MSc in International Accounting, Auditing, and Financial Management

General

Programme Description

The International Hellenic University is Greece’s first state university, where programmes are taught exclusively in English. It already attracts a strong international academic faculty and outstanding students from Southeast and other European and Black Sea countries. As a State University, all degrees awarded are accredited by the Government and are recognized in the European Union and internationally.

The Programme

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.

Ideal Career Path

The Careers Office of the International Hellenic University provides you with focused events, access to career information, vacancy information, career fairs, Erasmus opportunities, and internships. The programme supports students who aim for careers as:

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

Programme Structure

Core modules: Accounting and Financial Analysis| Auditing| Accountability, Governance, and Regulation| Management Accounting| Credit Analysis for Bank Loan Decision Making| Foundations of Finance |Corporate Finance | Quantitative Methods

Elective modules (you can choose four): Taxation | | Advanced Auditing | Accounting Information Systems | Transfer Pricing | Advanced Company Valuation | Corporate Governance Sustainability: Accounting and Reporting | Accounting Fraud Examination | Ethics in Accounting Banking Legal Environment | Financial Regulation | Accounting for Derivatives | Cost Planning and Analysis for Competitive Advantage Mergers and Acquisitions |Global Capital Markets |Behavioral Finance | Entrepreneurship

Dissertation: As part of the MSc programme, students submit an individual project on a subject relating to their studies and career.

Target Audience: The programme is designed for students who have an Accounting or related degree and/or background in quantitative research who are aiming for a career in accounting, auditing, finance, business, management, and law in the international market. Also, it is designed for students with critical & analytical skills and an inclination and/or interest in related career paths.

Admission Criteria/Entry Requirements

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

Application

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 2015.

Last updated Feb 2018

About the School

The International Hellenic University (IHU) was established by Law No. 3391 in October 2005 and is based in Thessaloniki, Greece. The IHU is Greece’s first state university, where programmes are taugh ... Read More

The International Hellenic University (IHU) was established by Law No. 3391 in October 2005 and is based in Thessaloniki, Greece. The IHU is Greece’s first state university, where programmes are taught exclusively in English. Read Less