Master Accounting and Finance - Máster en Contabilidad y Finanzas
Gaining the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) qualification is an important step for students wanting to establish or enhance a career in accounting in public practice, industry or commerce.
Our Professional Accountancy Course has a long standing (40-year) association with the ACCA, and provides for internal assessment of papers F1 to F9 on a paper for paper basis. For more details about the course and how to book your place visit the ACCA Qualification page.
To apply for a Taught Masters postgraduate course at LSBU you need one of the following:
- IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 580 (Paper) or 237 (Computer) or 90 (Internet)
- Licenciado/Título de Ingeniero/Título de Arquitecto, average 6.0-6.9 (old grading system), or 1.5 in new grading system
For Postgraduate Diploma and Masters courses the normal entry qualification is an Honours degree or equivalent. For some Postgraduate Diplomas alternative qualifications are accepted along with relevant work experience. The University considers each application on its merits and is prepared to admit candidates who can demonstrate they have reached the normal entry requirements on the basis of prior experiential learning.
Applicants for this course must also meet the following additional entry requirements.
You must be 18 or over, with two A Levels and three GCSEs or equivalent in five separate subjects, including English and Mathematics.
You may be able to enrol directly for the Professional papers, if you have:
a BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance degree from LSBU (you are exempt from papers F1 to F9)
the AAT qualification (you are exempt from papers F1, F2 and F3)
a relevant degree from another ACCA-accredited institution
any other recognised business or accounting degree
relevant professional experience
There are three compulsory papers:
P1 Governance, Risk and Ethics
P2 Corporate Reporting
P3 Business Analysis
And four optional papers of which two must be selected:
P4 Advanced Financial Management
P5 Advanced Performance Management
P6 Advanced Taxation
P7 Advanced Audit and Assurance
It is expected that these papers will be taken to either establish or enhance a career in accounting in public practice, industry or commerce.
LSBU is committed to supporting you develop your employability and succeed in getting a job after you have graduated. Your qualification will certainly help, but in a competitive market you also need to work on your employability, and on your career search. Our Employability Service will support you in developing your skills, finding a job, interview techniques, work experience or an internship, and will help you assess what you need to do to get the job you want at the end of your course.