The MSc Global Accounting course is designed for those who want to develop their understanding of accounting in a global context. With a strong focus on employability, this programme is aimed at students who have a numerical background and want to advance or switch to a career in the field.

The programme provides specialist knowledge to become a competent and effective business accounting professional, allowing you to go above and beyond your core graduate abilities and skills. Students additionally have the chance to work with professional bodies and employers, as well as undertaking entrepreneurial activities, to further strengthen employability following graduation.

This programme will have the option to start online for all 2020 intakes. Students will learn in a virtual classroom, which is a live learning experience and allows for interaction with the tutor, as well as the ability to work in student groups. Students will then have the option to complete the programme in Germany once they are able to travel.

Germany is the most popular option for international students looking to study in Europe, recognised for its high-quality education of which you can experience with GISMA.^

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*Available for 2020 intakes only, terms and conditions apply.

ACCA

If you are fully ACCA qualified – having completed all 13 papers – you will only need to complete the Governance and Social Responsibility module and the programme dissertation to be awarded the MSc Global Accounting.

Top-up for ACCA qualified students

If you have completed all 13 ACCA papers, then the MSc Global Accounting can be used as a top-up. All you will need to do is complete the Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility modules and the programme dissertation to be awarded this degree.

Established provider

The University of Law is the UK's longest-established specialist provider of legal education, with over 100 years of experience supporting students to build successful careers. This institution is a world leader in legal and business education. with a reputation for innovation and excellence in learning. 

Who is the programme for?

This course is perfect for those looking to develop their knowledge of business and become a successful accounting professional. The programme will provide you with an in-depth knowledge of all the crucial aspects of accounting along with a strategic perspective in a global context.

How will you learn?

The MSc Global Accounting course is delivered interactively with a real-world focus, to prepare students for the ever-changing business world after they graduate. In addition to traditional face-to-face learning within the classroom, you will receive core textbooks and various reading materials. Students will also have access to a wealth of online facilities from the Financial Times and other professional bodies. These resources provide a range of sector and business based material which represent live accounting and finance changes and analysis reports. Continuous access to these articles ensures that our students are up-to-date with today’s fast-paced financial industry and therefore prepared professionally for the field.


Modules overview

The full-time course will take one year to complete, divided into two semesters of 12 weeks. You will study 60 credits in each semester, starting your dissertation module in Semester 2. Students will study the four compulsory modules and can choose one elective module.

Core modules include:

  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Reporting
  • Strategic Management Accounting
  • Research Methods, Professional Development and Dissertation / Project

Electives include:

  • Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Global Auditing and Assurance

Assesment

  • Students will be assessed in several ways throughout the duration of the programme. To achieve learning outcomes both academically and professionally, assessments will include preparation and feedback from seminars, workshops, tests and presentations. The course will also include group work and various group assessments.

Career direction

Gaining a Masters in Global Accounting can open the door to many financial and business careers. Upon completion of the course, potential fields for students could include business analysis, financial management, accounting and other management positions within a wider business context. Students who graduate from this degree may also consider professional accounting qualifications, an MBA or a PhD.

 


Fees and funding

Please contact a programme consultant for more details on how to apply.

Tuition fee - €15,000

Fees for top-up for ACCA qualified students - €5,600  

 

Flexible payment plan

GISMA offers flexible payment plans that allow you to spread the costs of your programme fees in up to six instalments. A refundable* deposit of €2,000 is required to secure your place, and the remainder of the tuition fee is to be paid after the start of programme in accordance with your payment schedule.

You will be eligible for a discount of 0.5% off the total fee if the payment of the entire tuition fee is completed before the first instalment due date.

Payments are accepted by bank transfer, or via one of our payment partners – Transfermate and Stripe. If you have any queries regarding payment options, please speak to a programme consultant.

*Terms and conditions apply.

A specific payment plan for you can be agreed with GISMA and only the deposit is the fixed amount that is required. Should you be granted a scholarship, the tuition fee schedule will be adjusted accordingly.

 

Entry requirements

  • 2:2 or above from a UK Bachelor’s degree in a numerate area (e.g. Accounting, Finance or Business with Accounting or Finance etc).
  • International requirements - an English Language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.

Students who are fully ACCA exam qualified (all 13 papers completed) are only required to complete the Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility module in addition to the dissertation.

If you have previously studied a qualification or a module(s) within a qualification which you believe may be considered for an exemption, a non-standard application route is also available. Applicants without a bachelor's degree may apply if they possess at least 5 years' managerial experience. For more information and details on the non-standard application process please contact an advisor today for more information.


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  • Full-time
  • Berlin
  • 1 Year
  • Jan, Apr, Jun, Sept
  • € 15000 per course

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Connect with 64,000 professionals working across legal and business sector

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Study with an international student cohort with over 40 nationalities 

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Earn up to €40,000**, the average graduate salary in Germany 

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After successfully graduating, you will be entitled to apply for an 18 month post-study residence permit 

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