- In their first semester, students of this MA Business Administration-based degree programme Accounting and Controlling from Berlin School of Economics and Law complete a foundation stage; this is followed in the second semester by specialist study of Controlling (Managerial Accounting) or Financial Accounting. The third semester is usually dedicated to the final examination in the form of a written Master’s thesis and an oral examination.
- Students who have gained less than 210 ECTS in their first degree must acquire the missing credits by completing an internship. Those students who have gained 210 ECTS in their first degree may complete a voluntary internship.
- Graduates of this programme are qualified to perform cross-sector specialist and management tasks in international companies and auditing and consulting organizations. The degree also provides access to the higher levels of German public administration.
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
Programme StructureCourses include:
- In the first semester, students take foundation courses in Financial and Managerial Accounting, Corporate Finance and IT-Applications. Subsequent modules in the specialist stage enable students to develop a profile which matches their intended profession.
- As part of a specialization in IFRS Accounting or Managerial Accounting, students can take electives from the syllabi of other Master’s degree programmes and Business Process Management or International Auditing.
- 18 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , National
Applicants with a degree from an university abroad:15.04.-30.05.
DisciplinesFinance Accounting View 22 other Masters in Accounting in Germany
- Bachelor's or equivalent degree in Business Studies
- at least 210 credit points. Applicants with 180 credits will be required to obtain the additional 30 credits by completing a placement in the third semester (the programme will then last four semesters),
- English language skills on a high B2 level proved by a standardised test, e.g. TOEFL (iBT minimum score 83), IELTS (minimum score 6.0)
- Letter of motivation and Curriculum Vitae in English
- Evidence specifically of having completed undergraduate modules in Financial Accounting and Managerial Accounting/Controlling,
- By voluntarily providing a GMAT score of 600 Points or above, you can significantly increase your chance of admission (in this case an English proof is not necessary)
InternationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 18 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 18 months.
There is no tuition. You only have to pay the €300 semester enrolment fees and an administration fee.
Living costs for Berlin
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
Updated in the last 6 months
Check the official programme website for potential updates.