About this degree

Become fully exam qualified with ACCA, whilst studying a trailblazing masters degree in Financial Leadership from the University of Kent (which is currently ranked 23rd in The Guardian 2017 University Guide).

This programme has been developed by Pearson Business School, with input from ACCA and global leaders such as IBM and Santander. We combine academic theory with real accountancy projects so you develop the skills to be a financial leader.

Why study with us?

  • Become fully ACCA exam qualified -  Our MSc Financial Leadership incorporates the whole of the ACCA professional stage exams. We provide tuition for each of the professional stage ACCA modules, to help you achieve the best results in your accountancy exams.
  • Develop modern accountancy skills - You’ll also study a set of complementary university modules to top-up to a Masters degree and accelerate your career in finance and accounting. These modules include , predictive analytics, digital decision-making, advanced risk management and innovation.
  • Be taught by professional accountants - All of our accountancy tutors are experienced Chartered Accountants who have worked for sector leading companies such as Deloitte and PwC.
  • Create a degree that suits you! You can choose to study full time of part time and complete the course via classroom training, blended learning or live online tuition.

Meet your tutors

Will Holt, Dean of Pearson Business School and Accounting and Finance Tutor

Will is a Chartered Accountant and has worked in higher education for the past ten years. He qualified at PwC, working in audit and insolvency, before moving on to professional training and higher education. Read full profile

Shahzad Ali, Senior Accounting and Taxation Lecturer

ACCA and ACSI and MSC qualified, Shahzad brings over 8 years of professional and academic experience. His teaching style is clear and methodical, which will help you to approach your exams with confidence. Having held Senior Lecturer positions at several premium financial schools, Shahzad is a widely respected authority on both Taxation and Advance taxation. Read full profile

Charles Day, Accounting Tutor

Charles trained as a Chartered Management Accountant in South Africa. He then moved to London and has worked in various auditing, accounting and management consultant roles (primarily for Deloitte Consulting, specialising in finance systems and processes). He is a qualified Chartered Management Accountant and Certified Public Accountant. This experience is directly related to the areas he teaches – financial accounting, management reporting, and assurance and risk management. Read full profile

Laura Marshall, Accounting Tutor

Before joining Pearson College London, Laura trained as a Chartered Accountant completing the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) ACA qualification whilst working for PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in their London Top Tier Division. During this time, she provided auditing services to a variety of FTSE 100 multinational corporations within the Oil and Gas, Retail and Tobacco industries. Read full profile

Course summary

  • UCAS CODE
    N/A
  • INSTITUTION CODE
    P34
  • LOCATION
    Pearson Business School MidTown or online study
  • COURSE START DATES
    January 2018
  • TUITION FEES
    £10,000 p.a. (FT), £5,000 p.a (PT)
  • MODE OF STUDY
    Full time (FT) and part time (PT)
  • PROGRAMME DURATION
    1 year

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