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MBA In Accounting
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An MBA in accounting will allow you to develop your career in a variety of industries, including finance, taxation and accounting. All sound businesses require excellent financial management, so specialising in financial management and accountancy will allow you to work across many different businesses and sectors, as well as giving you a sound basis for financial prudence should you choose to set up your own business.

An international MBA program focusing on accounting will give you the knowledge, theory and experience to apply your accounting skills to any business in our dynamic global economy.

What will I study on an MBA in accounting program?

An international MBA program in accounting will focus on the issues and theories in accountancy. You should expect your course to integrate core management skills with accounting theory and practice. Many programs will also include a period working in industry or focusing on a particular case study, as well as content linked with professional bodies.

You should expect your international MBA program in accounting to have content on the following:
 

  • Accounting for managers
  • Strategic management
  • Taxation
  • Auditing
  • Corporate finance
     

Length and structure

The length of an MBA in accounting program will vary depending on the mode of study, where you study and the level of study. As a guide, you should expect to complete your MBA in one to two years full time, or two to three years part time.

An international MBA program in accounting will be split between core management modules and those focusing more on accounting for managers. You will be assessed via group participation, exams and essays.

How can an MBA in accounting program help my career?

An MBA in accounting will allow you to take your career to the next level. This may mean moving from a mid-level management position to a senior one, or moving from a minor company to a major one.

By specialising in accounting, you can reasonably expect to be able to apply for senior managerial position in the financial management department of businesses, or for roles with governmental taxation and auditing departments.

Being an MBA graduate will also improve your salary expectations.

Entry requirements

There are a number of factors you will have to consider before applying for an international MBA program in accounting. Some of the skills and experience you may have to demonstrate include:
 

  • A set period of work experience
  • Language proficiency
  • GMAT score
  • Personal recommendation
  • Successful interview
     

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