Taught course

Global Accounting

Institution
GISMA Business School · GISMA Business School
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A 2:2 or above from a UK Bachelor’s degree in a numerate area (e.g. Accounting, Finance or Business with Accounting or Finance etc).

Students who are fully ACCA exam qualified (all 14 papers completed) are only required to complete the Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility module in addition to the dissertation.

If you have previously studied a qualification or a module(s) within a qualification which you believe may be considered for an exemption, a non-standard application route is also available.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The MSc Global Accounting course is designed for those who want to develop their understanding of accounting in a global context. With a strong focus on employability, this programme is aimed at students who have a numerical background and want to advance or switch to a career in the field.

The programme provides specialist knowledge to become a competent and effective business accounting professional, allowing you to go above and beyond your core graduate abilities and skills. Students additionally have the chance to work with professional bodies and employers, as well as undertaking entrepreneurial activities, to further strengthen employability following graduation.

Accreditations and rankings

The University of Law is the UK's longest-established specialist provider of legal education with an employability rate of 97%*. This institute has over 100 years of experience supporting students to build successful careers.

*97% of full-time LPC students that graduated in summer 2014 and 2015 were in employment within nine months.

Who is the programme for?

This course is perfect for those looking to develop their knowledge of business and become a successful accounting professional. The programme will provide you with an in-depth knowledge of all the crucial aspects of accounting along with a strategic perspective in a global context.

Why GISMA?

  • AMBA Accreditation since 2011 with some triple-accredited partners which only 1% of the world’s elite business schools receive
  • Programmes with top global rankings – the MIB is ranked 20th in the world by the Economist in 2017
  • International student cohort with over 40 nationalities represented
  • Scholarships, flexible payment plans and early-bird discounts available
  • Perfect city centre locations in Berlin
  • Free German classes and 100% in English

Why Germany?

  • Germany has the 2nd best unemployment rate in the EU, at 3.4%*
  • 4th Best Graduate starting salary at £40,650 in Europe, with a growing economy**
  • Germany is the most popular option for international students looking to study in Europe; It is recognised for its high-quality education and you can experience this with GISMA***
  • Berlin, Germany’s capital is the start-up technology capital of Europe
  • Berlin is the second largest city in the EU and has a thriving business scene, offering a range of job opportunities to young professionals and graduates
  • Germany is well known for its rich history in culture and arts, offering students an enriching international experience whilst combining world-class education from our globally ranked partner institutions

*Statista

**Business Insider

***According to statistics and data from ICEF monitor

How will you learn?

The MSc Global Accounting course is delivered in an interactive way with a real-world focus, in order to prepare students for the ever-changing business world after they graduate. In addition to traditional face-to-face learning within the classroom, you will receive core textbooks and various reading materials.

Students will also have access to a wealth of online facilities from the Financial Times and other professional bodies. These resources provide a range of sector and business based material which represent live accounting and finance changes and analysis reports. Continuous access to these articles ensures that our students are up-to-date with today’s fast-paced financial industry and therefore prepared professionally for the field.

The programme provides specialist knowledge to become a competent and effective business accounting professional, allowing you to go above and beyond your core graduate abilities and skills. Students additionally have the chance to work with professional bodies and employers, as well as undertaking entrepreneurial activities, to further strengthen employability following graduation.

Career direction

Gaining a Masters in Global Accounting can open the door to many financial and business careers. Upon completion of the course, potential fields for students could include business analysis, financial management, accounting and other management positions within a wider business context. Students who graduate from this degree may also consider professional accounting qualifications, MBA or a PhD.

Information for international students

Applicants should have an English Language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.

Fees and funding

UK students
€15,000
International students
€15,000

Flexible payments

GISMA offers flexible payment plans that allow you to spread the costs of your programme fees across three instalments. In addition, you can opt for monthly instalments. Discounts are available. A deposit of €2,000.00 is required to start.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

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info@gisma.com