MSc in International Accounting, Auditing, and Financial Management

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The University

The International Hellenic University is the first Greek public University where all programmes are taught exclusively in English. The University has a strong faculty of internationally distinguished academics

The Course

The MSc in International Accounting, Auditing, and Financial Management has been developed by experts with experience in international accounting, auditing, and finance in both academia and industry. The MSc combines accounting and auditing knowledge with expertise in finance, which helps students gain the necessary knowledge of the international accounting and finance environment.

The Dissertation

As part of the MScs programme students work on a 3-month project on a subject related to their academic interests and career aspirations.

The Master’s dissertation provides a good opportunity to apply theory and concepts learned in their courses to a real-world business environment.

Students submit an individual 10,000 – word project using different types of datasets, as well as the writing of case studies and reports often based on summer internships.

Ideal Career Path

Upon completion of studies, graduates will have access to a vast range of career opportunities in international and local organisations. Employing organisations may be in the private of public sector. The programme is designed to boost employability for students and professionals who aim for international careers as:

  • Accountants
  • Auditors
  • Consultants in accounting, auditing, tax and financial management
  • Tax revenue officers
  • Corporate lawyers

Consulting project (optional)

During the last part of the taught terms, students participate in a consulting project relevant to their interests. In groups, students study an actual problem of a particular accounting firm, industry or organisation. Following analysis of the problem, the students prepare and present concrete and practical solution(s). More information at http://www.ihu.edu.gr/gateway/expertise/sprojects.html.

Schedule

Duration of the Programme:
1 year full-time (FT) or 2 years part-time (PT)

Teaching takes place during weekday afternoons, usually 18.00 – 21.00.

The programme starts in October.

Events and Seminars

The IHU organises regularly events, workshops and business seminars. Some of these are offered exclusively to the IHU students and alumni.

The purpose of the Events and Seminars is to act as a link between the academic community and businesses by introducing you to the real world of business and showing you how the notions and techniques learnt in the classroom apply and materialize in the Greek business context.

After all, you will get a better taste of many sectors of the market.

 

Furthermore, the IHU welcomes the presentation of working academic papers of outstanding Greek and international academics. This consists the "Research Seminar" series.

The purpose of the Research Seminar Series is to bring together the academic and business community by presenting contemporary research topics in Finance, Business, Marketing, Accounting and Economics, among others. Through these seminars, as an international centre of knowledge, innovation and research, the IHU attempts to further strengthen its strategic role in academic excellence.

Application-Entry requirements

  • a good university degree from a recognised university
  • proof of English competence (recently acquired IELTS /TOEFL/TOEIC or Proficiency)

The University operates on a rolling admissions basis. This means that candidates apply for and are admitted to the MSc all year round until all the available places are filled. The programme begins in October.

Seminars, events and industry partnerships

The IHU organises regularly events, workshops and business seminars. Some of these are offered exclusively to the IHU students and alumni. The purpose of the Events and Seminars is to act as a link between the academic community and businesses by introducing you to the real world of business and showing you how the notions and techniques learnt in the classroom apply and materialize in the Greek business context. After all, you will get a better taste of many sectors of the market.

Furthermore, the IHU welcomes the presentation of working academic papers of outstanding Greek and international academics. This consists the "Research Seminar" series.

The purpose of the Research Seminar Series is to bring together the academic and business community by presenting contemporary research topics in Finance, Business, Marketing, Accounting and Economics, among others. Through these seminars, as an international centre of knowledge, innovation and research, the IHU attempts to further strengthen its strategic role in academic excellence.

 

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