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Pursuing an advanced degree is a great way for those who enjoy their current industry to further their skills and solidify themselves in a profitable career. Students who acquire this type of degree can work in a variety of different industries and sectors. For example, someone who is interested in accounting may pursue an MSc in Accountancy, which is highly sought after because they are needed by virtually every company in the world.

Before beginning one of these programs, the first question most students ask is “What is an MSc in Accountancy?” An advanced degree in accounting equips students with the necessary problem-solving and critical thinking skills necessary to succeed in their field. Additionally, this degree helps students understand the strict laws and regulations relating to financial principles.

The financial sector is highly competitive. Not only will students who acquire this degree be well prepared to succeed in an accounting position, but they will also have the credentials necessary to stand out above their competitors in their field. This degree can also prepare students to achieve further certification, such as the certified public accountant designation in the U.S.

The cost of acquiring this degree varies greatly by the specific institution. Prospective students should research the school they wish to attend to understand individual program fees and tuition costs.

Graduates can pursue a career as an auditor, investigative accountant, financial manager, personal financial planner, budget analyst, tax planner, and any other position that requires advanced financial knowledge. Students interested in this degree should keep in mind that with this certification, they will be able to begin a career in almost any field they want to work in.

 

There are a variety of different institutions around the world that offer an MSc in Accountancy. Some of these are even online, which may allow students with busy schedules, or those living in remote locations, to continue their education. 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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MSc Organisational Psychology

Unicaf University
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 18 - 24 months September 2017 Malawi Lilongwe + 1 more

The MSc in Organisational Psychology provides students with the necessary psychological concepts and theories while aiming at developing a number of key skills such as evaluative, research, interpersonal and analytical skills. Psychology theories are taught on how to be applied at work and thus learn how to understand the human resources of the organization. [+]

MSc 2017. MSc Organisational Psychology Psychology and human behavior at the workplace is becoming increasingly important for any organization. This Master’s degree is suitable, among others, for working professionals in big organizations and for all those who want to understand how human interaction affects the working environment. The MSc in Organisational Psychology provides students with the necessary psychological concepts and theories while aiming at developing a number of key skills such as evaluative, research, interpersonal and analytical skills. Psychology theories are taught on how to be applied at work and thus learn how to understand the human resources of the organization. Duration: 18-24 months. Delivery Mode: Online and through Supported Open Learning Entry Requirements: Regular admission to a Master’s programme requires an accredited Bachelor degree Applicants with an accredited Master’s degree will also be considered for entry HND Relevant holders with good relevant work experience (post graduation) may be considered for entry English proficiency (if the Bachelor degree was not taught in English) Updated CV One official letter of recommendation (either Academic or Business) Personal Statement (mimimum 500 words) Copy of passport or ID PathWay Workplace Psychology - PSY600 Organisational Communication - PSY701 External Communications Management - PSY702 Organisational Leadership - PSY703 Organisational Culture Management - PSY704 Project and Research Management PSY705 Dissertation - PSY706 Scholarships UNICAF University is in partnership with the UNICAF Scholarship programme which is one of the most generous scholarship programmes available. The programme supports students that are domiciled in Africa and provides opportunities for studies... [-]

MSc in Strategic Business Management

De Broc School of Business
Campus or Online Full time Part time 1 - 5 years September 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

The MSc in Strategic Business Management is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and is aimed at graduates who have an interest in developing an in-depth knowledge and a critical understanding of the key aspects of strategic business and management. [+]

MSc in Strategic Business Management The MSc in Strategic Business Management is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and is aimed at graduates who have an interest in developing an in-depth knowledge and a critical understanding of the key aspects of strategic business and management. In particular, those who are looking to pursue, advance or switch to a career in business management will benefit from this course. You will develop a broad understanding of the most important concepts in management with a strategic perspective. De Broc prides itself on the depth and practical relevance of the knowledge delivered on its programmes by academics with practical experience. You will apply theoretical concepts and business models to real-life case studies, in a practice based environment. The course can be studied online or on campus. This degree is ideal for those interested in a future career in business and management, including roles such as manager, consultant, analyst or entrepreneur. Course Requirements 2:2 or above from a UK bachelor's degree, or equivalent qualifications. International students additionally require an English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above with a minimum of 5.5 in each component. Duration 1 year full-time - up to 5 years [-]

MSc in Finance and Accounting

Imperial College Business School
Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom London

MSc Finance & Accounting is a one-year, full-time programme, acreddited by both ACCA and CIMA, ideal for students who are looking for roles in the finance industry such as investment banking and professional services. [+]

MSc 2017. MSc Finance & Accounting is a one-year, full-time programme, acreddited by both ACCA and CIMA, ideal for students who are looking for roles in the finance industry such as investment banking and professional services. Taught by outstanding academics and leading practitioners, the programme will provide you with a thorough grounding in the theory of finance and an understanding of the practical elements of the finance and accounting industry. A wide variety of electives allow you to personalise the programme to match your own interests and fit your specific career goals. In the spring and summer terms, you will choose between two types of research projects, in order to develop specialist skills and subject knowledge to benefit your future career. Our dedicated Careers and Professional Development Service will work with you do identify and achieve your career goals by providing provide highly relevant and unlimited one-to-one support, as well as regular workshops and networking opportunities. You will have access to software facilities including Bloomberg terminals, Reuters Eikon, Datastream and Matlab in two bespoke computer labs. Foundation Modules You will study five foundation modules in September that introduce the tools of modern finance and enhance your career development skills. Accounting and Valuation Application of Matlab to Finance Financial Modelling Markets and Securities The Finance Industry Core Modules Core modules build rapidly on previous experience while introducing new and challenging disciplines. Each module comprises 27 hours of lectures. Advanced Corporate Finance Corporate Finance Corporate Strategy Derivatives Financial Accounting Financial Econometrics Investment... [-]

MSc in Mental Health Psychology

University of Liverpool Online Programmes
Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom Liverpool UK Online + 1 more

Gain sought-after professional expertise in mental health and wellbeing, take a first step towards a career in counselling or build the research skills needed for a doctoral degree with this fully online masters from a University that’s in the top 1% worldwide. [+]

Gain sought-after professional expertise in mental health and wellbeing, take a first step towards a career in counselling or build the research skills needed for a doctoral degree with this fully online masters from a University that’s in the top 1% worldwide. Benefit from the programme’s positive approach to mental wellbeing and increase your awareness of cultural factors affecting mental health. This masters builds on your previous experience, balances practical and research skills and brings you into contact with an international cohort of working professionals from different backgrounds. Graduate ready to progress to a doctoral degree and/ or to promote mental wellbeing in professional roles in a wide range of sectors – such as health, education, and training – across the globe. Entry Requirements - Online MSc in Mental Health Psychology Our online MSc programme in Mental Health Psychology is aimed at professionals looking to further their careers in the field and gain knowledge they can apply immediately in their work. Both educational qualifications and work experience are taken into consideration when you apply to the University. In general, you will be expected to have: - a bachelors degree from an accredited college or university or a degree from a recognised institution comparable and/or equivalent to a British honours degree - one year’s working experience (for graduates in psychology) - two or more years’ working experience (for all other graduates). Applicants who do not directly meet the educational requirements will be evaluated on an individual basis, taking into account vocational... [-]

MSc.F in Islamic Finance

Geneva Business School Barcelona Campus
Campus Full time 18 months September 2017 Spain Barcelona

The Master in Islamic Finance is a comprehensive post graduate program for people who are seeking a detailed understanding of the concepts and mechanisms of Islamic Finance. The program offers an opportunity to study the structure of the Islamic banking and finance industry, including its theoretical foundations, products, performance, Islamic financial instruments and risk management issues... [+]

MSc 2017. The Master in Islamic Finance is a comprehensive post graduate program for people who are seeking a detailed understanding of the concepts and mechanisms of Islamic Finance. The program offers an opportunity to study the structure of the Islamic banking and finance industry, including its theoretical foundations, products, performance, Islamic financial instruments and risk management issues. Program The program requires the successful completion of 90 credits. The program consists of 4 groups of courses common for all Masters, from which students may select the desired subjects to study: Core Courses, Elective Courses, Master Thesis and the following Orientation Courses, which are mandatory to complete the selected major: Islamic Accounting Introduction to Islamic Finance Principle of Islamic Jurisprudence Islamic Banking Islamic Insurance – Takaful Case Studies Career Options The program is of particular relevance to those working in, or planning to work in: Islamic Banker Adviser Islamic Banking Finance Manager Banking Relationship Manager Admission Requirements - Bachelor degree or equivalent in a related field (plus 2 years experience). For Executive Master, 5 years experience - Completed application form with passport photo included - Photocopy of all academic diplomas or certificates - Official English exam results: IELTS 6.0, TOEFL IBT 70, proof of studying previously in an English speaking environment for a minimum of 3 years, or successful completion of the university’s admission examination. - Photocopy of your passport - Receipt for the payment of the application fee - Curriculum Vitae (C.V.) - Recommendation letter [-]

Grenoble MSc Innovation, Strategy and Entrepreneurship (MSc ISE)

GISMA Business School
Campus Full time 24 months September 2017 Germany Berlin

The Grenoble MSc Innovation, Strategy & Entrepreneurship is designed for students who want to be successful entrepreneurs or innovative managers. The programme covers key concepts of general management, plus modules focused on entrepreneurial skills. [+]

Grenoble MSc Innovation, Strategy and Entrepreneurship (MSc ISE) The Grenoble MSc Innovation, Strategy & Entrepreneurship is designed for students who want to be successful entrepreneurs or innovative managers. The programme covers key concepts of general management, plus modules focused on entrepreneurial skills. The MSc ISE allows students to participate in a live business case with a real company, an international study residency and a variety of workshops. This programme is studied over two years, one academic year (on campus) + Final Management Project (FMP) (12 months parallel with an internship or full-time employment). Early bird discount: up to 20% off if you book before the end of May 2017. *Free German classes for international students (Only level 1) Course Requirements 2:1 undergraduate degree from a recognised university English proficiency: TOEFL internet-based: 94 (at least 22 in each band), computer-based: 240, paper-based: 587 or IELTS: 6.5 (minimum of 6.0 in all areas) or Cambridge Proficiency Exam: A, B, C or Pearson Test of English (PTE): minimum of 63 or a degree obtained in English or a native English speaker 3 essays (300 words each) focusing on your academic and professional experience; Curriculum Vitae (CV) The names of two professional or academic referees Work experience is not a requirement Duration 24 months (one academic year full-time on campus + Final Management Project (FMP). The FMP can be completed remotely, from anywhere in the world. [-]

MS, Computer Science

Concordia University Chicago
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 USA Chicago

The Master of Science in Computer Science graduate program is designed to prepare students for immediate entry into the nation’s professional workforce in computer science. [+]

MSc 2017. MS, Computer Science The Master of Science in Computer Science graduate program is designed to prepare students for immediate entry into the nation’s professional workforce in computer science. The program will help provide advanced quality graduate studies, in the areas of critical importance and great demands (such as Software Engineering, Database, Website Development, Computer Networking, Cyber Security, Big Data, Cloud Computing and Mobile Application Development), to the citizens of the Illinois, the nation and the world. Typical career paths include: Data analyst IT consultant Multimedia programmer SEO specialist Systems analyst Web developer Course Requirements Academic Entry Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from a U.S. equivalent, regionally accredited institution GPA earned 2.85 or above English Language Proficiency*: IELTS: minimum 6.0 or TOEFL: minimum 72 (internet-based) or Michigan Test: minimum 85 or Bachelor’s degree from international English-speaking university or advanced degree from a U.S. institution Official test scores should be provided. Other Documents: Completed and signed application Objective statement Copy of official transcript Copy of passport Two letters of recommendation Proof of English language proficiency Declaration of finances/bank statement/financial guarantee *Once admitted to the program, a student’s transcripts will be evaluated to determine if prerequisite coursework is needed. Candidates will be provided with a program plan which will outline their graduate program. Candidates will be evaluated on demonstrated proficiency in the following prerequisite areas: - C++ or Java - Data Structures - Operating Systems - Computer Architecture Note: If the candidate is deficient in any of the above prerequisite areas, he/she will... [-]

MSc Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Lund University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Sweden Lund

This programme is designed for students aiming at pursuing an entrepreneurial career. It is characterised by an action-oriented pedagogy that allows you to initiate and carry out genuine entrepreneurial projects. [+]

Programme overview

Individuals with entrepreneurial skills are of vast importance in a society characterised by increasing uncertainty and rapid change. Entrepreneurial skills enable the successful discovery and exploitation of opportunities in the market as well as driving innovation and business development projects in existing corporations.

Corporate Entrepreneurship and Innovation OR

Entrepreneurship: New Venture Creation

When applying to this programme you elect either the Entrepreneurship: New Venture Creation track or the Corporate Entrepreneurship and Innovation track. Both tracks lead to an MSc in Entrepreneurship.

In the Entrepreneurship: New Venture Creation track you will learn how to create, develop and exploit business opportunities by starting up and managing new ventures. This track offers you an opportunity to be fully involved as an entrepreneur in the start-up process, from idea selection and team composition to venture formation, which enables you to gain real experience in starting up a new business. In addition, you will be part of our mentorship programme where you are matched with an experienced mentor.... [-]


MS in Accountancy

The University of Notre Dame, Mendoza College of Business
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 USA Notre Dame

The Master of Science in Accountancy program has consistently been ranked in the top ten in the nation. Currently, it is ranked nationally as the sixth “Best Accountancy Program” for 2012 by Public Accounting Report and is open to domestic and international applicants who hold a bachelor’s degree (or its international four-year equivalent) from an accredited college or university with an accounting concentration... [+]

MSc 2017. MS in Accounting The Master of Science in Accountancy program has consistently been ranked in the top ten in the nation. Currently, it is ranked nationally as the sixth “Best Accountancy Program” for 2012 by Public Accounting Report and is open to domestic and international applicants who hold a bachelor’s degree (or its international four-year equivalent) from an accredited college or university with an accounting concentration. The AACSB accredited M.S. in Accountancy program satisfies the 150-hour educational requirements adopted by more than 48 states and jurisdictions for certification and licensure as a CPA. The M.S. in Accountancy program is a one-year, two-semester (30-hour) degree program, which is offered on a full-time, traditional academic year basis. Admission is granted on a rolling basis for fall or spring semester entry. Looking for an opportunity to study abroad? During each semester, a two week International Interterm study abroad course is offered. In the fall or spring semester, students have the opportunity to study abroad in China. Objectives These courses have four components: seminars and lectures, field trips (heritage and cultural visits), dialogues and exchanges, and introduction to local language. To learn about the latest political, economic and social developments from experts operating in these regions To have a contextual experience of living and studying in China Financial Reporting and Assurance Services Track The Financial Reporting and Assurance Services Track provides depth in the areas of financial reporting and assurance services, as well as finance. This track is ideal for those preparing... [-]

Master in Life Science Informatics

University of Helsinki
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Finland Helsinki

Life Sciences is one of the strategic research fields at the University of Helsinki. The multidisciplinary Master’s Programme in Life Science Informatics (LSI) integrates research excellence and research infrastructures in the Helsinki Institute of Life Sciences (HiLIFE). The unique combination of study opportunities tailored from the offering of the three campuses provides an attractive educational profile. [+]

Life Sciences is one of the strategic research fields at the University of Helsinki. The multidisciplinary Master’s Programme in Life Science Informatics (LSI) integrates research excellence and research infrastructures in the Helsinki Institute of Life Sciences (HiLIFE). As a student, you will gain access to active research communities on three campuses: Kumpula, Viikki, and Meilahti. The unique combination of study opportunities tailored from the offering of the three campuses provides an attractive educational profile. The LSI programme is designed for students with a background in mathematics, computer science and statistics, as well as for students with these disciplines as a minor in their bachelor’s degree, with their major being, for example, ecology, evolutionary biology or genetics. As a graduate of the LSI programme you will: Have first class knowledge and capabilities for a career in life science research and in expert duties in the public and private sectors Competence to work as a member of a group of experts Have understanding of the regulatory and ethical aspects of scientific research Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills for employment in an international and interdisciplinary professional setting Understand the general principles of mathematical modelling, computational, probabilistic and statistical analysis of biological data, and be an expert in one specific specialisation area of the LSI programme Understand the logical reasoning behind experimental sciences and be able to critically assess research-based information Have mastered scientific research, making systematic use of investigation or experimentation to discover new knowledge Have the ability to report results in... [-]

MSc in Occupational Safety, Health and Environment

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 5 years August 2017 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

Accredited by IOSH (Institution of Occupational Safety and Health), upon successful completion of your studies you are entitled to Graduate Member status of the Institution. This is the leading global professional body in occupational safety and health. [+]

MSc 2017. Accredited by IOSH (Institution of Occupational Safety and Health), upon successful completion of your studies you are entitled to Graduate Member status of the Institution. This is the leading global professional body in occupational safety and health. Workplace safety and worker health is increasingly significant in tackling wider societal issues around morbidity, early mortality and the influences of lifestyle on individuals and communities. This programme is a comprehensive study into the current and emerging legal and compliance issues, and the scientific, health and psychosocial factors influencing 21st century Health and Safety. It introduces the student to the multitude of factors that are influential in workplace safety and health. The course has extensive practical emphasis, with regular site visits to a variety of industrial and commercial settings. The knowledge acquired is applied to risk assessment, management and compliance requirements, to maintaining workplace safety, and to building infrastructure and compliance systems. Demand for qualified individuals who can make a significant impact in the workplace environment on the health and safety of employees is high, with excellent starting salaries and progression. Features and benefits of the course Registration and Graduate membership of Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) Improved opportunities for promotion/employability due to Continuing Professional Development requirements and changes in the service provision nationally Strengthened enterprise/research skills Greater depth of knowledge/degree of critical and analytical thinking Improved transferable skills Improved postgraduate employability across a range of sectors ABOUT THE COURSE This course has been designed to benefit those who... [-]

Master of Science in Electrical Engineering

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2017 USA Rochester + 1 more

RIT's MS electrical engineering program is designed to build upon the bachelor of science in electrical engineering. [+]

MSc in Electrical Engineering Advanced education is the best way to keep up with advanced technology. That's why a master's degree is such a valuable advantage to an engineer's career. It's also why RIT offers a full range of graduate programs in engineering. RIT's Department of Electrical Engineering offers experienced faculty and excellent facilities. The Department of Electrical Engineering encourages practicing engineers in the greater Rochester and Buffalo industrial community to pursue the Master of Science degree. Since many of the courses in the graduate programs in engineering are scheduled in the late afternoons or early evenings, the master's program can be pursued without interruption of the student's existing employment commitments. Students employed full-time in industry can register for two courses or eight credits each quarter. A student who wishes to register for more than eight credits while employed full-time in industry must obtain the permission of his or her advisor and the approval of the department head. It is possible for a student to obtain the MS degree in two academic years (or six academic quarters) by taking courses in late afternoons or early evening only. Admission Requirements Admission into the graduate studies leading to an MS degree in electrical engineering requires a BSEE degree from an accredited program. An applicant with a strong undergraduate record and a Bachelor of Science degree in another branch of engineering (mechanical, computer, industrial, etc) will also be considered for admission. In this case the student must complete a certain number of undergraduate... [-]

MSc in International Management

The American University of Paris
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2017 France Paris

Our MSc in International Management is a flexible yet structured degree program that provides you with the advanced skills to navigate the complex national, cultural and socio-economic contexts in which all of today’s business and organizations operate. [+]

MSc 2017. Your next career step in management must equip you for an international professional environment, one that will offer unique opportunities if you are well-prepared. Our MSc in International Management is a flexible yet structured degree program that provides you with the advanced skills to navigate the complex national, cultural and socio-economic contexts in which all of today’s business and other organizations operate. Develop management skills in our intimate, international learning environment The MSc in Management offers a grounding in the theories and practices of international management in small classrooms of peers and faculty from around the world. You will focus on critical analysis and problem-solving and develop a critical understanding of the economic and socio-political environments of companies and other organizational forms. Our American-style graduate education offers you choice and specialization while providing global perspectives and experience with the various contexts of managerial work. Three practice-focused approaches to meet your specific needs and interests The MSc program offers three approaches to providing you with the skills to critically evaluate contemporary literature and theories on management, apply them to current problems and challenges, and respond with effective and meaningful solutions. The three areas of concentration are: International Management Sustainability Systems NGO and Mission-based Management You will have the opportunity to refine knowledge and skills that are directly transferable to potential new career pathways in these areas. You will benefit from a series of shared courses across all three program concentrations while also working on your specialization through concentration-specific courses... [-]

MSc in Luxury Management & Marketing

emlyon business school
Campus Full time 16 months September 2017 Germany Munich France Lyon China Shanghai Paris United Kingdom Lancaster + 7 more

Study Luxury Marketing & Management in three of the world's centers of the luxury industry, Paris, London or New York and Shanghai, while benefiting from the expertise of emlyon business school. [+]

MSc in Luxury Management & Marketing

Want to work in the Luxury Industry? This programme is for you!

 

This a 16-month programme delivered by emlyon business school in partnership with Parsons School of Design at The New School (New York City) and in association with London College of Fashion, preparing students for an international management career in the luxury industry. It offers you a true multi-campus and multi-country experience by studying in Paris, London or New York and Shanghai.

 

You’ll acquire the basics of management, dicover how to apply specialist management knowledge to the luxury industry, focus on the Fashion and Lifestyle Industry (London) or the Luxury Design Industry (New York City) and master fundamental skills that you will transpose to the luxury dimension of your choice. You will also experience the differences in international business cultures. Furthermore you will gain tangible work experience through the internship and business projects that are an inherent part of the curriculum. If you want to build a successful career in the highly competitive, highly international luxury industry, then this programme offers you all that you need.... [-]


Master of Science in Computer Science Information Systems

University of North Carolina Wilmington
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 3 years Open Enrollment USA Wilmington + 1 more

The Information Systems & Operations Management department from the Cameron School of Business and the Computer Science department from the College of Arts and Sciences began the Master of Science in Computer Science and Information Systems in Fall 2005. [+]

MSc 2017. A unique master's degree merging technology and business The Information Systems & Operations Management department from the Cameron School of Business and the Computer Science department from the College of Arts and Sciences began the Master of Science in Computer Science and Information Systems in Fall 2005. The MSCSIS is an intensive graduate program aimed at preparing the student to take on leadership roles in the development and implementation of computer and information systems. The curriculum requires 36 semester hours. There are six required core courses providing a mix of theoretical underpinning, technical skills and information technology perspectives. Students can choose elective courses to provide opportunity for additional study in a variety of areas. The program culminates with a capstone experience that can be an integrative project or a thesis. Experienced professionals and undergraduates from both disciplines will enable significant classroom sharing of real world and theoretical knowledge. The MSCSIS degree is part of the Professional Science Master's (PSM) Program, new graduate degrees designed to allow students to pursue advanced training in science or mathematics, while simultaneously developing workplace skills highly valued by employers. Advanced Study Areas For the MSCSIS degree, students are free to choose any advanced study area of interest for their Capstone focus. Past areas of advanced study include, but are not limited to: Biometrics Information Security Mobile Development Natural Language Processing Project Management Software Development Top Ten Reasons to come to UNC Wilmington for the MS CSIS Program The Jobs placement is 100% 3... [-]