MBA in Finance & Accounting

Your international career in finance.

Your door to the business world

Which projects are worth investing in? What is the actual value of a company? What instruments are available to measure the value of a company and assess financial markets? How can one ensure an optimal balance between the competing goals of liquidity, safety, yield, and growth?

Our MBA program with a specialization in Finance & Accounting offers answers to these and other complex questions on the topic of financing and investing. Upon completion of this program, you will have a deep understanding of the capital structures of a corporation and have an awareness of important considerations when investing and undertaking necessary financing.

Short overview of your study

  • Degree: Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Credits: 90 ECTS
  • Start of study: Anytime (no fixed start date or enrolment deadlines)
  • Study duration: a Standard period of study: 18 months. Different time models possible
  • Study model: Online study incl. online exams 24/7
  • Post-study work option: 18 months post-study work visa, EU Blue card
  • Fees: starting from 439 euros per month* (scholarships available)

Let's get started

Apply

Secure your place at IUBH easily and without obligation using our form**. We’ll then send you your study agreement. Do you want to save time and costs? Have your previous classes recognized!

Sign your study agreement and officially enroll

Send us your signed study agreement and supporting documents. After we’ve checked everything you will be officially enrolled.

Start studying

Begin your studies – flexible and structured with individual and small group support.

*All students are required to post their original, notarized, supporting documents such as degree certificates via post to our Berlin Campus. After the preliminary acceptance letter, students will have two months to send all their documents.

Why it’s worth studying at IUBH

Study online & flexible

Wherever, whenever: With our digital learning materials and our on-demand online exams, we bring the lecture hall to your home.

Develop your international career

Our courses are taught in English, the course contents are tailored to work in an international environment.

Triple financial advantage

Save on tuition, profit from lower living expenses and be able to work alongside your study.

Program Structure

The MBA with a specialism in Finance & Accounting will prepare you for a career in the field of global financial markets and related areas.

  • You will deepen your knowledge in the areas of business management and leadership through academic and practice-oriented modules.
  • You will actively work on your soft skills such as communication skills and intercultural awareness.
  • You will develop skills in preparing and carrying out fiscal decisions on the international capital market.
  • You will learn to work with financing options on international capital markets as well as accounting in compliance with international standards.
  • You will obtain in-depth knowledge in the area of investment analysis and portfolio management to improve the financial performance of businesses.

Course Overview

1st semester

  • Leadership 5 ECTS
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship 5 ECTS
  • International Marketing 5 ECTS
  • Performance Measurement 5 ECTS
  • Financial Management 5 ECTS
  • Managerial Economics 5 ECTS

2nd semester

  • Strategic Management 5 ECTS
  • Change Management 5 ECTS
  • Managing in a Global Economy 5 ECTS
  • Elective A - Introduction & Specialization 10 ECTS
  • Elective B - Introduction 5 ECTS

3rd semester

  • Elective B - Specialization 5 ECTS
  • Capstone Project 25 ECTS

Time model

You can complete your MBA study in one and a half or three years. Study over a longer period of time means a reduced weekly workload. Study over three years is particularly suitable for those who already have a large workload or those who would like to reduce the monthly costs.

The investment is worth it: your career perspectives

Europe, especially Germany, is in high demand for skilled professionals, which creates enormous career opportunities for you: Eager to attract immigrants to the country to offset a shortage of skilled labor due to demographic changes, the German government wants to attract well-educated immigrants, especially from technical fields such as IT, Engineering and Natural Sciences.

Study Fees

Distance Learning - 90 ECTS

  • FULL-TIME: 844 €/month
  • 15.990 € Total fees*: 18 months
  • PART-TIME: 439 €/month
  • 16.605 € Total fees*: 36 months

Your funding options

Studying at IUBH should be possible for anyone who is interested and money should not get in the way of an education. That’s why we support motivated and gifted applicants with high potential with a range of scholarships.

Scholarships available:

  • Women in Leadership & Management
  • STEM/MINT Professionals
  • Future Entrepreneur
  • Academic
  • Online Learner

Prerequisites for admission to the Master of Business Administration are:

  • Completed undergraduate study (210 ECTS for the 60 ECTS variants, 180 ECTS for the 90 ECTS variants) from a public or officially recognized university/higher education institution
  • Degree certification of at least “Befriedigend” [lower second equivalent]
  • Proof of min. two years of relevant work experience by the end of the study program
  • Proof of English skills for non-native speakers via TOEFL, IELTS or Duolingo before commencing study:
    • TOEFL (min. 80 points, within the last 2 years)
    • IELTS (min. Level 6, within the last 2 years)
    • Duolingo English test (min. 60 %, within the last 2 years): this can be taken anywhere at any time using your smartphone and costs $49. You can find out more information about the Duolingo test from our student advisory team.

Career Relevance

Whether you want a career as a risk manager for an international sporting goods manufacturer, a management consultant in the financial service of a global car manufacturer, in financial controlling for one of the world’s largest consultancies or as a compliance officer: a degree in Finance & Accounting helps you become an expert in financial planning and risk management, making you a valuable employee in a forward-looking industry.

Explore your options

The huge corporate demand for globally-oriented executives and IUBH’s excellent reputation in academia and industry gives IUBH graduates huge leverage for a successful career, whether in their country of origin, in Germany or one of 25 Schengen countries covered by a post-study work permit.

Program taught in:
English

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Last updated September 11, 2018
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