Masters in Accounting and Finance in Asia

Top Master Degrees in Accounting and Finance in Asia 2017

Accounting and Finance

A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.

Accounting and finance is an academic area of study that prepares students for a variety of careers in the business realm. Classes usually focus on what makes up the financial system of the economy as well as financial management tools.

Students who complete a part of their degree in Asia are growing in numbers. Currently, the second and the third biggest economies are in Asia. Without limitation, students have described their time in Asia as the best experience of their lives. Today, three of the four most populated countries of the world are in Asia: China, India, and Indonesia.

Masters Degree in Accounting and Finance in Asia

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Master in Professional Accounting

United Arab Emirates University, College of Business and Economics
Campus Part time September 2017 United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi

As part of its mission to become a world-class university, the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) is expanding its graduate program offerings at both Masters and Doctoral levels. The accounting department is launching the first AACSB-accredited MPA program in the region to meet local demands for practitioners and managers alike. [+]

Top Masters Programs in Accounting and Finance in Asia 2017. As part of its mission to become a world-class university, the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) is expanding its graduate program offerings at both Masters and Doctoral levels. The accounting department is launching the first AACSB-accredited MPA program in the region to meet local demands for practitioners and managers alike. The Accounting Department has obtained (in 2012) the first AACSB-accounting accreditation in the GCC and MENA region, and the tenth worldwide outside North America. As the professional accounting field is highly needed in the country, this program was considered to attract top businesses and companies from around the world. The MPA program caters for practicing accountants and managers who have chosen the professional path, and would like to further their education with a post-graduate degree in accounting. The degree will also be a natural route to a Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA). Students whose first degree is not accounting, or with limited or no background on accounting and/or Business will have to successfully complete foundation courses before they are formally admitted to the program. However, those courses will not count towards the final credit hours of the program. For those students who have limited background in accounting (mainly business students), they will be asked to successfully complete two foundation courses, before they are admitted to the program. As for students with no relevant degree (mainly non-business students), they will be asked to take four courses. In addition, each applicant with no business background will be subject to an individual assessment on a case by case basis to make sure that the pool of students have the basic competencies and knowledge (mainly in economics and statistics) needed for the program. Teaching will be through evening sessions. Each semester (Fall and Spring) will be divided into two quarters, two courses offered each quarter. This translates into students being able to do 8 courses every academic year, needing 3 semesters to complete the 12 courses required. Each course is equivalent to 3 credit hours which are equivalent to 48 contact hours (inclusive of class hours, compulsory group work, and supervised field projects). The objectives of the MPA program include the following: Enable graduates to have a high level of functional and technical competence in accounting that surpasses market-offered competencies. Cover much wider areas of accounting than any of the professional accounting certifications that tend to be narrowly specialized. Develop personal and business competencies (technical and non-technical) of graduates and provide them with an excellent foundation for successful professional careers. These competences are knowledge and professional skills essential to career success, such as research skills, analysis skills, judgment skills, critical thinking skills, communication skills, and group interaction skills. Enable graduates to apply best accounting theories to their own practices, which form the basis of a sound accounting profession in the region and internationally. Enable graduates to meet one of the criteria for enrollment in DBA programs. Enable accountants who are yet to obtain professional certifications to complete the required minimum credit hours of higher education study (for example the 150 credit hours required for the American CPA certification). Admission Requirements Admission to the MPA program will be based on the following criteria: A cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or equivalent, in all undergraduate work. A Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited university recognized by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. A score of at least 6.0 on the IELTS Academic exam or equivalent. This test score must be less than two years old at the time of application. Candidates will be required to have a formal interview in English. Candidates will be required to submit two recommendation letters. Candidates with no degree in Accounting but with a business background will be required to successfully complete two prerequisite foundation courses. Candidates with no degree in accounting and no business background will be required to successfully complete four prerequisite foundation courses. In addition, a case-by-case assessment will be made for each candidate. A complete application package must include the following: Completed application form; The required non-refundable application fee stated on the form (AED 1000). This fee must be paid prior to consideration of the application; Two certified copies of official transcripts from all Colleges or universities attended (the applicant must arrange for these to be sent directly to the Office of the Registrar and Dean of Enrollment); and An official copy of the applicant’s IELTS certificate or equivalent. Final decisions concerning a student's acceptance into the program rests with the MPA Admissions Committee. [-]

Master of Management Studies

Duke Kunshan University
Campus Full time 10  July 2017 China Kunshan

The Master of Management Studies: Duke Kunshan University program offers students the best of two worlds. The core curriculum is delivered in English by The Fuqua School of Business’s top-ranked faculty at both Duke University in Durham, NC, and at Duke Kunshan University in Kunshan, China. In both locations, you’ll enjoy world-class educational facilities and rigorous, engaging business education. [+]

The Master of Management Studies: Duke Kunshan University program offers students the best of two worlds. The core curriculum is delivered in English by The Fuqua School of Business’s top-ranked faculty at both Duke University in Durham, NC, and at Duke Kunshan University in Kunshan, China. In both locations, you’ll enjoy world-class educational facilities and rigorous, engaging business education. Pursue a Hands-On Business Education with the MMS: Duke Kunshan Program Duke Kunshan University is pioneering a new model of education, training students to rethink the boundaries of global business through active experiential learning for a business education like no other. From our team-based structure, which mimics a collaborative corporate environment, to our instructional design and advanced curriculum, we teach you how to not only thrive in, but also help reinvent, the business world. Both inside and outside of the classroom, the MMS: Duke Kunshan program challenges students to become active thinkers, learners, teammates and leaders. Create the business career you want using the valuable resources a Duke Kunshan University business education has to offer. MMS: Duke Kunshan Academic Courses & Curriculum The business world is booming, and you have 10 months to prepare. Beginning in July each year and running through mid-May, the Master of Management Studies: Duke Kunshan University program is organized into multiple 6- and 2-week terms, with a total of 15 courses. All courses are conducted in English, and Mandarin proficiency is not needed to attend the MMS: Duke Kunshan program. The streamlined MMS: Duke Kunshan curriculum and course structure is designed to immerse you in business as quickly as possible, without sacrificing substance and quality. MMS: Duke Kunshan classes give you the tools, framework and vocabulary you need to enter the world of business with a solid foundation. Our extensive curriculum features quantitatively rigorous courses, as well as thought-provoking classes that challenge you to apply course material to real-world business. This combination of courses challenges students to apply their previous knowledge and strong business education background in order to analytically, creatively and intelligently find solutions to complex problems. Below are descriptions of the courses you will take throughout the MMS: Duke Kunshan program. Please note that the actual course sequence is subject to change from one academic year to the next. Introduction to Financial Accounting Business Communication I Quantitative Business Analysis Fundamentals of Business Economics Introduction to Marketing Analysis Foundations of Capital Markets Principles of Strategy Foundations of Corporate Finance Fundamentals of Market Intelligence Principles of Cost & Managerial Accounting Spreadsheet Modeling & Decision Analysis Foundations of Management & Organizations Fundamentals of Financial Analysis Introduction to Operations & Supply Chain Management Business Communications II Career Exploration Trips & Corporate Visits On career exploration trips, you’ll have the opportunity to visit companies in China to meet with executives and Duke University alumni, and learn about potential employment opportunities. Corporate visits involve on-site meetings with executives, discussing everything from entry-level employment opportunities to in-depth processes and challenges of specific industries and companies. Shanghai is conveniently accessible from Kunshan by high-speed train, so you'll have frequent opportunities to visit this city that is a popular destination for corporate headquarters of multinational companies. MMS: Duke Kunshan Program Admissions Criteria In order to apply for the MMS: Duke Kunshan program, at a minimum, you must have earned or expect to earn a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university by the time the program starts. Students from any academic background can apply. A typical MMS student has less than 2 years’ work experience. If you already have an MBA or equivalent, you are not eligible for the MMS: Duke Kunshan program. If you have more than 2 years of full-time, post-graduate work experience, please contact the admissions office to talk about how your unique situation fits our admissions criteria. All applications are evaluated holistically based on multiple criteria. Outlined below are the ways in which we evaluate the components of applications to determine if students fit our selection criteria. Academic Aptitude & Quantitative Proficiency The MMS: Duke Kunshan academic environment is rigorous, fast-paced and requires strong quantitative and analytical skills. We utilize standardized test scores, transcripts and any applicable work experience to ensure that our admitted students will be successful in the program. The Admissions Committee pays particular attention to the quantitative segment of your test score to ensure that you can handle the rigor of the program. There are no prerequisite courses for the program, but if you do not have a strong quantitative background, we recommend that you take courses such as statistics, calculus or finance. This will provide another measure of your quantitative ability. Professional Experience & Career Potential Our admissions criteria does not indicate a required minimum work experience; however, you should have no more than two years of full-time, post-graduate work experience. We evaluate paid and unpaid work engagements — including volunteer positions, part-time work, student clubs and activities, and internships — to provide insight into your initiative, experience working in a team environment, and other skills that would translate well into potential career paths after the MMS: Duke Kunshan program. Reflect on your experiences and ensure that they are well-represented in your application. How have they helped you mature and develop leadership and teamwork skills? How will they enable you to be an active contributor to the learning environment? How will you leverage your experiences to achieve your career goals? English Proficiency Applicants for whom English is a second language are encouraged to submit a score from an English proficiency test (TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE), but these scores are not required to complete your application. Visit the International Applicants page for further information. [-]

Master of Accounting & Finance (MAccFin)

HELP University
Campus Full time October 2017 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

The MAF aims to provide the theoretical framework and skills which accountants and financial managers need in order to cope with an increasingly complex and global accountancy environment. [+]

Top Masters Programs in Accounting and Finance in Asia 2017. Professional accountants are increasingly being appointed to helm large corporations in a rapidly challenging and highly dynamic business environment in both the private and public sectors. With a clear mandate from government and industry regulators to enhance business performance, accountants have taken up key positions in the corporate world, expanding their expertise into other service industries such as in ICT, transportation and aviation and many other areas. The MAF aims to provide the theoretical framework and skills which accountants and financial managers need in order to cope with an increasingly complex and global accountancy environment. The programme provides an advanced study of accounting and financial management enabling accounting and finance graduates to extend their academic training to the frontiers of professional knowledge and also enabling professionally qualified accountants to take stock of, and enhance, what they have learnt in practice. Qualifying candidates with the MAF may be acceptable for up to two (2) exemptions for the CPA Australia professional examinations; students are advised to confirm the status of this CPA exemption when they register for the course. Subject Listing Introductory Case & Research Methodology (non-credit subject) Core Subjects (8 units) Fundamentals of Accounting Financial Accounting and Reporting Accounting Principles and Theory Management Accounting Financial Management Fundamentals of Business Law Business Economics Information Processes, Controls and Communication Accounting and Management Electives Management Theory & Practice Corporate Governance and Accountability Other Electives – available when subject(s) offered Advanced Auditing & Assurance Contemporary Accounting Issues Facing Business Assessment: Exam (50%) + 2 Assignments (50%) Entry Requirements A Bachelor degree from a recognized University preferably with adequate industry experience, or such other relevant qualification as may be approved, in alignment with the Ministry of Higher Education guidelines, by the ELM Academic Board. [-]

Master of Accounting in Forensic Analysis

Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)
Campus Full time Part time 16  September 2017 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur + 1 more

This programme of Master of Accounting in Forensic Analysis is designed to provide a progressive, challenging and stimulating framework of study that will equip you with knowledge and skills required in this field. [+]

Master of Accounting in Forensic Analysis This programme of Master of Accounting in Forensic Analysis is designed to provide a progressive, challenging and stimulating framework of study that will equip you with knowledge and skills required in this field. With the corporate financial scandals of the 1990s and the economic crisis that looms today, forensic accountants are becoming more and more vital for ensuring that financial transactions are done legally and ethically. Thus, forensic accounting and fraud investigation is one of the fastest growing areas of accounting, and there is an increasing global demand for specialists with forensic accounting knowledge and skills. Admission Requirements Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field with minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent as acceptable by the Senate; OR Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a relevant field but for CGPA below 2.75; can be accepted provided that the candidates must have 5 years working experience in relevant field. Graduates of equivalent qualifications who have several years of relevant industry experience. Evidence of satisfactory English language skills is required for candidates where English is not their first language, such as IELTS 6.0 or above or TOEFL 550 or above. Who should attend This progamme is ideal for any fresh graduate interested in pursuing a career in the dynamic and growing field of forensic accounting and fraud examination as well as those accountants and auditors who wish to pursue or enhance their career as forensic accountants. This programme integrates the accounting, auditing and investigative skills used to yield analysis and results suitable for use by the courts as the basis for resolution. The Benefits of This Programme On successful completion of this programme, you will be able to : Demonstrate an advanced understanding of the concepts, principles of forensic accounting theory, familiar with the legal framework of forensic accounting services and understand the roles and responsibilities of the forensic accountant. Recognize and appropriately respond to ethical issues in the practice of accounting by incorporating appropriate professional codes of conduct and social responsibility. Conduct successful investigations and communicate effectively in writing and orally both in and out of the courtroom with respect to a variety of criminal and civil financial matters. Develop a mindset of professional scepticism, using critical thinking and creative approaches to complex problem solving. Gather and analyze quantitative and non-quantitative evidence, plan and conduct a research project in a professional and ethical manner which requires familiarity with a range of data, research sources and appropriate methodologies. Create, evaluate and assess a range of options together with developing the capacity to apply ideas and knowledge to a range of situations. Programme Modules & Project / Dissertation The modules of this programme will provide the knowledge and analytical skill to identify and apply the law, the rules of procedure and evidence and ethics that relate to forensic accounting. Core Modules Optional Modules* Quantitative Methods For Decision Making Managerial Finance Management Accounting for Decision Making Management Control and Audit Financial Accounting and Reporting Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination Forensic Accounting Engagement Financial Statement Fraud Accounting Information Systems Research Methodology Dissertation OR Anti-Money Laundering Cybercrime and Investigation Criminology & Legal Framework Project Paper/Case Study Dissertation Training in research methods, through the Research Methodology Module, in addition to close supervision, will encourage you to develop your research skills so that you can complete your dissertation or project paper efficiently. The dissertation helps you to develop the kind of skills you will need for work in a variety of careers, as well as to develop your specific ability to research and analyse academic problems. The research will enable you to exercise critical judgment and demonstrate professionalism and compliance to ethical standards. The main purpose of this dissertation/project undertaking is to allow you to explore your area of interest such as fraud examination, litigation consulting or expert witnessing and to apply the right approach or methodology and again to arrive at the rightful solutions that best suit or solve the problems at hands. You will be expected to deal with your chosen topic in a competent and scholarly manner, and to display critical discrimination and a sense of proportion in evaluating evidence and the opinions of others. Dual Degree Award: APU, Malaysia & Staffordshire University, UK [-]

Master of Accounting

Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)
Campus Full time Part time 16 - 60  January 2017 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur + 1 more

This programme of Master of Accounting is designed to expose students further to both financial and managerial aspects of accounting. [+]

Top Masters Programs in Accounting and Finance in Asia 2017. Master of Accounting This programme of Master of Accounting is designed to expose students further to both financial and managerial aspects of accounting. It enables students to remain current with the latest practices and principles of accounting and share an in depth knowledge of the accounting concepts and standard procedures. Students will be able to demonstrate professionalism and compliance to ethical standards in executing their accountabilities and responsibilities in evaluating and decision making. Admission Requirements Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field with minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent as acceptable by the Senate; OR Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a relevant field but for CGPA below 2.75; can be accepted provided that the candidates must have 5 years working experience in relevant field. Graduates of equivalent qualifications who have several years of relevant industry experience. Evidence of satisfactory English language skills is required for candidates where English is not their first language, such as IELTS 6.0 or above or TOEFL 550 or above. Who should attend This programme is specially designed for enhancing the current group of accounting graduates or practitioners who may need to further advance, improve their fundamental understanding of the accounting profession and the market needs from the academia perspective. It is a process of preparation as well as upgrading their skills. The Benefits of This Programme On successful completion of this programme, you will be able to : Demonstrate a coherent and advanced understanding of the concepts, principles of accounting, its applications and financial workings, and also the application of such understanding in using those financial assets to the real world of business and investment. Describe and comment on advanced scholarship in Accounting and finance and critically evaluate arguments and assumptions to make judgments. Demonstrate the ability to recognize and appropriately respond to ethical issues in the practice of accounting by incorporating appropriate professional codes of conduct and social responsibility. Use oral, written and electronic communication to elicit information, to explain, debate and present complex arguments, knowledge and rationale to different audiences and circumstances. Gather, interpret, evaluate, analyze and apply relevant professional standards to complex accounting-related issues, and come to well-reasoned conclusions. Demonstrate a commitment to life-long learning and professional development by reading and critically appraise management theory. Programme Modules & Project / Dissertation The modules of this programme will provide the knowledge and analytical skill to explore and explain the principles and practices of accounting. Core Modules Optional Modules* Quantitative Methods For Decision Making Managerial Finance Management Accounting for Decision Making Management Control and Audit Financial Accounting and Reporting Taxation Financial Reporting and Analysis Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination Accounting Information Systems Research Methodology Dissertation OR Ethical Obligation in Accounting Accounting for Islamic Financial Institutions Business Law Project Paper/Case Study Dissertation Training in research methods, through the Research Methodology Module, in addition to close supervision, will encourage you to develop your research skills so that you can complete your dissertation or project paper efficiently. The dissertation helps you to develop the kind of skills you will need for work in a variety of careers, as well as to develop your specific ability to research and analyse academic problems. The research will enable you to plan and conduct in a professional and ethical manner, produce and disseminate good quality research to solve business problems and issues.The main purpose of this dissertation/project undertaking is to allow you to explore your area of interest and to apply the right approach or methodology and again to arrive at the rightful solutions that best suit or solve the problems at hands. You will be expected to deal with your chosen topic in a competent and scholarly manner, and to display critical discrimination and a sense of proportion in evaluating evidence and the opinions of others. Dual Degree Award: APU, Malaysia & Staffordshire University, UK [-]

Master of Islamic Finance and Banking

Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)
Campus Full time 16  September 2017 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

This programme of Master in Islamic Banking and Finance aims to produce graduates that are competent, possessing both in depth knowledge and a wide range of skills in Islamic Finance, banking and investment, making them capable of meeting the growing needs of industry, research and education in Malaysia and worldwide. [+]

Master of Islamic Banking and Finance This programme of Master in Islamic Banking and Finance aims to produce graduates that are competent, possessing both in depth knowledge and a wide range of skills in Islamic Finance, banking and investment, making them capable of meeting the growing needs of industry, research and education in Malaysia and worldwide. This programme is also to support the vision and ambition of the government of Malaysia to make Malaysia a centre of innovation and excellence in the Islamic financial world. Admission Requirements Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as acceptable by the Senate; OR Bachelor’s degree or equivalent but for CGPA below 2.50; can be accepted provided that the candidates must have 5 years working experience in relevant field. Graduates of equivalent qualifications who have several years of relevant industry experience. Evidence of satisfactory English language skills is required for candidates where English is not their first language, such as IELTS 6.0 or above or TOEFL 550 or above. Who should attend This programme is specifically designed to produce professionals equipped with expertise in both the conventional finance and Shariah for a career in the banking services or investment as well as any Islamic financial institutions. It is also for those executives and managers desiring specialisation in Islamic banking and finance in order to assist personal development and career advancements in the banking and finance industry. The Benefits of This Programme On successful completion of this programme, you will be able to : Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of contemporary issues in Islamic and conventional finance and ability to compare and contrast between Islamic and conventional financial markets in a global setting. Identify the ethical and legal responsibilities in Islamic and conventional finance and determine their impact on financial decision making. Plan and conduct a research project in a professional and ethical manner. Analyze and respond to Islamic financial management problems and opportunities to think critically and suggest possible solutions. Conceptualize Islamic financial management issues into coherent written statements and oral presentations. Programme Modules & Project / Dissertation The modules of this programme will provide the knowledge and analytical skill to explore and explain the principles and practices of Islamic banking and finance. Core Modules Optional Modules* Quantitative Methods For Decision Making Islamic Financial Institutions and markets Islamic Banking Products and Services Islamic Jurisprudence Islamic Economics Islamic Banking Operations Islamic Risk Management Islamic Capital Markets Takaful Research Methodology Dissertation OR Islamic Financial Planning Accounting for Islamic Financial Institutions Islamic Law of contracts Project Paper/Case Study Dissertation Training in research methods, through the Research Methodology Module, in addition to close supervision, will encourage you to develop your research skills so that you can complete your dissertation or project paper efficiently. The dissertation helps you to develop the kind of skills you will need for work in a variety of careers, as well as to develop your specific ability to research and analyse academic problems. The research will enable you to exercise critical judgment and illustrate how economic analysis has relevance to financial decision taking. The main purpose of this dissertation/project undertaking is to allow you to explore your area of interest and to apply the right approach or methodology and again to arrive at the rightful solutions that best suit or solve the problems at hands. You will be expected to deal with your chosen topic in a competent and scholarly manner, and to display critical discrimination and a sense of proportion in evaluating evidence and the opinions of others. Dual Degree Award: APU, Malaysia & Staffordshire University, UK [-]

Master of Professional Accounting

King Abdulaziz University, Faculty of Economics & Administration FEA
Campus Part time September 2017 Saudi Arabia Jeddah

Master of Professional Accounting program is one of the excellent programs which is offered by the university, where the Faculty of Economics and Management represented [+]

Master of Professional AccountingMaster of Professional Accounting program is one of the  excellent programs which is offered by the university, where the Faculty of Economics and Management represented by Department of Accounting  proud in this program.One aspect of excellence in Master of Professional Accounting  program is that teaching is at the end of the week (Wednesday - Thursday - Friday) in order to suit the accountants working in public and private sectors. As well as the curriculum is shown in the program in the form of training packages using the latest audio-visual media.

 

 

Requirements for the degree of Master of Professional Accounting:

For a master's degree in Professional Accounting students must complete at least:For (48) and supported unit of study, and be distributed as follows:... [-]