Master of Science in Accounting in United Arab Emirates

Compare MSc Programs in Accounting in United Arab Emirates 2018/2019

Accounting

An MSc, or Master of Science, is an academic distinction bestowed upon those who effectively complete a predetermined set of coursework in what is often a science-based discipline. The MSc often enhances career opportunities as well as earning potential.

The process known as accounting can be traced back thousands of years to ancient civilizations. Accounting is the measurement and analysis of a business’s economic practices. Financial accounting, for example, will focus on the business’s financial statements and transactions.

The United Arab Emirates is a federation of seven emirates on the eastern side of the Arabian peninsula, at the entrance to the Persian Gulf. Much of the work force in the UAE are foreign expatriates - hence the country's population makeup being so diverse, with Emirati citizens being a minority in their own country.

Top Master of Science Degrees in Accounting in United Arab Emirates 2018/2019

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Master of Science in Accounting

American University of Sharjah
Campus Full time September 2019 United Arab Emirates Sharjah

Our Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) program provides students with advanced knowledge and techniques to pursue professional careers in public and private accounting. MSA students develop skills necessary to solve accounting problems that are of contemporary relevance to the fields of accounting, finance, and other business areas. [+]

Our MSA program opens up an exciting new opportunity in accounting and provides a fast track to prepare for some of the most prestigious credentials in the profession.

Our Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) program provides students with advanced knowledge and techniques to pursue professional careers in public and private accounting. MSA students develop skills necessary to solve accounting problems that are of contemporary relevance to the fields of accounting, finance, and other business areas.

The program is designed to create additional employment opportunities and promote the career success of our graduates. Career options for graduates will include positions in public accounting, such as external auditors, tax preparers, and consultants, as well as in private accounting roles such as internal auditors, controllers, chief financial officers and financial analysts. Positions in the public sector also contribute to the high demand for a graduate degree in accounting, both on the federal and local levels.... [-]


MSc in International Accounting and Finance

Heriot Watt Unviersity Dubai
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2019 United Arab Emirates Academic City + 1 more

The aim of this programme is to enhance the research and employment potential of students who seek to specialise in international accounting and finance. It is particularly suitable for those wishing to develop an academic career in research. It is also suitable for those in pursuit of a professional career in this area, or for those already established in such a career who wish to extend their skills and familiarity with the latest themes of research in the areas of international accounting and finance. [+]

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The aim of this programme is to enhance the research and employment potential of students who seek to specialise in international accounting and finance. It is particularly suitable for those wishing to develop an academic career in research. It is also suitable for those in pursuit of a professional career in this area, or for those already established in such a career who wish to extend their skills and familiarity with the latest themes of research in the areas of international accounting and finance.

The core of the programme is the stream on International Accounting, which consists of three courses taken over semesters 1 and 2. These classes seek to provide an international perspective on the study of accounting so that students can develop an understanding of the reasons for national differences, the tendencies towards harmonisation and the problems of multinational companies. This is done within the context of supporting classes in accounting theory and research methodology.... [-]