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International Accounting and Finance

M.Sc.
12 months
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18635 EUR/year
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The aim of this International Accounting and Finance programme at Heriot-Watt Dubai is to enhance the research and employment potential of students who seek to specialise in international accounting and finance. It is particularly suitable for those wishing to develop an academic career in research.

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Overview

It is also suitable for those in pursuit of a professional career in this area, or for those already established in such a career who wish to extend their skills and familiarity with the latest themes of research in the areas of international accounting and finance.

The core of the  International Accounting and Finance programme at  Heriot-Watt Dubai  is the stream on International Accounting, which consists of three courses taken over semesters 1 and 2. These classes seek to provide an international perspective on the study of accounting so that students can develop an understanding of the reasons for national differences, the tendencies towards harmonisation and the problems of multinational companies. This is done within the context of supporting classes in accounting theory and research methodology.

Career

  • Suitable for those who seek to develop an academic career in research or proceed to PhD studies.
  • Suitable for those who wish to extend their skill set and sharpen their understanding of international accounting and finance.
  • Accountants who wish to develop a career in the financial services sector as a financial analyst.
  • Graduate career prospects also include managerial positions within multinational companies, financial institutions, banks, government and public sector institutions, business consultancies and other business services.
  • Graduates can go on to train as professional accountants.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Accounting Standards
  • Financial Analysis
  • Corporate Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate Governance
  • International Accounting Theory
  • International Managerial Accounting

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18635 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18635 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    18635 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18635 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

AED 75600

Funding

  • A special International Student Scholarship of up to 50% of the tuition fee will be offered to a maximum of 50 students.
  • This scholarship will be open to all applicants for any of the foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
  • These scholarships will be awarded based on a range of criteria including merit, sports, service to community/industry etc.
  • Students who are awarded the International Student Scholarship are expected to voluntarily contribute to the University’s marketing efforts in their respective countries.

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.

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