The Master's degree program in Finance and Accounting provides an in-depth study of various business accounting practices, focusing on real-world applications. The program has been designed for students who wish to enhance their professional qualifications as well as acquire an academically-based educational foundation.
Students focus in detail on areas in finance, banking, financial accounting, managerial accounting, public and non-profit finance and accounting , and tax management. Students can choose to specialize in corporate finance / managerial accounting, or accounting / tax management.
- Specialize in Finance and Managerial Accounting, Accounting, and Tax Management
- Work closely with the local business community
- Learn from international faculty members
- Acquire business expertise and hone application-oriented, methodological skills
- Earn academic qualifications and hone leadership skills for various professions
Master's Degree in
Finance and Accounting
Master of Science (MSc)
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Program Objectives, Job Opportunities, Career Prospects
Capital markets and business today increasingly demand interdisciplinary and highly qualified expertise in both accounting as well as tax & management accounting. By taking an integrated approach to modern financial management in business, public administration and private non-profit organizations, the Master's degree program in Finance and Accounting focuses on many current issues in business. Application-oriented teaching methods are used in the classroom to support specialized subject areas as well as hone individual and team skills in order solve problems and communicate effectively at a company.
Graduates can pursue a variety of challenging management positions at companies in Austria or abroad in the fields of finance, tax management, managerial accounting and financial accounting and apply their expertise
- at a variety of companies in various fields of activity
- in auditing, tax consulting or in controlling and consulting
- in banking (such as portfoliomanagement, ...), treasury, investment controlling
- in the public administration and/or non-profit management sector
- in academia, teaching courses and/or conducting research
ADVANCED DEGREES AT THE JKU
After completing your graduate degree, you can continue your education by pursuing an advanced degree:
Recommended Study Plan
As part of the Master’s degree program, students are required to complete courses totaling 120 ECTS credits in the following areas
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- Bachelor's or Diploma Degree in Business Administration (WiWi JKU) or an undergraduate degree program equivalent in content and scope.
Contact the Admissions Office for additional information about the admission requirements.