Specifically, in addition to developing core knowledge and skills in accounting and finance, you will learn to analyse how accounting and finance is concerned with a range of institutional and organisational processes of calculation, reporting, and evaluation. You will also learn to appreciate the interdependencies between accounting and accountability, financial management and risk, performance management and sustainability, governance and regulation, policy making and change, among other key fundamental concepts related to, implicated in, or affected by accounting and finance. You will learn to critically evaluate the use and suitability of accounting and finance techniques in different contexts. You will gain a deep understanding of the nature of organisations in the economy and society, and the crucial role that accounting and finance play in societies, economies, institutions, markets, organisations, and even individual behaviours.
The Accounting and Finance program aims to train and develop students as experts in their fields during their four-year education. In addition, the program aims to provide students with academic foundations, knowledge and skills to prepare them for a career that provides challenge and reward. In today’s global competitive environment, our program also aims to develop well-equipped, knowledgeable and creative graduates who have a very clear vision of the current theoretical and technical characteristics of the program. Other goals of our program include developing students for preparation of financial statements, analyzing and auditing the financial statements, reducing the cost of goods and services, managing costs and managing the funds effectively and efficiently for an organization in order to achieve its goals.
It is obvious that the need for educated, competent and expert personnel who can work in private and public institutions in this field, nationally and internationally, will be higher than ever. Graduates of the program will be able to take positions in financial reporting, financial analysis, costing, cost management, financial management as well as in general management positions in Accounting and Finance departments.
The MSc Accounting and Finance programme seeks to expand upon students’ existing knowledge of mathematics through a combination of practical and theoretical study. The programme aims to provide students with a specialist education in accounting and finance. It will give a global perspective on investment markets and asset classes, provide practical as well as theoretical knowledge on the processes and mechanics underlying investment, and build on students’ existing numerical skills so that they are able to understand and practice investment-related mathematics.