A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.
Accounting is often referred to as the “language of business.” It is a process which measures a business or organization’s financial and economic activity. There are various organizations within the field of accounting that assist with this process. Some of these groups may include standard-setters, professional bodies, and accounting firms.
Education in the United Kingdom is a devolved matter with each of the countries of the United Kingdom having separate systems under different governments: the UK Government is responsible for England, and the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government and the Northern Ireland Executive are responsible for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, respectively.
Masters in Accounting in the United Kingdom
The MProf Accounting Practice has been designed to enhance the capabilities of managers working in the accountancy profession. It does this by developing your... [+]
Master in Accounting Practice (MProf)
The MProf Accounting Practice has been designed to enhance the capabilities of managers working in the accountancy profession. It does this by developing your skills of reflective practice and culminates in a major workplace based research project. It has been designed specifically for members of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and is an excellent option for those wishing to develop themselves through a critical exploration of their role and evolving managerial responsibilities. One of the benefits of the MProf is that it provides the opportunity to make a claim for academic recognition against your existing relevant formal and informal learning.... [-]
This established programme has enabled many students to progress into an accounting or finance career. [+]
Master in Accounting and Finance
This established programme has enabled many students to progress into an accounting or finance career.
It has now been radically revised for 2013/14 to give students the opportunity to take a professional qualification within the course, the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Certificate from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW. The intention is that, along with the MSc, this will both prepare students for a financial role within a company and show potential employers that the student not only has theoretical, but also practical professional knowledge.
Those students who do not wish to take the IFRS certificate have an alternative research-based programme whilst their colleagues are working on the IFRS material.... [-]
The AIU Master of Accounting (MAcc) degree program is a 60-quarter credit program that can help holders of a baccalaureate degree in accounting to acquire advanced specialization in the field [+]
Master of Accounting (MAcc)
The AIU Master of Accounting (MAcc) degree program is a 60-quarter credit program that can help holders of a baccalaureate degree in accounting to acquire advanced specialization in the field and to help prepare for senior-level opportunities. The program culminates in two courses that may prepare students for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) licensure examination.* Students are immersed in accounting for managers, accounting information systems, leadership and ethics for managers and public & not-for-profit accounting.
Successful completion of the Master of Accounting degree program can provide students with an advanced level of market-relevant knowledge and skills, including how to:... [-]
During this program students’ competencies are developed through the study of leading edge accounting and finance practices and the development of relevant research skills. [+]
The Master of Accounting (MAcc) and Master of Finance (MFin) programmes have been designed as a comprehensive suite of programmes that provide students with a common core of knowledge, analysing international developments in the fields of financial reporting, management accounting, corporate finance and financial management. This core supplies the foundation for students to investigate aspects of the subject that are of specific interest to them in depth. The student’s choice of specialisation will lead them to achieve one of our named degrees:Master of Accounting (MAcc)Master of Accounting (Corporate Governance)Master of Accounting (Oil & Gas)Master of Accounting (Internal Audit) - New for 2009/10Master of Accounting (Micro-Finance) - New for 2009/10Master of Accounting (Public Sector Financial Management)Master of Accounting (Social Entrepreneurial Finance) - New for 2009/10... [-]