A Career in Financial Management

The modern world requires individuals who can manage money and generate wealth and not simply record monetary transactions — BSc (Hons) Accounting & Finance under the Academic Direction of the London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)!

The world of money — financial management 24 x 7

Saint Martin’s Institute of Higher Education offers Maltese and international students the opportunity to read for the University of London BSc (Hons) Accounting & Finance, under the academic direction of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).

Students benefit from a degree that is designed and developed by a world renowned faculty at the LSE that has a legacy of international research at the world’s number one financial centre, the City of London.

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Successful graduates benefit from;

A degree conferred by the world renowned University of London;
Syllabus structured by faculties of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and examined by examination boards of this world ranked institution;
A true academic MQF/EQF level 6 honours degree;
A balanced syllabus between accounting and finance, providing career progression opportunities in financial management, quality assurance and audit, stock brokering, wealth management, accounting, investment management and financial intermediation.
Exemptions from the first three levels of ACCA with just the Professional Level to sit.
Graduates of the World Renowned University of London


The BSc (Hons) Accounting & Finance is spread over three academic years, covering a total of 180 ECTS, with 60 ECTS for every academic year.

The first year is dedicated to a Diploma in Finance (60 ECTS) that includes the following subjects.

Management and the modern corporation (7.5 ECTS)
Introduction to risk management (7.5 ECTS)
Quantitative methods (7.5 ECTS)
Applied Statistics for Business (7.5 ECTS)
Fundamentals of Banking (7.5 ECTS)
Basics of strategic business analysis and management (7.5 ECTS)
Accounting principles and practice (15 ECTS)

Successful students progress to the MQF/EQF level 6 degree read over two academic years with 120 ECTS;

Introduction to Economics (15 ECTS)
Managerial Economics (15 ECTS)
Corporate Finance (15 ECTS)
Financial Reporting (15 ECTS)
Auditing and Assurance (15 ECTS)
Management Accounting (15 ECTS)
Valuation and Securities Analysis (15 ECTS)
The Law of Business Organisations (15 ECTS)

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Stipends and Maintenance Grants

Students reading for the Diploma and Degree programmes at Saint Martin’s Institute of Higher Education receive stipends and maintenance grants identical to that paid to students who attend at the University of Malta.

For students reading Commerce subjects, they qualify for maintenance grants of €931.74 for the first year and €465.87 for every subsequent year of study. In addition students qualify for €769 per year in stipends divided into 9 equal monthly payments of €85. In total, a student will earn €1700 for the first year of study, and €1235 for each subsequent year (€4170 for the three years).

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Tuition Fees — Easy Payment Scheme

Saint Martin’s Institute of Higher Education has come up with the SMIFlexiPay scheme that allows you to study as a full time student with just €75 per month.

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If you wish to study in the evening whilst you are holding your full time job, you may read for the BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance as an evening student with a staggered monthly payment of €55 per month.

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Tax Rebate up to 70% or €16,000 whichever highest

The Maltese Government, through the GetQualified scheme, allows you to use your own income tax contribution towards your studies. So the net cost of tuition will be just 30% of the actual cost.

Prepare for Your future

Some students are confused on whether to follow an academic degree with Saint Martin’s Institute of Higher Education conferred by the University of London or go straight to a qualification by a professional body, such as ACCA.

The answer is clear.

Go the University of London route if you wish to keep your career options wide open.

ACCA itself offers the opportunity to top up their qualification to a degree at level 6 through Oxford Brookes University over an additional two academic years on top of the ACCA qualification.


We have done everything possible to provide you with the right package that will enable you to develop your skills and competences.

Now, YOUR next step is to make an appointment with our head of department! Request a Meeting (Commerce) or email us on infodesk@stmartins.edu or call on +356 2123 5451