Placeholder image for Accounting

Accounting, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #276 (QS) Doha, Qatar
The Master of Accounting (MAC) at Qatar University is a highly specialized program in Accounting. It provides a state of the art applied education in managing accounting information with the scope to allow its holders to get access to upper managerial and financial positions in a wide variety of industries.


The Masters program in Accounting at Qatar University will provide the candidates with high level technical, financial and managerial skills, essential to cope with the rapidly evolving and complex business environment.The MAC courses are practice base courses bridging the gap between theory and practice. Esteemed members from both academia and industry will provide instruction.


  • Provides in-depth knowledge of accounting in the new business context, enabling students to build a career in accounting, financial management or entrepreneurship.

  • Details different stages of economic and financial management and communication both for internal users and external stakeholders.

  • Outlines the ethical dimensions of financial reporting.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Accounting
  • Accounting Research Methods
  • Advanced Cost Accounting
  • Fraud Detection and Prevention
  • Advanced Accounting Information Systems
  • Information Security
  • Business Information Consulting
  • Corporate Governance
  • Commercial Law
  • Business Ethics and Legal Environment
  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Government and non-profit Accounting
  • Special Studies in Accounting

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Get a free IELTS practice test
  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

    Schedule TOEFL®

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.8

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.8 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Students apply to the MAC  program on specific dates assigned by the University. Incoming students must meet the following criteria: 

  • Complete a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from an accredited university with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.80 on a 4.00 scale. 
  • Applicants are required to demonstrate their English proficiency as part of the admission process by meeting one of the following: 
    • Earned a previous degree from an institution of higher education in a Program where English was the language of instruction. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    495 EUR/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 495 EUR per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    495 EUR/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 495 EUR per credit and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • National and International Students: QR 2000

Living costs for Doha

  • 4700 - 8800 QAR/month
    Living Costs

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.

Check your fit
Check your budget and academic fit with this study


Did you know you can compare your wishlisted programmes with our new Comparison tool?