Master in Accounting

University of Minho - School of Economics and Management

Program Description

Master in Accounting

University of Minho - School of Economics and Management

Justification and Purpose

Accounting is increasingly seen as a scientific domain with great impact both on the social and economic areas. The organization, through Accounting, can get useful and timely information which will help scholars, and practitioners, on their decision making processes. Nonetheless, constant changes in the legislative framework, in the accounting thought and theory development, compel those who have chosen this area of knowledge as a professional activity or as a tool for decision making, to undergo a continuous process of learning.

Holders of our Master degree in Accounting should be highly skilful and competent in Accounting, Auditing and Taxation. This advanced and thorough qualification, will improve their scientific education and professional performance and will help them to evolve as active members within the decision making process in private or public, national or international companies and in dynamic and competitive environments.

In addition, this programme does also envisage to:

  • Acquire in-depth scientific training in Accounting.
  • Develop avanced scientific research in Accounting.
  • Apply some underlying principles to the constitution of an European High Education Area, within the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS), whilst supplying updated flexible curricula.

It is a four-semester-long Master Programme, which corresponds to a total of 120 ECTS. Throughout the 1st year, the expected learning outcomes and the programme coursework, address the needs of graduates from areas such as Accounting, Auditing and Taxation. It also accommodates the needs of recent graduates wishing to be experts in Accounting and, in particular, Chartered Accounting Technicians, Auditors, Accounting Lecturers and Researchers. In the 2nd year of the programme, future holders of this Master Degree should have a full command of the theoretical and practical aspects of their area of specialisation by completing and defending a dissertation, a project or an internship + report (60 ECTS).

Do you intend to strengthen your skills and competences in the fields of Accounting, Auditing or Taxation, and have better prospects of a future career in the labour market? This Master Degree in Accounting is the solution you are looking for!

You may find further information in the Pedagogical Guide of the Master Programme in Accounting

This school offers programs in:
  • Portuguese (Portugal)

Last updated January 15, 2016
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This course is Campus based
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Oct. 2016
4 semesters
Full time
Start date Oct. 2016
Portugal Braga
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