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 M.Sc. Finance
  • Jan 2017
  • EEA € 16,500
  • International € 16,500
  • 18 months

Toulouse Business School is part of a prestigious group of international business schools that hold the triple crown of accreditation – EQUIS, AMBA, and AACSB. This accomplishment has been achieved by only 1% of business schools in the world. TBS Barcelona’s full-time, 18-month MSc Finance is taught entirely in English and offers 2 specialisation tracks so that you can easily tailor the courses to help you achieve your career goals: Corporate Finance and Management Control and Governance. Additionally you will get hands-on practice during a 6-month internship in top national and international businesses.

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Accountancy M.Sc. Accountancy
  • Jan 2017
  • Aug 2017
  • EEA € 2,044 per year
  • International € 14,500 per year
  • 12 months

Tilburg University's Master's program in Accountancy offers you an unbeatable start to an international career as a financial specialist and a strong foundation for a future general management position.

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Accounting, Financial Management and Control M.Sc. Accounting, Financial Management and Control
  • 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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Research Master in Business (specialization in Accounting) M.Sc. Research Master in Business (specialization in Accounting)
  • Aug 2017
  • EEA € 2,044 per year
  • International € 14,500 per year
  • 24 months

Research Master in Business (specialization in Accounting) - Measured by its publications the accountancy group of Tilburg and London Business School alternate between the number one position and the runner-up position. In 2012 Tilburg was on top. It is our purpose to prepare students to achieve this top level. You will be taught by the best professors in economics finance and accounting on offer in Europe.

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Professional Accounting (12 Subjects) Master Professional Accounting (12 Subjects)
  • Feb 2017
  • Jul 2017
  • Nov 2016
  • National AUD 18,000 per year
  • International AUD 18,600 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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ACCA Part-Time Master ACCA Part-Time
  • Apr 2017
  • EEA £ 486 per module
  • International £ 486 per module
  • 6 months

The ACCA Part-Time programme is offered by London School of Business and Finance.

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Accounting Postgrad.Cert. Accounting
  • 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 Pre-Master Business
  • Feb 2017
  • Jun 2017
  • Oct 2016
  • National AUD 17,000
  • International AUD 17,000
  • 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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Accounting Postgrad.Cert. Accounting
  • 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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International Accounting and Finance M.Sc. International Accounting and Finance
  • 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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