Combine CIMA with an MBA or MA

Become the candidate that top international employers really need, but rarely find. You can add a globally recognised Master’s degree and highly sought-after leadership skills to your CIMA qualification.

Our expert tutors, complete student support and excellent resources will guide you to CIMA success. You can then advance to studying an MBA or MA, allowing you to quickly enhance your professional profile and gain a valuable competitive advantage.

As someone with specialised accounting skills and advanced industry insight, you will be an invaluable asset to any company. Apply now to add a Master’s degree to your CIMA qualification§.

Get a funded MBA or MA§ with your CIMA course.

Why choose the MBA?

The MBA will hone your strategic accounting techniques, teaching you how to assess business performance at an advanced level. The extra leadership skills you acquire, as well as the qualification itself, will prepare you for a high-ranking, lucrative role.

Combine your CIMA with an MBA in as few as 3 extra modules and a dissertation**

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Why choose the MA?

The MA in Finance and Investment provides a detailed examination of the financial landscape, including investments, corporate finance and international finance. You will leave LSBF with clear insight into the modern business world, two widely respected qualifications and exciting career prospects.

Having achieved your CIMA qualification, you can complete the MA in Finance and Investment and get the competitive edge that will set you apart from traditional students.

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Want to speak to a programme advisor?

Our programme advisors provide one-to-one advice from 9am until 6pm on weekdays, as well as at our Open Days. You can meet an advisor in person at our Holborn campus. Alternatively, you can call us on 0207 823 2303 or fill out the form on the right.

Minimum entry requirements

  • Must be 18 or over
  • Proficiency in English and Mathematics is highly advisable
  • Holders of a relevant degree or professional qualification may qualify for exemptions*

*We advise you to check your starting point with CIMA before you enrol on the course.

Next Intakes

CIMA Standard

  • September 2015


  • 6 – 30 months
Important Information, Terms & Conditions

§To complete the MBA/MA course students must pass all CIMA papers. Students may be admitted onto the MBA/MA course prior to passing their strategic Case Study examination. SUBSEQUENT TO COMMENCING THE MBA/MA COURSE, SHOULD A STUDENT DISCOVER THAT S/HE HAS FAILED ANY CIMA PAPERS, S/HE WILL NOT BE ENTITLED TO A REFUND OF ANY AMOUNT PAID. FOR THE AVOIDANCE OF DOUBT, FAILURE OF ANY CIMA PAPERS WILL NOT ENTITLE THE STUDENT TO A REFUND OF ANY AMOUNT. The awarding body for the MBA/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 MBA/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 MBA Global (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.

For further information please see full Terms & Conditions

Next Start Date:Sep 2015

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