Finance Dual Programmes
Finance Dual Programmes

Kenneth Sule-Ejeh

United Kingdom
MBA Graduate, Business Analyst, JP Morgan Chase

"Studying at LSBF equipped me with the necessary management and strategic skills that open up more opportunities for promotion."

Finance Dual Programmes

Add invaluable practical skills and a professional qualification to the advanced financial knowledge gained through our online finance degree. Securing an ACCA or CIMA qualification and a finance postgraduate degree will set you apart as someone who really understands the world of finance.


Postgraduate degree + Professional qualification
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Postgraduate degree:  Online – powered by InterActive

CIMA: Online – powered by InterActive


  • On campus.  Students on-campus get free access to online resources powered by InterActive
  • Online – powered by InterActive
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Entry requirements depend on the course chosen. Please refer to degree pages for entry requirements.

Dual Programmes offer a unique opportunity to study your online Master's degree alongside a recognised professional qualification. A pioneering approach to business education, the Dual Programmes offer you an unrivalled blend of academic excellence and tangible workplace skills, giving you a competitive edge and enabling you to excel at senior levels.

At LSBF we're committed to developing programmes that provide students with a combination of theoretical and practical learning. We work closely with our network of corporate and educational partners to ensure that our programmes reflect the needs of modern business and that you graduate with a skill set that modern employers are keen to attract.

You can combine your online finance degree with the ACCA or CIMA professional qualifications- powered by Interactive , adding a professional context to your postgraduate degree. While your finance degree will give you a firm grasp of the core concepts of modern international finance, a professional qualification will develop your practical skills. Completing a Dual Programme will raise your profile with a wide range of employers and help you progress your career to the next level more quickly.

Which Dual Programmes are on offer?

Finance Master’s + ACCA

The global body for professional accountants The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) qualification is a globally recognised qualification and a powerful tool in your career development. The combination of academic excellence and professional expertise will raise your profile with a much wider range of employers. You will be studying your master’s 100% online and you can choose to study your ACCA qualification 100% online or on campus.  The on-campus students have free access to online resources powered by InterActive.

Finance Master’s + CIMA

LSBF is perfectly placed to offer the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) programme alongside your finance degree.Both programmes are powered by Interactive. This Dual Programme route offers a comprehensive financial base of theoretical and practical learning.

CIMA prides itself on the commercial relevance of its syllabus, which is continually enhanced to reflect the latest business developments. The qualification is based on three core pillars of Management Accounting, Business Management and Financial Accounting and is a management-focussed qualification; it complements the academic development of your finance degree.

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“The programme was designed with a global approach and focused on finance in an international environment”

Sumit Ahuja
Equities Derivatives Analyst, Citi Group
MA in Finance and Investment Graduate

“Combining the two courses is more time-efficient and is the best combination for anyone who really wants to make a difference in their field”

Kenneth Sule-Ejeh
Business Analyst, JP Morgan Chase
MBA Graduate
United Kingdom