Masters Programs in Accounting and Finance

Compare 35 Masters Programs in Accounting and Finance

Accounting and Finance

Although a bachelor’s degree in accounting can send you well on your way, if you plan on being successful in an accounting and finance career, you may need additional study and certification. A Master in Accounting and Finance can make you competitive in the international market in an increasingly competitive career field.

What is a Master in Accounting and Finance? It is a usually competitive program that focuses on advanced accounting and financial management studies, including international accounting. The course of study can take one to two years to complete, and the requirements for admission and continuation of studies is often quite strict. Since it is a popular and competitive field of study, students who apply must have a bachelor’s degree in a related field and maintain a minimum GPA at most universities.

Earning a master’s degree in accounting and finance offers many advantages to graduate students. It makes students more marketable all over the world. The program usually helps to prepare students for certification exams to earn certificates as a public accountant (CPA) or internal auditor (CIA).

The cost of such a master’s degree differs depending on the institution and length of the program. Students should also take into account additional costs of living on campus versus studying online. Additional certifications may also cost extra. Research your program thoroughly to find out what the costs include.

Graduates of a Master in Accounting and Finance can usually find careers with the government, in business or in consulting. This degree is also useful in academic research related to accounting and finance. For those planning to become accountants, this degree increases marketability for one of the fastest growing job fields, and may even include certification as a CPA or CIA.

Students can often choose to complete their studies on campus or online. Transcripts are usually required along with the application. Some institutions may also require interviews for their programs. For more information, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Masters In Management Accounting And Management Control

EAE Business School
Campus Part time 1 year October 2017 Spain Barcelona Madrid + 1 more

The Master in Management Accounting and Control is a modular structure through two different graduate programs: the Graduate Management Graduate Accounting and Management Control. [+]

Master in Management Accounting and Control

The Master in Management Accounting and Control is a modular structure through two different graduate programs: the Graduate Management Graduate Accounting and Management Control.

When running an organization in today's business ecosystem, with a globalized economy and increasingly competitive, information has become a basic factor in the decision making process. For this process can be developed efficiently is essential that the information that supports capture with total accuracy, the business reality that we face.

The accounts are presented as the best tool to capture all this financial information, and is a basic pillar when planning future strategies of the organization. The manager needs to have accurate and useful information for decision-making, and for that the accounts should be organized so that it is the hub of information and business management. ... [-]


Master in Accounting and Business Advisory Services

Towson University - College of Business & Economics
Campus Full time August 2017 USA Towson

The Master in Accounting and Business Advisory Services is fully accredited by AACSB-International (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), the "gold standard" for business education. [+]

Master in Accounting and Business Advisory Services Why earn an Master in Accounting and Business Advisory Services? Take your career to a new level in one of the fastest growing fields with an M.S. in Accounting and Business Advisory Services, a program offered jointly by Towson University and the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business. Students who enroll in the program have the opportunity to earn a degree from and be alumnus/na of both institutions. Students may take courses at Towson, UB, or online. The M.S. in Accounting and Business Advisory Services is fully accredited by AACSB-International (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), the "gold standard" for business education. If you already hold a bachelor's degree in accounting from another institution, the additional specialized accounting course work will count toward the 150-hour requirement to sit for the Uniform Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam in Maryland and many other states. Students with bachelor’s degrees in other fields are eligible for the program but must complete additional preparatory course work. B.S./M.S. Accelerated Accounting Program If you are a Towson University undergraduate accounting student, you may be eligible to enroll in the B.S./M.S. Accelerated Accounting Program. This 5-year program allows you to not only earn the additional 30 credits to sit for the CPA exam but you will be eligible to earn a master’s degree at the same time. It is the only AACSB accelerated program of its kind offered in Maryland. Accounting majors with a GPA of 3.0 who have scored at least a 400 on the GMAT exam may apply to the M.S. in Accounting and Business Advisory Services program in their junior year. Career Opportunities Graduates find positions as auditors, management accountants, consultants, internal auditors and other high-level roles in the public and private sector. Networking Through meetings with outside speakers, service activities and social activities, Beta Alpha Psi gives you plenty of opportunities to interact with business professionals and assists you in making the right decisions about your career. Beta Alpha Psi is an honorary organization for financial information students and professionals. A Targeted Approach Depending on your academic interests and professional goals, you can tailor the program to fit your needs through a balance of foundational course work and electives. After gaining a solid foundation in accounting and financial management, you can focus in either applied information technology through Towson University or management information systems through University of Baltimore. Convenient late afternoon, evening and summer courses are offered. Learn from Experts Through the joint program, you will have access to talented, diverse and highly experienced faculty from Towson and UB. Faculty members work closely with students to plan a specialized course of study. Learn more about the faculty at Towson and UB. Admission Requirements The minimum requirements for admission to the joint graduate program in Accounting and Business Advisory Services at Towson University and the University of Baltimore are a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university* and a 3.00 minimum undergraduate GPA. (Students not meeting the GPA standard will be considered on an individual basis for a conditional admittance.) Admission to the program will be based on undergraduate academic performance and scores on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). Both schools will use the same admission standards. Degree Requirements Completion of a minimum of 30 units beyond the undergraduate degree of which a minimum of 18 units should be in 600-level courses or above designed primarily for graduate students. (This is an AACSB requirement.) Students may take courses at either institution, but must take a minimum of 12 units sponsored by each institution out of the total 30-unit program. [-]

Master of Management Studies

Duke Kunshan University
Campus Full time 10 months July 2017 China Kunshan

The Master of Management Studies: Duke Kunshan University program offers students the best of two worlds. The core curriculum is delivered in English by The Fuqua School of Business’s top-ranked faculty at both Duke University in Durham, NC, and at Duke Kunshan University in Kunshan, China. In both locations, you’ll enjoy world-class educational facilities and rigorous, engaging business education. [+]

Masters in Accounting and Finance. The Master of Management Studies: Duke Kunshan University program offers students the best of two worlds. The core curriculum is delivered in English by The Fuqua School of Business’s top-ranked faculty at both Duke University in Durham, NC, and at Duke Kunshan University in Kunshan, China. In both locations, you’ll enjoy world-class educational facilities and rigorous, engaging business education. Pursue a Hands-On Business Education with the MMS: Duke Kunshan Program Duke Kunshan University is pioneering a new model of education, training students to rethink the boundaries of global business through active experiential learning for a business education like no other. From our team-based structure, which mimics a collaborative corporate environment, to our instructional design and advanced curriculum, we teach you how to not only thrive in, but also help reinvent, the business world. Both inside and outside of the classroom, the MMS: Duke Kunshan program challenges students to become active thinkers, learners, teammates and leaders. Create the business career you want using the valuable resources a Duke Kunshan University business education has to offer. MMS: Duke Kunshan Academic Courses & Curriculum The business world is booming, and you have 10 months to prepare. Beginning in July each year and running through mid-May, the Master of Management Studies: Duke Kunshan University program is organized into multiple 6- and 2-week terms, with a total of 15 courses. All courses are conducted in English, and Mandarin proficiency is not needed to attend the MMS: Duke Kunshan program. The streamlined MMS: Duke Kunshan curriculum and course structure is designed to immerse you in business as quickly as possible, without sacrificing substance and quality. MMS: Duke Kunshan classes give you the tools, framework and vocabulary you need to enter the world of business with a solid foundation. Our extensive curriculum features quantitatively rigorous courses, as well as thought-provoking classes that challenge you to apply course material to real-world business. This combination of courses challenges students to apply their previous knowledge and strong business education background in order to analytically, creatively and intelligently find solutions to complex problems. Below are descriptions of the courses you will take throughout the MMS: Duke Kunshan program. Please note that the actual course sequence is subject to change from one academic year to the next. Introduction to Financial Accounting Business Communication I Quantitative Business Analysis Fundamentals of Business Economics Introduction to Marketing Analysis Foundations of Capital Markets Principles of Strategy Foundations of Corporate Finance Fundamentals of Market Intelligence Principles of Cost & Managerial Accounting Spreadsheet Modeling & Decision Analysis Foundations of Management & Organizations Fundamentals of Financial Analysis Introduction to Operations & Supply Chain Management Business Communications II Career Exploration Trips & Corporate Visits On career exploration trips, you’ll have the opportunity to visit companies in China to meet with executives and Duke University alumni, and learn about potential employment opportunities. Corporate visits involve on-site meetings with executives, discussing everything from entry-level employment opportunities to in-depth processes and challenges of specific industries and companies. Shanghai is conveniently accessible from Kunshan by high-speed train, so you'll have frequent opportunities to visit this city that is a popular destination for corporate headquarters of multinational companies. MMS: Duke Kunshan Program Admissions Criteria In order to apply for the MMS: Duke Kunshan program, at a minimum, you must have earned or expect to earn a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university by the time the program starts. Students from any academic background can apply. A typical MMS student has less than 2 years’ work experience. If you already have an MBA or equivalent, you are not eligible for the MMS: Duke Kunshan program. If you have more than 2 years of full-time, post-graduate work experience, please contact the admissions office to talk about how your unique situation fits our admissions criteria. All applications are evaluated holistically based on multiple criteria. Outlined below are the ways in which we evaluate the components of applications to determine if students fit our selection criteria. Academic Aptitude & Quantitative Proficiency The MMS: Duke Kunshan academic environment is rigorous, fast-paced and requires strong quantitative and analytical skills. We utilize standardized test scores, transcripts and any applicable work experience to ensure that our admitted students will be successful in the program. The Admissions Committee pays particular attention to the quantitative segment of your test score to ensure that you can handle the rigor of the program. There are no prerequisite courses for the program, but if you do not have a strong quantitative background, we recommend that you take courses such as statistics, calculus or finance. This will provide another measure of your quantitative ability. Professional Experience & Career Potential Our admissions criteria does not indicate a required minimum work experience; however, you should have no more than two years of full-time, post-graduate work experience. We evaluate paid and unpaid work engagements — including volunteer positions, part-time work, student clubs and activities, and internships — to provide insight into your initiative, experience working in a team environment, and other skills that would translate well into potential career paths after the MMS: Duke Kunshan program. Reflect on your experiences and ensure that they are well-represented in your application. How have they helped you mature and develop leadership and teamwork skills? How will they enable you to be an active contributor to the learning environment? How will you leverage your experiences to achieve your career goals? English Proficiency Applicants for whom English is a second language are encouraged to submit a score from an English proficiency test (TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE), but these scores are not required to complete your application. Visit the International Applicants page for further information. [-]

Master of Accountancy

University of Denver | Daniels College of Business
Campus Full time Part time 9 - 36 months March 2017 USA Denver + 1 more

The Master of Accountancy program at the Daniels School of Accountancy provides rigorous training in accounting fundamentals with specialties in business valuation, assurance, taxation or information analytics. [+]

A masters in accounting: calculated success with immeasurable opportunities. Start this Fall. Full-tuition scholarships available. The Master of Accountancy program at the Daniels School of Accountancy provides rigorous training in accounting fundamentals with specialties in business valuation, assurance, taxation or information analytics. Whether your background is in business or liberal arts, customized degree plans ensure graduates have the fundamental business knowledge, practical experience and accounting skills sought by top employers. The best indicator of the program’s strength is the success of our graduates: Nearly 100 percent of our domestic MAcc graduates accept positions within three months of graduation and many of those job offers stem from internships at top accounting firms, such as PricewaterhouseCoopers, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG and Grant Thornton. The success of our students is reflected in our rankings: Daniels is the only business school in Colorado to receive high rankings from BusinessWeek, the Financial Times and U.S. News and World Report. GMAT Waiver Policy The GMAT will be waived if a student has met any of the following requirements: A graduate degree from a regionally accredited school. Passed four parts of the CPA exam. Obtained a bachelor degree in accounting (or business with a major in accounting) from an AACSB accredited university with a GPA of at least 3.25 overall and at least 3.0 in the undergraduate accounting coursework. Earned a minimum of 3.7 in the first eight hours (or first quarter of eight or more hours) taken towards the graduate business certificate in accountancy. If you do not meet one or more of the above conditions, consider enrolling in the School of Accountancy’s GMAT Prep Course to fully prepare for the exam. The ten-session course is offered quarterly with discounted pricing available for prospective School of Accountancy students. For information on the next available course, find a GMAT Prep Course or contact Jodye Whitesell. To have your GMAT or GRE scores reported to Daniels, please use the following codes: GMAT code is MZR-GT-82 and the GRE code is 4842. School of Accountancy awards do not require GMAT. Program At-A-Glance Program Curriculum - A 9–36-month, full or part-time, 40 quarter hour credit program with maximum flexibility. The required Accounting Core is four courses (16 credits), leaving you 24 credits to either build a broad foundation or develop a specialty in an area of interest like assurance, business valuation, IT or taxation. GMAT/GRE - Requirement varies. Not needed for those who majored in accounting at an AACSB school with a high GPA. Program Start Dates - September and March. Tuition - $1,258 per credit hour plus program fees. Financial Aid - Full-tuition scholarships available from the Daniels College of Business in cooperation with the School of Accountancy . Merit- and need-based scholarships awarded by Daniels College of Business. Additional funding available from the School of Accountancy. Government student loans, private loans and GI benefits available. Application Deadlines - Four rounds of admission deadlines for fall entry and three rounds for spring entry. Daniels provides a great environment in which to learn and grow. The small class sizes and hands-on learning holds you accountable to yourself and your peers, while ensuring that you’ll walk away with the hard and soft skills needed to succeed. Finally, the support of the Daniels community is second to none. Alumni, faculty and staff come together to celebrate your success and collectively work toward improving the student experience. - Rachelle Barrett, MACC 2008 | Manager, Assurance Services at Ernst & Young, LLP Points of Pride for the Daniels School of Accountancy Recruiters’ choice: We’re a preferred hiring school for all international, national and local accounting firms, given our commitment to rigorous academics, business ethics and hands-on experience. Customized curriculum: Whether you come from a humanities or a business background, faculty advisors will design a degree plan just for you. If you have a non-business bachelor’s degree, you will start the MAcc with additional preparatory course work. State-of-the-art technology: Our courses on sophisticated enterprise software and databases ensure you have the technological literacy demanded by today’s marketplace. Engaged faculty: Our faculty and staff are readily available to provide academic advising and career counseling. With a faculty/student ratio of 1:18, professors become mentors who take a genuine interest in your success. High CPA scores: Daniels MAcc students report the highest CPA scores on all sections of the exam in Colorado. Long History: We were the third School of Accountancy established in the United States. Accreditation: We are one of 181 accounting schools in the world that is AACSB accredited. Courses & Electives Acquire strong accounting research skills needed to pass the CPA exam and attract top recruiters. Learn how to work effectively with cross-functional teams. Master sophisticated enterprise software and database applications. Gain elective expertise in either assurance, valuation, taxation or IT. Develop an ethical framework to make complex decisions, address the needs of diverse stakeholders and lead in today’s interrelated business world. Concentrations, Dual Degrees & Certificates The School of Accountancy offers unique opportunities for MAcc students to simultaneously earn two master-level degrees or to pursue an MBA with an accounting concentration. Experiential Learning Learning at Daniels gets you out of the classroom and into the field interacting with business leaders, solving real business problems and using your business skills when the stakes are real. You'll emerge from Daniels business sharp, field tested and ready to lead—adaptable to new situations and well-versed in both big-picture strategic thinking and cross-functional intricacies. International Student Resources At Daniels we are dedicated to creating an environment of inclusive excellence for all of our students. Our Master of Accountancy program has the second highest number of international alumni working at KPMG in China out of all U.S. schools. Our International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) department works closely with our graduate students to help make the most of their OPT and CPT time. We offer flexibility in our Master of Accountancy program that can enable you to maximize your stay in the U.S. This program has quarterly networking events with international alumni and current international students to discuss important topics such as the process of assimilation and learning about American culture in the workplace. [-]

International Master in Finance

EADA - Escuela de Alta Dirección y Administración
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain Barcelona

The objective of the International Masters at EADA is to give participants "professional competitive advantage" by focusing on three fundamental areas. [+]

International Master in Finance

Diploma: Students who successfully complete the programme will receive two diplomas:

 

- EADA Diploma: International Master in Finance

- Official University Master. Those students in possession of an official university diploma, or with an equivalent official diploma that allows access to post-graduate studies in the country of your university studies, will be awarded an Official University Master in Business Management by Universitat de VIC, our university partner.

This official university diploma is adapted to the European Higher Education Area in accordance with the Bologna Process, and is worth 60 ECTS credits.... [-]


Master of Accounting & Finance (MAccFin)

HELP University
Campus Full time October 2017 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

The MAF aims to provide the theoretical framework and skills which accountants and financial managers need in order to cope with an increasingly complex and global accountancy environment. [+]

Professional accountants are increasingly being appointed to helm large corporations in a rapidly challenging and highly dynamic business environment in both the private and public sectors. With a clear mandate from government and industry regulators to enhance business performance, accountants have taken up key positions in the corporate world, expanding their expertise into other service industries such as in ICT, transportation and aviation and many other areas. The MAF aims to provide the theoretical framework and skills which accountants and financial managers need in order to cope with an increasingly complex and global accountancy environment. The programme provides an advanced study of accounting and financial management enabling accounting and finance graduates to extend their academic training to the frontiers of professional knowledge and also enabling professionally qualified accountants to take stock of, and enhance, what they have learnt in practice. Qualifying candidates with the MAF may be acceptable for up to two (2) exemptions for the CPA Australia professional examinations; students are advised to confirm the status of this CPA exemption when they register for the course. Subject Listing Introductory Case & Research Methodology (non-credit subject) Core Subjects (8 units) Fundamentals of Accounting Financial Accounting and Reporting Accounting Principles and Theory Management Accounting Financial Management Fundamentals of Business Law Business Economics Information Processes, Controls and Communication Accounting and Management Electives Management Theory & Practice Corporate Governance and Accountability Other Electives – available when subject(s) offered Advanced Auditing & Assurance Contemporary Accounting Issues Facing Business Assessment: Exam (50%) + 2 Assignments (50%) Entry Requirements A Bachelor degree from a recognized University preferably with adequate industry experience, or such other relevant qualification as may be approved, in alignment with the Ministry of Higher Education guidelines, by the ELM Academic Board. [-]

Master in Accounting

A. B. Freeman School of Business
Campus Full time September 2017 USA New Orleans

Success in the accounting profession entails more than just accounting expertise. It requires uncompromising ethics, analytical thinking, awareness of cultural nuances, and effective communication. [+]

Masters in Accounting and Finance. Master of Accounting Success in the accounting profession entails more than just accounting expertise. It requires uncompromising ethics, analytical thinking, awareness of cultural nuances, and effective communication. The Tulane Masters of Accounting (MACCT) program prepares students on all these fronts and provides them with a head start to become leaders in the accounting profession. The MACCT program's core courses provide academic rigor in auditing, financial accounting, managerial accounting and taxation. The program's flexible structure gives students the option of adding a concentration in Finance, Energy or Taxation and to complete their coursework over 2 or 3 semesters. Additionally, if the student desires, the MACCT course offerings can enable a student to sit for the CPA exam. We develop analytical thinking skills in our students through experiential learning in all our courses – Socratic discussions, case studies, group projects are all part of the coursework. Ethical issues in accounting are also woven into class discussions. Tulane MACCT program boasts a world-class faculty who are exceptional teachers and active researchers. Our faculty have hands-on industry experience (e.g. investment banking, revenue authority, private tax practice, and expert testimony for litigation) which they integrate in the classroom. A business communications course and assignments in other courses further develop students' written and oral communication skills. Tulane's diverse student population mimics the global business environment with students from various cultural, linguistic and business backgrounds coming together to learn both from our first-class faculty and each other. The program's small size also provides students with the opportunity to work closely with our faculty and develop meaningful relationships with fellow students. Professional staff from the career management center (CMC) provide students with career education programs and counselling that respond to the current market and help students develop and manage their career. Services offered by the CMC include individual career coaching, assistance in developing effective cover letters and resumes, mock interviews, workshops on exploring and navigating the job market, etc. Ardent competition for Tulane MACCT students means that MACCT graduates are very successful in pursuing careers with the major public accounting firms as well as private industry. Curriculum Prerequisites (must be completed prior to beginning the program) Financial Accounting (Freeman School ACCN 2010 or 6010 or equivalent) Managerial or Cost Accounting (Freeman School ACCN 3010 or 6020 or equivalent) Intermediate Accounting I & II (Freeman School ACCN 3100 & 4110 or equivalent); or three semester hours of graduate intermediate accounting. MACCT Core Courses (18 credits) Ethics in Accounting and Finance Auditing Advanced Financial Accounting Advanced Managerial Accounting Business Law Taxation of Legal Entities MACCT Electives (12 credits) Accounting Information Systems Alternative Financial Accounting Frameworks Energy Accounting Financial Statement Analysis Forensic Accounting Government and Not-For-Profit Accounting Research in Taxation Taxation of Individuals Taxation of Partnerships and S Corporations Tax Planning for Corporate Decision Making Core Courses in the Risk Option (see below) Students who have an accounting undergraduate degree may be eligible to take the MACCT Risk Option with the following core courses: Core Courses (12 credits) Advanced Auditing Accounting Research Accounting for Business and Financial Risk Accounting and Controls for Operations Risk The remaining 18 credits are electives; nine elective credits should consist of graduate coursework related to a specific business discipline or industry (e.g., finance, taxation, energy, entrepreneurship). Each MACCT student will meet with a faculty adviser to develop a curriculum that is tailored to their interests and goals. Joint Degree (BSM/MACCT) Benefits Whereas most joint degree programs are comprised of two graduate degrees, at Tulane, our BSM-MAACT is an undergraduate and graduate degree that offers considerable advantages: Opportunities for full-time, paid, busy-season internship in the city and state where you ultimately want to work (counts for 3 hours of academic credit toward the 30 required for graduation). The same undergraduate financial package extends to the fifth year of study. Greater flexibility in fulfilling undergraduate requirements. An undergraduate degree in accounting is not required; in fact, employers report that they appreciate the diverse backgrounds that Tulane alumni bring to their operations. A streamlined recruitment process. Apply for the positions that interest you, interview with the respective firms when they come to campus to meet you in person, and then travel to the city where you plan to live for final interviews. Special Considerations for International Students International students have access to the same amenities and services we offer domestic students, as well as some tailored to the international student experience* Interview Preparation & Recruitment During our recruitment events, multi-national accounting firms interview international MACCT students for positions in their native countries. The Career Management Center offers workshops specifically geared toward international MACCT students. [-]

Master in Finance

East London University
Campus Full time 2 years February 2017 South Africa East London

In the era of new business, the formula for success demands more than clicking through spreadsheets or grabbing headlines from stock-market tickers. Here at the East London University, our greatest insights are born from a hands-on understanding of how finance can improve people's lives. We invite you to roll up your sleeves — and get down to business. [+]

In the era of new business, the formula for success demands more than clicking through spreadsheets or grabbing headlines from stock-market tickers. Here at the East London University, our greatest insights are born from a hands-on understanding of how finance can improve people's lives. We invite you to roll up your sleeves — and get down to business. This Postgraduate Master program will prepare you for a position in the Finance field (Analyst, Quant, Risk Management, etc.). The Master in Finance affords up-to-the minute knowledge in the most innovative areas of finance, including geopolitics, behavioral finance, risk governance, and Islamic finance. The master will also equip you with a practical and applied knowledge, as well as the additional values you will need to succeed as a financier. The master combines the academic rigor of the analysis tools with the experience of seasoned professionals. Our immersive, MS in Finance program will equip you with the foundational skills to: Identify, evaluate, and implement capital budgeting processes to maximize shareholder value Assess financial risk and proficiency, especially when future payoffs are uncertain Understand and implement asset allocation strategies and risk management procedures Leverage cutting-edge finance techniques and the resources that support them Program objectives This full-time program will put you to work with real world group projects and hands-on assignments revolving around the following 3 areas of expertise.: Financial modeling (including capital budgeting, basic statistics, and forecasting) Financial accounting and the principles underlying financial accounting and use of accounting information for decision-making Financial Markets: financial derivative securities covering options, forwards, futures, and OTC derivatives Program This 2-year Postgraduate Master’s Degree grants 120 ECTS credits distributed in 4 semesters of 15 weeks each: 96 mandatory ECTS credits (including 18 ECTS credits granted upon completion of a mandatory professional internship and 12 ECTS credits for the Master’s Thesis at the end of the program) and 24 elective ECTS credits chosen a catalog of 48 elective ECTS total. Students will have to decide between 2 minors: Financial Accounting: provides students with a thorough understanding of corporate financial accounting and reporting. This information is widely used in making investment decisions, corporate and managerial performance assessment, and valuation of firms. Students perform economics-based analysis of accounting information from the viewpoint of the users of accounting information (senior managers) rather than the preparer (the accountant). Financial Markets: gives students ideas, methods, and institutions that permit human society to manage risks and foster enterprise. Introduction to risk management and behavioral finance principles to understand the functioning of securities, options, forwards, futures, OTC derivatives as well as insurance, and banking industries. In addition to finance courses, students have the option to prepare for CFA Charter Level I, a highly respected international qualification within the finance industry. Curriculum Semesters 1 & 2 Financial Accounting Corporate finance Financial statement analysis Macro economy Financial markets Mandatory internship Semester 3 Fixed income Investment Theory Microeconomics Financial Accounting Minor Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Statement of Cash Flow and Principles of Accrual Accounting Financial Statement Analysis Financial Markets Minor Stock Market, Portfolio Diversification and Supporting Financial Institutions Insurance and banking industries - Risk and Financial Crises Semester 4 Financial statistics Quantitative financial economics International finance Financial Accounting Minor Time Value of Money, Long-Term Debt and Deferred Taxes Investments, Business Combinations and Financial Decision-Making Financial Markets Minor Options Markets Exchanges, Brokers, Dealers, Clearinghouses Master thesis Thesis Our world-class faculty members don't just teach traditional finance. They challenge you to use creativity, critical thinking, and ethical leadership to make organizations better. Understand the macro challenges that impact our world at the micro level. We invite you to join us. Technological advances and economic and political events have greatly influenced the financial industry in recent years. As the marketplace becomes increasingly complex, financial managers and analysts need an in-depth understanding of how to maximize global diversification of financial portfolios, shareholder value, and return on financial assets while managing the risk exposure to interest rate, exchange rate, and commodity fluctuation. A master’s degree in finance can help equip you with the skills you need to meet the demands of today’s marketplace. [-]

Master In Finance, Accounting And Insurance

University of Warsaw, Faculty of Management
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Poland Warsaw

Studies on the "Finance, Accounting and Insurance" are designed for people who have a bachelor's, master's or equivalent in each direction.The second cycle complement the knowledge gained at the undergraduate level [+]

Master in Finance, Accounting and Insurance

Finance, Accounting and Insurance Studies Master of Finance, Accounting and Insurance Full-time (daily) - the limit of 200 Duration: 2 years - 4 semesters

Studies on the "Finance, Accounting and Insurance" are designed for people who have a bachelor's, master's or equivalent in each direction. The second cycle complement the knowledge gained at the undergraduate degree in finance and accounting as well as increased knowledge directional by selecting one of two specializations: "Finance and accounting business " and "Management of Financial Institutions ". Specialization is selected during the first semester of study, specialization classes start from the second semester of study. Specialty will be launched in the report on it at least 50 candidates. After passing the exams exchange, writing a thesis and passing the exam students are awarded a Master's Degree of Finance, Accounting and Insurance. Broad international cooperation of the Faculty of Management with over 60 European universities under the Erasmus program and with many universities in the U.S. and Asia, allows students to download the study at foreign universities. Faculty of Management applied by the European Credit Transfer System (European Credit Transfer System, ECTS). Studies on the "Finance, Accounting and Insurance" to develop a full profile of professional qualifications in finance, accounting and insurance. This knowledge is to be generic, firmly rooted in contemporary theories of the functioning of the financial market and the international accounting standards.At the same time, achieved qualifications, which include learning outcomes achieved are the basis for not only the activity of a test, but also offer the opportunity to actively participate in economic practice. Without any effort on education in this area is difficult to imagine a rational behavior of economic agents in the era of globalization, integration and computerization. These processes require because on the one hand understanding of financial flows and their standardization, and other ways to hedge against potential economic perturbations. Polish company became the international competition must have managers and employees who are able to optimally combine various solutions in the area of ​​monitoring costs, and risk management.Only complete profile of education, including accounting, finance companies and financial institutions, the functioning of the financial market makes it possible to improve operating efficiency and thus competitiveness in the international market. The proposed direction is also consistent with the educational standards adopted by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, which in the best schools in the western world - both American and European. At the same time, the selected directional effects are consistent with the requirements of candidates for statutory auditors.... [-]


Master in Accounting and Finance: Business Administration

Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Venice

This Second Cycle Degree Programme produces experts in accounting data, planning management control systems, setting out finance strategies and auditing business risk. [+]

This graduate programme produces experts in accounting data, planning management control systems, setting out finance strategies and auditing business risk. It offers any necessary effective grounding in order to operate within companies and local authorities in positions related to corporate accounting, finance and management control. The Business Administration curriculum is fully taught in English. This degree programme offers the possibility to get a double/joint degree with other European Universities. - Double Degree with Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris-Europe (France). At the end of their study programme students can be awarded with a double degree : Laurea Magistrale in Amministrazione, finanza e controllo of Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia and Master in Management of ESCP-Europe. Access to the programme Restricted. Places available are 270 (180 for the Administrative Consultancy curriculum and 90 for the Business Administration curriculum). Admission to the programme is subjected to the evaluation of the minimum curricular requirements and personal preparation. Moreover, certified knowledge of the English language at least at B2 level is required. Admission requirements To be admitted to this Second Cycle Degree Programme students must possess a proper individual educational background and the minimum curricular requirements. Occupational profiles This Second Cycle Degree Programme offers any necessary effective grounding to operate within companies and local authorities, holding positions related to corporate accounting and finance including management control. Furthermore, graduates may be employed at consulting companies and work on a self-employed basis. [-]

2-year Master in Finance and Accounting

Kozminski University
Campus Full time Part time 2 years October 2017 Poland Warsaw + 1 more

The MSc program prepares students for active careers in international, multicultural business environment. [+]

Masters in Accounting and Finance. The Master's in Finance and Accounting program is designed in close cooperation with practitioners - representatives of companies and financial institutions. It Delivers in-depth specialized knowledge and develops skills of analyzing complex business problems through combining financial and accounting information with knowledge from other areas. Students will get knowledge about advanced financial tools and techniques and develop skills of their application through workshops and real life case studies. Through the program students will be able to develop data gathering and analyses skills, communication skills and ability to use IT tools effectively. If you want to know more about our Finance and Accounting program, we've got a great opportunity for you! The coordinator of the F&A program, Dr Pawel Mielcarz (PhD) is organizing a series of webinars aimed at answering the questions of the prospective students regarding the contents of the program. To join the web-conference please send a request to webinar@kozminski.edu.pl and you will receive a link to access the meeting. Of course you can share it with everyone interested in starting Finance and Accounting degree at Kozminski University. Feel free to join and ask questions, we’ll be there for you! The dates (Central-European Time) of the webinars are given below. 02/24/2016 – 3.30 pm 03/16/2016 – 5.15 pm 04/07/2016 – 5.00 pm 05/10/2016 – 3.00 pm 06/03/2016 – 3.00 pm 06/30/2016 – 4.00 pm 07/15/2016 – 4.00 pm 07/26/2016 – 4.00 pm 08/08/2016 – 4.00 pm 08/22/2016 – 4.00 pm 09/05/2016 – 4.00 pm 09/19/2016 – 4.00 pm Check our Double Degree Master in Finance and Accounting with the University of Porto! http://www.kozminski.edu.pl/porto/ The program of MSc studies is addressed to candidates who bind their professional future with accounting in the broad sense and selected discipline of finance, in which they want to specialize. Knowledge, skills and attitudes offered by the program enable effective functioning both in disciplines connected and not connected with business, during work for somebody and by oneself. AVAILABLE SPECIALIZATIONS: - Corporate Finance - Corporate Reporting and Accounting - International Anti-Money Laundering WHAT YOU CAN GAIN FROM YOUR STUDIES: - Advanced knowledge of financial management, investment, and banking, based on case studies and active learning. - Skill improvement with analysis, investment planning, financial problem solving, and consulting. - Hands-on knowledge of global accounting standards and practices. - Skills in consulting, effective communication, and work as part of international teams. - Economic mechanisms at the micro- and macro- economic level - Proper functioning of an enterprise and financial institutions in a free market economy - Assessment of the current and future financial conditions of an organization - Market position and business entities - Laws and their relation to business practice - Professional and ethical standards used in solving problems in finance and accounting - Principles and accounting standards, both in domestic and foreign and international accounting operations - Preparing and interpreting financial statements and formulating useful conclusions based on them - Design of efficient accounting systems, assessing the effectiveness of the accounting systems used in a variety of entities - Implement ways to improve the financial condition of each entity, its restructuring and rehabilitation - Making the right choice out of the most favorable sources of financing - Identify risks in business, its measurement and management CAREER OPPORTUNITIES FOR GRADUATES - WHOM YOU CAN BECOME: - A specialist in finance, financial analyst, or manager in organizations dealing with financial services (banks, insurers, mutual funds, broker services), international corporations or the public sector. - A controller, an accountant, an auditor, or an accounting specialist in a related field (professions that have proven to be resistant to the financial crisis). The program prepares its participants for work in both the private and public sectors. - A specialist in any department of a company related to finance and accounting - A specialist in Anti-Money Laundering and compliance departments of international banks Fees Tuition per semester: 8900 PLN (full time), 7100 PLN (part time) Admission fee: 750 PLN paid in full ADMISSION DEADLINE: EU citizens 15 September, non-EU citizens 1 August. [-]

Master of Management: International Accounting and Finance

University of Windsor
Campus Full time 16 months September 2017 Canada Windsor

Investing in your education with the Master of Management - International Accounting and Finance, will provide you with thorough business knowledge that will serve as a foundation throughout your career. [+]

Program Overview Investing in your education with the Master of Management - International Accounting and Finance, will provide you with thorough business knowledge that will serve as a foundation throughout your career. This program will help you to become a professional and leader in the international business world. The course based Master of Management - International Accounting and Financing will prepare you for a leadership position within the accounting or nance industry in Canada or abroad. You will study and live in Canada for 16 months. This program includes 12 prescribed courses completed over 4 academic terms. The International Accounting and Finance specialization has two intakes (September and January). In addition to your academic studies, students also participate in the Master of Management Employment Program. Facilitated jointly by the Odette Career and Placement Services and the Centre for Executive and Professional Education, the program guides students towards the development of their Career Portfolio and builds the skills necessary to obtain employment upon graduation. Intakes: September and January Course offerings The Master of Management classes will be conducted over four terms with students taking three courses at a time. Here is a list of tentative prescribed course offerings: Accounting Concepts and Techniques Finance in a Global Perspective Managing Employees Marketing International Business Quantitative Studies International Financial Reporting International Financial Management Business Strategy Consolidated Financial Statements Accounting Systems Control & Auditing Corporate Governance All Master of Management students participate in a Business Communications Workshop on campus during their first term of coursework. This is a valuable opportunity to develop communication and presentation skills in preparation for your graduate classes and professional life. The workshop is mandatory and will not interfere with class time. Students who take the Business Communication Workshop receive a certificate of successful completion. Prior to the start of the academic program, you may be required to attend six weeks (July-August or October-November) of intensive English language training known as the English and Academic Program Preparation (EAPP). Admission requirements Four-year bachelor-level degree (or equivalent) in an acceptable discipline from an academic institution approved by the University of Windsor The equivalent of a 70% average or higher in undergraduate studies (when converted to University of Windsor standards) Demonstrated English proficiency by meeting or exceeding 7.0 score in the IELTS test or a TOEFL-ibt score of 100 Two supportive letters of reference (at least one from an academic source) on official letterhead Enrollment is limited. Preference will be given to candidates who exceed the above minimum requirements. *English programs are available for those who require additional language training prior to entry into the academic program or have received lower than the required score. Other Admission requirements Other application details that will need to be completed are: Completed application form Application fee (payable at the time of application) Statement of Purpose describing your intent to study (approximately one page in length) Current Resume [-]

Master of Accounting

Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University
Campus Full time 2 semesters August 2017 USA Columbus

Today's accountant is expected to know more and do more than ever before. To be successful, accountants must demonstrate critical and analytical thinking, teamwork, leadership, and be effective communicators. Fisher's MAcc program gives you the tools and training to get you there. [+]

Masters in Accounting and Finance. Located in Columbus, Ohio, the Master of Accounting (MAcc) program at Fisher College of Business is ranked 14th in the nation. At Fisher, you will find a unique combination of benefits that separates the Fisher MAcc from the pack: Dedicated support from your MAcc career management team. In 2014, average starting salaries were over $51,000, with salaries ranging from $40,000 up to $75,000. A curriculum tailored to your interests. With almost 80% of your curriculum consisting of electives, you choose the best preparation for your career path. Fisher’s intentionally small size, which helps you build deeper relationships and a stronger network with fellow students, alumni, faculty and staff. This unique combination sets the Fisher MBA apart and enables our students to find the career success they desire. We’d love to chat more about your career aspirations and how a Fisher MAcc might help you reach them. Fill out the form to the right to join our mailing list and learn more about Fisher’s MAcc program. [-]

Master of Islamic Finance and Banking

Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)
Campus Full time 16 months September 2017 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

This programme of Master in Islamic Banking and Finance aims to produce graduates that are competent, possessing both in depth knowledge and a wide range of skills in Islamic Finance, banking and investment, making them capable of meeting the growing needs of industry, research and education in Malaysia and worldwide. [+]

Master of Islamic Banking and Finance This programme of Master in Islamic Banking and Finance aims to produce graduates that are competent, possessing both in depth knowledge and a wide range of skills in Islamic Finance, banking and investment, making them capable of meeting the growing needs of industry, research and education in Malaysia and worldwide. This programme is also to support the vision and ambition of the government of Malaysia to make Malaysia a centre of innovation and excellence in the Islamic financial world. Admission Requirements Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as acceptable by the Senate; OR Bachelor’s degree or equivalent but for CGPA below 2.50; can be accepted provided that the candidates must have 5 years working experience in relevant field. Graduates of equivalent qualifications who have several years of relevant industry experience. Evidence of satisfactory English language skills is required for candidates where English is not their first language, such as IELTS 6.0 or above or TOEFL 550 or above. Who should attend This programme is specifically designed to produce professionals equipped with expertise in both the conventional finance and Shariah for a career in the banking services or investment as well as any Islamic financial institutions. It is also for those executives and managers desiring specialisation in Islamic banking and finance in order to assist personal development and career advancements in the banking and finance industry. The Benefits of This Programme On successful completion of this programme, you will be able to : Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of contemporary issues in Islamic and conventional finance and ability to compare and contrast between Islamic and conventional financial markets in a global setting. Identify the ethical and legal responsibilities in Islamic and conventional finance and determine their impact on financial decision making. Plan and conduct a research project in a professional and ethical manner. Analyze and respond to Islamic financial management problems and opportunities to think critically and suggest possible solutions. Conceptualize Islamic financial management issues into coherent written statements and oral presentations. Programme Modules & Project / Dissertation The modules of this programme will provide the knowledge and analytical skill to explore and explain the principles and practices of Islamic banking and finance. Core Modules Optional Modules* Quantitative Methods For Decision Making Islamic Financial Institutions and markets Islamic Banking Products and Services Islamic Jurisprudence Islamic Economics Islamic Banking Operations Islamic Risk Management Islamic Capital Markets Takaful Research Methodology Dissertation OR Islamic Financial Planning Accounting for Islamic Financial Institutions Islamic Law of contracts Project Paper/Case Study Dissertation Training in research methods, through the Research Methodology Module, in addition to close supervision, will encourage you to develop your research skills so that you can complete your dissertation or project paper efficiently. The dissertation helps you to develop the kind of skills you will need for work in a variety of careers, as well as to develop your specific ability to research and analyse academic problems. The research will enable you to exercise critical judgment and illustrate how economic analysis has relevance to financial decision taking. The main purpose of this dissertation/project undertaking is to allow you to explore your area of interest and to apply the right approach or methodology and again to arrive at the rightful solutions that best suit or solve the problems at hands. You will be expected to deal with your chosen topic in a competent and scholarly manner, and to display critical discrimination and a sense of proportion in evaluating evidence and the opinions of others. Dual Degree Award: APU, Malaysia & Staffordshire University, UK [-]

Master of Accounting

Iowa State University College of Business
Campus Full time 2 semesters January 2017 USA Ames

The Master of Accounting program is designed to meet the needs of accountants in public or private accounting focusing on interpreting and analyzing accounting information for decision-making. This program allows undergraduate accounting majors to complete an advanced degree while pursuing the additional hours needed to meet the 150 hour requirement in most states to become a Certified Public Accountant. [+]

Masters in Accounting and Finance. The Master of Accounting program is designed to meet the needs of accountants in public or private accounting focusing on interpreting and analyzing accounting information for decision-making. This program allows undergraduate accounting majors to complete an advanced degree while pursuing the additional hours needed to meet the 150 hour requirement in most states to become a Certified Public Accountant. Graduates comply with the Iowa Standards for Certification upon passing the Uniform Certified Public Accounting examination. Applicants to the program should have a strong academic record. Requirements for admission will generally be: GPA above a 3.25 (junior/senior GPA will be considered if better than overall) Grades of no worse than a B in all required accounting courses. Completed at least four upper division accounting courses, including Acct 387 Demonstrate strong professional communication skills through the required essays GMAT score of at least 50th percentile* GMAT writing of at least 4.5* Additional factors that will be considered are: Professional work experience including internships Leadership experience Strong references from professional work experience and faculty Convincing rationale for pursuing the degree Our Master of Accounting faculty are respected nationally and have been making a difference as editors and co-editors of the top journals in their areas of expertise. Our accounting faculty host annual training conferences for continuing education credits and provide external consulting. These external experiences provide a link for our students from the classroom to the real-world practice. This program is designed for undergraduate accounting majors. Applicants that do not have an undergraduate accounting degree will generally have to meet the same admission requirements. If you do not have an accounting degree, you will not be admitted until you have met the required prerequisites. Have more questions, please contact busgrad@iastate.edu *Applicants are generally required to complete a GMAT exam. If an applicant from Iowa State University has an undergraduate GPA in the accounting major over 3.25 in both overall GPA and at least four upper level accounting classes, and no grade lower than a B in any accounting class, the GMAT requirement will be waived. ... [-]