Combine your ACCA with an MA in Finance and Investment§
You will add a whole new dimension to your CV and career by combining the advanced financial skills of an MA in Finance and Investment to your ACCA qualification.
Why an MA in Finance and Investment?
Alongside your ACCA, this MA gives you the best of both worlds. You can grasp the vital accounting skills that underpin financial operations, while gaining the ability to push organisations forward through key financial decisions and strategies.
Combine your ACCA with an MA in as few as 1 extra module and a dissertation^
Key features and benefits:
- Achieve a higher position and salary
- Gain an MA alongside your ACCA qualification
- Set yourself apart in the crowded jobs market
- Match accounting excellence with financial management skills
Stand out as a leader
The MA in Finance and Investment is for those who wish to take their career in finance to leadership level. You will go beyond facts and figures to understand how to succeed in the financial industry.
Boost your career and salary
ACCA accreditation and postgraduate degrees are both recognised signs of excellence around the world. Holding both opens the door to higher positions and salaries by providing a far broader skills set, and by proving your ability and dedication.
The MA in Finance and Investment develops a blend of practical skills and academic excellence designed to help you advance your career. The combined ACCA + MA programme closely reflects the needs of the modern marketplace, so you will develop the skills employers really value.
Minimum entry requirements
- Two A Levels and three GCSEs or equivalent in five separate subjects, including English and Mathematics
Foundations in Accountancy Route (FIA)
- Must be 18 or over
- Students who successfully complete the Diploma in Accounting and Business via Foundations in Accountancy can transfer to the ACCA Qualification and commence their studies at F4 onwards of the ACCA Qualification
- Gain exemptions from ACCA papers F1-F3
Graduate entry route
- Relevant degree holders from ACCA-accredited institutions may be exempt* from up to nine exams within the Knowledge & Skills levels and register directly at the Professional level
- Holders of recognised business and/or accounting degrees may also qualify for exemptions*
*We advise you to check your starting point with ACCA before you enrol on the course.
- January 2015
- 6 – 30 months
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§To complete the MA course students must pass 14 ACCA papers (i.e.: F1–P5). Students may be admitted onto the MA course prior to passing their final three ACCA Papers. SUBSEQUENT TO COMMENCING THE MA COURSE, SHOULD A STUDENT DISCOVER THAT SHE HAS FAILED ANY ACCA PAPERS, SHE WILL NOT BE ENTITLED TO A REFUND OF ANY AMOUNT PAID. FOR THE AVOIDANCE OF DOUBT, FAILURE OF ANY ACCA PAPERS WILL NOT ENTITLE THE STUDENT TO A REFUND OF ANY AMOUNT. The awarding body for the MA course will be one of LSBF's partner universities ; however, awarding bodies are subject to change from time to time. The School's obligations shall be discharged by providing tuition leading to a recognised MA award by a recognised awarding body. The School reserves the right to change the awarding body, and will notify the student as soon as reasonably practicable. In light of this, the student agrees that they shall have no claim based on changes to the awarding bodies. The School reserves the right to offer the MBA/MA portion of the dual programme either online or on campus (depending on availability). For the avoidance of doubt, the decision concerning such availability (whether online or on campus) shall be at the sole discretion of the School. Oracle Capital Group sponsorship programme for the masters' course fees covers the tuition fees only and does not include incidentals such as textbooks and exam entry/assessment fees (£158 per module), dissertation mentoring fees (£250), dissertation submission fees (£250) and final academic board presentation fees (£150), and fees for exemptions and deferrals. Students are responsible for payment of such fees which are mandatory for enrolment and progression on the masters' course.
^This applies to the MA in Finance and Investment (Accounting and Financial Management) course only. This programme is only applicable to UK/EU nationals or applicants with the right to work and live in the UK.
† UK Campuses only