysed through further academic research.
You will have access to prestigious resources, such as the Bloomberg computer suite, to analyse company and industry data from companies and organisations across the world.
This qualification is designed for learners who wish to pursue a career in the financial services industry, professional accountancy, banking, and finance or management. Learners will be equipped with the essential skills and knowledge needed to pursue high-level careers in all types of organizations in the public and private sector and within industry and commerce, both in the UK and abroad.
We’re top 3 for research intensity in Accounting and Finance among London Modern Universities (Complete University Guide 2021).

Program overview

Main Subject

Accounting and Finance

Degree

MSc

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

The MSc Accounting and Finance has been designed to provide an academic route to your continuing professional development and enhance your career opportunities. You may also choose to further your academic research.
Join us to extend your professional qualifications. Enhance your ability to think strategically about management and organizational change, within accounting and finance.
Make an investment into your long-term career at one of the best Business Schools in London. Take the opportunity to deepen your knowledge in a specialised field with real-world relevance, all in a multicultural environment which fosters global perspectives and expands your professional network.
This course explores contemporary and specialized approaches in accounting and finance. The ever-changing legal framework in which the financial sector operates, combined with the latest developments in accounting and reporting, call for key practical, theoretical, and empirical issues to be further analysed through further academic research.
You will have access to prestigious resources, such as the Bloomberg computer suite, to analyse company and industry data from companies and organisations across the world.
This qualification is designed for learners who wish to pursue a career in the financial services industry, professional accountancy, banking, and finance or management. Learners will be equipped with the essential skills and knowledge needed to pursue high-level careers in all types of organizations in the public and private sector and within industry and commerce, both in the UK and abroad.
We’re top 3 for research intensity in Accounting and Finance among London Modern Universities (Complete University Guide 2021).

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

2.8+
6.5+
The MSc Accounting and Finance program at London South Bank University (LSBU) is designed for graduates with a strong foundation in business, accounting, or finance, aiming to build upon their existing knowledge and skills to prepare for a career in accounting and finance-related fields.
The program also welcomes applicants from less directly related disciplines with professional qualifications or relevant professional experience, who demonstrate a keen interest and aptitude for the programme.
  • A bachelor's degree in economics with at least a lower second-class honour (2.2) or a related discipline such as finance or business with at least an upper second-class honour (2.1).
  • Graduates holding a bachelor's degree with an upper second-class honour (2.1) in less directly related disciplines, such as engineering, mathematics, or other fields, may also be considered on a case-by-case basis by the course management team.
  • Non-relevant degree holders with at least a 2.2 honours and relevant work experience in financial services will be evaluated individually.
  • Completion of the Fundamental Level (Knowledge and Skills) of the ACCA examinations.
  • Completion of the Operational and Management levels of CIMA examinations.
  • Other relevant professional qualifications, including those obtained overseas.
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Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

12,190 GBP
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International Students

18,090 GBP
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“LSBU empowers our students to be game changers – to develop, not just the knowledge, but the skills and attitude needed for success in work and in life." Professor David Phoenix, the University’s Vice-Chancellor, talks about why LSBU has been named University of the Year for Graduate Employment 2018.

Courses

LSBU has the highest possible rating for the quality of our education, from the independent Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA). Courses are accredited or developed in association with leading professional bodies. 

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Professional, flexible courses linked to industry

The strength of teaching

Teaching at LSBU is in line with the latest industry changes and trends, taught by staff involved in their professions who act as consultants for external enterprises. As a leading provider of fully accredited professional courses and excellent industry links, a qualification from LSBU is recognised across the world.

Industry links

Many employers, including top Fortune 500 companies, send their people to study with LSBU, so you’ll have the opportunity to build strong professional networks. Many of the University’s courses include work placements and we also regularly invite outside experts to give guest lectures.


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