Masters in Accounting

Accountaning is the process of communicating financial information about a business entity to relevant users or entities such as potential shareholders, creditors (including banks or vendors), financial analysts, economists, and government agencies. Accounting can be divided into two major fields: management accounting and financial accounting. Management accounting concentrates on reporting to people inside the business entity and provides information to employees, managers, owner-managers and auditors. The main goal is to provide the management with a basis for making major decisions related to management and operations.

One of the vital skills of an accountant is to select relevant information for the audience and communicate financial statements clearly. A career in accounting requires an aptitude for mathematics and the ability to analyse, compare and interpret facts and figures quickly.

A Bachelor or Master degree in accounting equips students with skills like: numerical and logical thinking, attention to details and analytical thinking required for manipulating and organising a significant amount of financial data.

Accounting graduates choose from career options such as: accountant, payroll clerk, economist, tax adviser, management consultant, retail banker, auditor, treasury analyst, cost estimator, anti-money laundering specialist, chief financial officer.

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Suggested Master's Programmes

Finance and Accounting Finance and Accounting, M.Sc.
  • Sep 2017
  • International € 12,500 per year
  • 24 months

Our MSc in Finance and Accounting from Hanken School of Economics provides you with a distinct competitive edge in today’s global financial markets.

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2-year Master in Finance and Accounting 2-year Master in Finance and Accounting, M.Sc.
  • Oct 2017
  • EEA € 2,100 per semester
  • International € 2,100 per semester
  • 24 months

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. COMING SOON: Double Degree for Finance and Accounting with the University of Porto!

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Accounting and Finance Accounting and Finance, M.Sc.
  • Any time
  • EEA £ 6,400
  • International £ 6,400
  • 18 months

Take your skills and knowledge to the next level with the best accounting and finance group in the world. MSc Accounting and Finance from London School of International Business provides you with a solid understanding of accounting and finance principles. The programme prepares you for a successful career in accounting, finance or business manager at a senior position.

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Accounting, Financial Management and Control Accounting, Financial Management and Control, M.Sc.
  • Sep 2017
  • EEA € 12,000 per year
  • International € 12,000 per year
  • 24 months

Accounting, Financial Management and Control programme at Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi provides students with all the competencies and skills related to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) profession, preparing them to analyze problems and make managerial decisions from a plurality of perspectives. The same set of knowledge and competencies and skills could also be successfully applied to operating within auditing firms, consulting firms and financial institutions.

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Professional Accounting (12 Subjects) Professional Accounting (12 Subjects), Master
  • Feb 2017
  • Jul 2017
  • Nov 2017
  • National AUD 37,800
  • International AUD 20,028 per year
  • 24 months

The 12-subject Master of Professional Accounting is designed for students who want to build upon their existing undergraduate degree from a recognised Australian university or undergraduate accounting degree from an overseas university. The Professional Accounting program is offered at the CSU Study Centres.

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Accounting Accounting, Postgrad.Cert.
  • Any time
  • National CAD 5,800
  • International CAD 5,800
  • Not specified

York University's Post-Graduate Certificate in Accounting will give you a solid grounding in the fundamentals of accounting and the professional competencies critical to success in getting hired and promoted. This York University School of Continuing program responds to the growing needs of industry professionals and employers by offering formal, flexible and accessible accounting education, skill validation and credentialing.

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Business Business, Pre-Master
  • Feb 2017
  • Jun 2017
  • Oct 2017
  • National AUD 17,200
  • International AUD 17,200
  • 8 months

Specifically designed for international students, the Pre-Masters Business Program is an advanced course of English language and academic preparation. The course will fully prepare you for joining the Master of Business, Master of Accounting or Master of Accounting and Finance degrees at Flinders University.

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Professional Accountancy Professional Accountancy, Master
  • Any time
  • National $ 35,280
  • International $ 35,280
  • 12 months

Gain an edge with a Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAc) at Bryant University from one of the strongest accounting programs in the nation. If you are preparing for the CPA exam, this full-time day program, developed by our accomplished, experienced faculty in collaboration with leaders from top global accounting firms, will set you apart early in your career.

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International Accounting and Finance International Accounting and Finance, M.Sc.
  • Sep 2017
  • EEA £ 9,880 per year
  • International £ 15,690 per year
  • 12 months

The International Accounting and Finance programme from University of Kent equips you with the professional and research skills to pursue careers in a wide range of institutional settings such as academia, auditing, banking, financial institutions, management consultancy and organisational management.

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Accounting Accounting, Postgrad.Cert.
  • Any time
  • International CAD 16,399
  • National CAD 6,392
  • 7 months

York University's Post-Graduate Certificate in Accounting will give you a solid grounding in the fundamentals of accounting and the professional competencies critical to success in getting hired and promoted. This York University School of Continuing program responds to the growing needs of industry professionals and employers by offering formal, flexible and accessible accounting education, skill validation and credentialing.

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