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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.

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Rady School of Management

The Rady School's Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAc) enhances future career opportunities by preparing students for a wide range of accounting career opportunities ... [+]

Launch Your Career in Professional Accountancy

The Rady School's Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAc) enhances future career opportunities by preparing students for a wide range of accounting career opportunities that span public accounting firms, corporate accounting departments, and not-for-profit and governmental organizations. The foundation of the MPAc experience at Rady includes outstanding faculty, integrative accounting knowledge, team projects, emphasis on communication and teamwork, case studies, professional seminars, guest speakers, simulations, and hands-on-experiences.

In the Rady School MPAc program you will: Fulfill accounting education requirements for CPA licensure. Acquire an advanced degree to become more attractive to potential employers. Be part of the UC San Diego and Rady School networks. Access personal career coaches via Rady’s Graduate Career Connections. Work in a diverse team as you learn key business functions such as marketing, finance and operations. ... [-]
USA San Diego
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English
Full-time
12 years
Campus
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Hult International Business School

Hult’s one-year Master of Finance equips you with the foundation necessary to tackle the complex world of corporate financial management. Learn both the language of busin ... [+]

Pursue a career in corporate finance and make an impact within a multinational company.

Hult’s one-year Master of Finance equips you with the foundation necessary to tackle the complex world of corporate financial management. Learn both the language of business and the tactical financial skills needed to make an impact in corporate finance and accounting.

Locations

Start your program in Boston and have the option to rotate to up to two other Hult campuses for your electives as part of our Global Campus Rotation.

Your Master of Finance at a glance

Who is this program for?

Candidates who have recently graduated from university or college, as well as individuals with up to three years of work experience who want to launch a career in the finance function of multinational companies.... [-]

United Kingdom London USA Cambridge San Francisco United Arab Emirates Dubai China Shanghai New York Boston  + 7 More
August 2020
English
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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University of St. Gallen (HSG), School of Management, Economics, Law, Social Sciences and International Affairs

The Master’s programme in Accounting and Finance (MAccFin) enables you to view financial corporate management from an integrative perspective. Our programme is characteri ... [+]

Master Degrees in Accounting. Master’s Programme in Accounting and Finance (MAccFin) Why MAccFin The Master’s Programme in Accounting and Finance (MAccFin) enables you to view financial corporate management from an integrative perspective. Our programme is characterised by its proximity to entrepreneurial practice: topical and relevant issues with case-related approaches to solutions play as important a role as do reputed guest lecturers and close cooperation with selected companies. The MAccFin programme thus creates optimal conditions for a successful career start. Objectives The MAccFin prepares you for responsible activities in the field of financialcorporate management. No matter whether you look at it from the ... [-]
Switzerland St. Gallen
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English,German
Full-time
3 semesters
Campus
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Singapore Management University

SMU MPA is a graduate qualification that has received accreditation from various global professional bodies (ISCA, CPA ... [+]

SMU MPA is a graduate qualification that has received accreditation from various global professional bodies (ISCA, CPA Australia, ICAA, ICAEW, CIMA, SAC and AACSB). The MPA curriculum offers academic rigour and first-hand industry knowledge and is taught by a world-class faculty with significant industry experience. The MPA appeals to two main groups of aspirants – non-accounting graduates who wish to join the accounting profession, and those who require accounting knowledge in their expanded or future roles. MPA graduates are well sought after in areas of accounting, taxation, auditing and consulting in both the public and private sectors.

Admission Requirements Applicants must demonstrate good prior academic performance in an undergraduate degree from a recognised institution of higher learning. Applicants must have sufficient background in Mathematics/Calculus. GMAT is compulsory for all applicants. More information about GMAT is available at the GMAT website. Candidates should take the GMAT as soon as possible. The results should be sent directly from Educational Testing Service (ETS) to SMU (code for SMU MPA: F8D-3B-56). If the official GMAT scores are not ready yet, candidates may submit their MPA application using the unofficial scores and submit the official results later. Applicants with post-undergraduate working experience will have an added advantage. - Shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview by members of the MPA Admission Panel. For international students, telephone interviews will be conducted if they are not in Singapore. Applicants must show proficiency in the English language. Applicants whose Undergraduate medium of instruction was not in English,... [-]
Singapore
August 2020
English
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 24 months
Campus
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University of Delaware, Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics

The master of accounting practice (MAP) is designed for students who did not major in accounting as undergraduates but now want to pursue the professional practice of acc ... [+]

Prepare for a rewarding career in accounting.

The master of accounting practice (MAP) is designed for students who did not major in accounting as undergraduates but now want to pursue the professional practice of accountancy through graduate study and prepare to sit for the Uniform CPA Examination. You may also find this program beneficial if you have some academic preparation in accounting and are seeking to update or increase your accounting knowledge.

Program Requirements

Prerequisites

You may have majored in any area during your undergraduate study. However, the MAP program requires students to have taken ACCT 207 Introduction to Financial Accounting and ACCT 208 Introduction to Managerial Accounting (or their equivalents) before beginning coursework. If you do not hold an undergraduate business degree, you may be required to complete several additional courses in order to satisfy the AACSB general skills, business and management knowledge requirements. This will be determined based on your prior coursework and does not need to be completed before starting the MAP program.... [-]

USA Newark
September 2019
English
Full-time
1.5 - 2 years
Campus
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Universitas Gadjah Mada

Master in Accounting Program (M.Acc.) is designed to anticipate and respond to the professional needs of individuals as well as government officials in today's dynamic bu ... [+]

Master in Accounting Program (M.Acc.) is designed to anticipate and respond to the professional needs of individuals as well as government officials in today's dynamic business environment. The program offer concentration in Public Accounting, Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Information System Management, and Audit. The curriculum is designed for students to be able to take part in the dual degree and exchange programs.

Vision

Becoming a leading accounting master's program in Indonesia that advances applied accounting and encourage ethical accounting practices by generating international challenges.

Mission

Enriched with the strength of international networks but still rooted in local wisdom, we encourage students to become a competent, ethical, and professional person in the field accounting that is broad-minded and has qualified applied skills.... [-]

Indonesia Yogyakarta
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English
Full-time
3 semesters
Campus
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University of Auckland Business School

The Master of Professional Accounting is an 18-month coursework masters degree programme designed to prepare graduates for a career in accounting. You will acquire knowle ... [+]

The Master of Professional Accounting is an 18-month coursework masters degree programme designed to prepare graduates for a career in accounting. You will acquire knowledge and skills in business, accounting, finance, commercial law and taxation.

The programme is recognised by key professional accounting bodies, including Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ formerly NZICA), CPA Australia, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountant CIMA.

Career prospects

With a Master of Professional Accounting, you will have the skills and knowledge required to launch a career as an accountant with a chartered accountancy practice, industry or the public sector.... [-]

New Zealand Auckland
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English
Full-time
18 months
Campus
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University of Oulu

The International Master’s Degree Programme in Financial and Management Accounting (FMA) is a two-year program concentrating on the analysis of accounting information for ... [+]

Financial and Management Accounting, Master of Science (Economics and Business Administration) (2 years)

An internationally comparable degree in Economics from an AACSB accredited business school

Specialize in Financial Accounting or Management Accounting

In-depth knowledge of firm valuation, auditing, cost accounting, and capital investment planning

The International Master’s Degree Programme in Financial and Management Accounting (FMA) is a two-year program concentrating on the analysis of accounting information for the needs of a company’s internal decision-making as well as for outside investors.

The program will give you relevant expertise and core knowledge towards the adaption of an international financial reporting system, and help develop skills matching the growing need for management control and accounting of internationally operating firms. In particular, you will go through at least the following topics:... [-]

Finland Oulu
August 2020
English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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University of Hong Kong Faculty of Business and Economics

You will develop core competencies in accounting, finance, management and business analytics that are vital for you to succeed as a professional accountant, financial exp ... [+]

Our Programme

Offered in full-time mode, the HKU Master of Accounting programme will develop your core competencies in accounting, finance, management and business analytics that are vital for you to succeed as a professional accountant, financial expert and business leader.

Our programme delivers a rigorous learning experience across a wide spectrum of fields, including financial and managerial accounting, taxation, auditing, law, financial management, corporate governance, accounting analytics, strategic management, and business leadership. The curriculum has the following distinctive features:

A comprehensive postgraduate curriculum encompassing accounting, finance, management, and business analytics Theories that explicate the important roles of accounting in economic decisions Professional training in business leadership, strategic management reporting, and advanced financial and performance management benefited from the partnership with ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) Accounting data analytics that converts information into executable actions A capstone course to tie the various elements of the study together through real-world business projects ... [-]
Hong Kong Telegraph Bay
January 2020
English
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, Cornell University

The Johnson MPS in Management - Accounting Specialization is an accelerated one-year program that prepares students to take the CPA exam and to become successful leaders ... [+]

The Johnson MPS in Management - Accounting Specialization is an accelerated one-year program that prepares students to take the CPA exam and to become successful leaders and managers in the field of accounting. Offered through the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, one of the largest Ivy League Universities, the program is differentiated by its flexibility and unique curriculum which consists of a combination of core and electives, which allows students to complement a complete and rigorous technical accounting core with the depth and range of graduate electives of one of the world’s top MBA programs.

Program Format & Schedule

The MPS in Management - Accounting Specialization program starts in August. The program is two-semesters and 30-credit hours long.... [-]

USA Ithaca
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English
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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University of Washington, Tacoma - Milgard School of Business

The Milgard School of Business Master of Accounting (MAcc) program offers an innovative professional accounting program featuring courses in international accounting, soc ... [+]

About

Courses emphasize the skills and tools accountants need to be able to inform and assist decision makers. Key areas of accounting and business knowledge covered in our coursework include advanced topics in accounting, international accounting, planning, control and performance evaluation, financial statement analysis, financial accounting theory, taxation of businesses, and business law and ethics.

Our program provides the necessary fifth-year of higher education required for the State of Washington CPA exam.

Nine-month track

The fifth year of college you spend qualifying for the CPA exam will set you apart from the competition. The Milgard School's MAcc program at UW Tacoma provides a transformational experience for those aspiring to a successful career in accounting. Bolster your skills with practical and research-based knowledge that comes from a world-class university.... [-]

USA Tacoma
September 2019
English
Part-time
9 months
Campus
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La Trobe University

The two-year Master of Professional Accounting is suitable if you have an undergraduate degree without an accounting major. This degree helps you develop your understandi ... [+]

The two-year Master of Professional Accounting is suitable if you have an undergraduate degree without an accounting major. This degree helps you develop your understanding of accounting, economics, management and related areas. It is a suitable course for people interested in changing their career paths or broadening the options in their existing field in, for example, engineering, medicine, science or the arts.

We are partnered with CPA, ICAA, and the Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative and is a signatory to the United Nations' Principles of Responsible Management Education. These partnerships, education and research commitments ensure we offer a highly regarded, global perspective on business and finance.... [-]

English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Kaunas University of Technology

Accounting and Auditing programme is an internationally acknowledged study programme, providing in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge of accounting and audit for p ... [+]

Overview

Accounting and Auditing programme is an internationally acknowledged study programme, providing in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge of accounting and audit for pursuit of prestigious internationally recognised ACCA qualification and becoming a professional accounting or audit specialist, senior accountant, financial director, company’s manager at national or international company of audit, accounting or other business branch, Lithuanian or EU public sector institution.

The programme is run in Vilnius, the capital city, where major international accounting companies are located. Outstanding links with them provides placements, collaborative research, and employment. The studies are organised in the way to combine both studies and professional development at the same time.... [-]

Lithuania Kaunas
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English,Lithuanian
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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University of Luxembourg, Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance

The academic Master program in Accounting and Audit has been developed in partnership with leading academics and practitioners. The program offers scientifically based in ... [+]

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The academic Master program in Accounting and Audit has been developed in partnership with leading academics and practitioners. The program offers scientifically based in-depth knowledge of all specialist areas that are relevant to the field of accounting and auditing, without neglecting the practical relevance of the teaching content or the preparation of candidates for the job market. Students completing the degree course acquire the expertise to solve practical problems on a scientifically sound basis.

To become a statutory auditor in the European Union and a réviseur d’entreprises in Luxembourg candidates attain university entrance and achieve theoretical knowledge of subjects relevant to statutory audit and the ability to apply such knowledge in practice. Candidates aiming to obtain the professional qualification of réviseur d’entreprises will comprehensively have completed the theoretical stage of their training on a high academic level when they graduate.... [-]

Luxembourg Luxembourg City
September 2019
English
4 semesters
Campus
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Massey Business School

Join the only master’s programme in New Zealand endorsed by the Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA). The Master of Professional Accountancy and Finance is the only postgra ... [+]

One of a kind

Join the only master’s programme in New Zealand endorsed by the Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA). The Master of Professional Accountancy and Finance is the only postgraduate degree in New Zealand combining the vital business disciplines of accountancy and finance.

The Master of Professional Accountancy and Finance (MPAF) is the only master’s qualification in New Zealand endorsed by the CFA (Chartered Financial Analysts). Massey University is one of only 130 partner universities around the world to have a partnership agreement with the CFA.

Elevate your career

The Master of Professional Accountancy and Finance shows a commitment to gaining the business capabilities that are sought-after by potential employers. It will build on your previous study and/or practical work experience to help you develop an excellent understanding of accountancy and finance principles and practical applications. It is the only masters qualification where your study covers both these disciplines.... [-]

New Zealand Palmerston North Auckland Wellington
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English
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 6 years
Campus
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