About this degree

By the end of the course you'll be fully exam qualified with ACCA, so this course is designed to develop future leaders in finance.

Are you interested in becoming a financial leader of tomorrow?

The MSc Financial Leadership enables part exam qualified accountants (who have already passed ACCA modules F1-F9) to become fully exam qualified. It will also allow you to gain some of the emerging and contemporary skills required by employers for example, predictive analytics, digital decision-making, advanced risk management and innovation. 

This master’s programme has been developed to offer you more than just technical accounting and finance. It also will help to prepare you to become a financial leader of tomorrow. The MSc Financial Leadership provides you with the contemporary professional and technical skills required to lead in finance teams. You’ll develop a broad set of skills and knowledge required by modern finance professionals in business.

You’ll learn from leading academics and professionals, through industry-led workshops, guest lectures, internships as well as traditional lectures and seminars. This will provide you the perfect balance of academic theory and hands-on experience, to give you a practical grounding in accounting as well as a solid foundation of business knowledge.

Top reasons to choose this degree

  • To become fully exam qualified with one the largest global professional bodies.
  • You will learn real business and leadership skills to complement your accounting expertise including communications, innovation, risk management, analytics and knowledge in emerging business areas.
  • We offer a personalised approach to learning, in order to develop your skills to match your career goals and interest.
  • You'll benefit from a simulated environment which will develop your collaborative, technological and leadership skills working across a range of business functions.
  • You'll graduate career-ready with a masters qualification.

You'll graduate with a degree from the University of Kent. Known as the UK’s European University, the University of Kent is ranked 23rd in The Guardian University Guide 2017, it is also ranked 17th in the UK for research intensity out of 122 multi-faculty universities in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) and has the fifth equal highest score for overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2015, out of 115 multi-faculty institutions. It has also been voted one of the top five universities for teaching in the UK, according to the Times Higher Education (THE).

Course summary

    Pearson Business School MidTown
    £10,000 p.a. (FT)
    Full time (FT) and part time (PT)
    1 year

Validated by


  • Pearson Business School MidTown, 190 High Holborn, London, WC1V 7BH
  • 0203 441 1303
  • info@pearsoncollegelondon.ac.uk