M.Sc. Finance, Accounting and Taxation

Full Time / Part-time

M.Sc. Finance, Accounting and Taxation

IU International University of Applied Sciences
  • $ €150/month (24 months) €111/month (36 months) €98/month (48 months)
    1st year fees
  • 120 ECTS
  • Online
  • Masters
  • 24 months


New business models, changing process landscapes and trends such as digitalisation are making commercial management increasingly complex for companies worldwide. That’s why well-trained specialists and managers who have both theoretical and practical knowledge as well as being able to meet current challenges with the required solutions are in huge demand across all companies and industries. IU International University of Applied Sciences’ online Master of Science in Finance, Accounting and Taxation prepares you for future management positions in the finance sector with expertise in the areas of financing, national and international accounting, and taxation as well as leadership and management. The online scholarships of up to 80% mean that you can do this at an affordable price.

Admission Requirements

Academic Requirements:
  • Completed undergraduate study from a public or officially recognized university/higher education institution (240 ECTS).
  • Final grade of at least "Satisfactory" or grade C (as commonly used in the and Canada).

If you are lacking ECTS credits from your previous studies, you can demonstrate professional work experience for your online degree instead:

  • To start a 60-ECTS MBA, you can “bridge” up to 60 ECTS by demonstrating 2 additional years of professional experience. This means you can access the One-Year programme already with 180 ECTS (if you prove one additional year of work experience) or 210 ECTS (if you can prove two additional years) from your previous studies.

Work Experience:

  • At least one year of work experience before the start of the IU Master program (achieved after previous studies).

English Level:

  • Proof of English skills
  • If English is your native language or you graduated from an English-speaking school/university, you do not have to prove your English skills
  • Speexx Certificate (complimentary when signing up with IU - free of charge)

Courses Units

Semester 1 – Modules

  • Leadership   
  • Business Ethics and Corporate Governance   
  • Advanced Research Methods   
  • Applied Statistics   
  • Current Issues in Accounting   
  • Managerial Economics

Semester 2 - Modules

  • Corporate Finance   
  • International Financial Accounting   
  • Performance Measurement   
  • Risk Management   
  • Innovation and Strategy in FinTech   
  • International Taxation

Semester 3 - Modules

  • Project: Introduction to IFRS   
  • Seminar: Current Issues in Corporate Finance   
  • Electives A   
  • Electives B

Semester 4 - Modules

  • Master Thesis and Colloquium

More Information

Information about the start of studies

Online: Official start date 16.05.2022 (English, 120 ECTS)

Information on state accreditation

Subject to state accreditation. We expect the Ministry's approval no later than the start of the programme. So far, all of our programmes have been successfully accredited and approved on time.

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