Master's Degree in Business Studies in Tomar in Portugal

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Business Studies

A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.

Business studies is an academic program that is designed for students wanting to learn more about how businesses are run. Courses may include more general topics or more specific ones to help prepare students for a particular career.

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Master in Audit and Financial Analysis

Polytechnic Institute of Tomar
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2016 Portugal Tomar

This master's degree was designed so as to develop competencies in the following technical-scientific areas. [+]

Masters in Business Studies in Tomar in Portugal. Provide a solid scientific, technological and social learning, supported by a programme and courses that includes contact with real situations and experiences. This cycle of studies is based on the development of a diverse set of skills and competencies that permits excellent career opportunities and pursue doctoral studies. Objectives This course of study includes: A master's program organised into course units corresponding to 77 ECTS credits; An original project or a professional internship including final report. corresponding to 43 ECTS credits. This master's degree was designed so as to develop competencies in the following technical-scientific areas: Accountancy (69 compulsory and 180 optional ECTS credits); Finance (19 compulsory and 13 optional ECTS credits); Management (4 compulsory and 5 optional ECTS credits); Law (5 compulsory ECTS credits); Mathematics (5 compulsory ECTS credits) Professional Goals Holders of the master's degree in Audit and Financial Analysis are prepared to perform in such areas as: Financial; Insurance; Auditing (working as auditors with societies for chartered certified accountants); Accountancy (working as auditors with societies for chartered certified accountants); Financial Analysis Qualification Requirements The master's degrees are regulated by Portuguese Law and applicable program regulations established by the ESGT-IPT. In order to complete the master's degree it is necessary to accumulate 120 ECTS credits distributed throughout 4 curricular semesters as according to the course curriculum. Each ECTS credit corresponds to 27 hours of work. Graduation requirements Successful completion of the course of study requires a pass in all its constituent modules including public presentation and defence, i.e. 120 accumulated ECTS credits, of which 102 are compulsory and 18 are optional modules to be selected among the ones available in the course curriculum. Learning outcomes Holders of a master's degree in Auditing and Financial Analysis should be able to: Understand issues related with the evolution of audit across time and how it has been meeting organisational challenges. Relate the shifts in organisational models with audit requirements and reflect on present and future trends. Be familiar with the main aspects of the internal auditor's profession including activity scope, activity requirements and differences and similarities to external audit. Evaluate the internal control system and be able to implement it in any organisation. Be familiar with the peculiarities of audit in such sectors as public, financial and insurance. Be aware of the importance of prospective and strategic audit in the context of market instability. Be familiar with the basic principles of market operation and financial instruments particularly in what concerns the main financial products (shares, bonds, etc.) Evaluate the best investment alternatives taking into account the profitability and risk of financial products; Use the main equilibrium models to analyse and assess financial assets. Make proposals for business recovery. Be familiar with and apply international accounting standards for business. Be acquainted with the main taxes applicable to businesses. [-]