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We design our programmes and courses to be as flexible and innovative as possible—without sacrificing quality. We deliver specialist expertise and innovative learning materials as well as focusing on excellent student services and professional advice. Our programmes are characterised by the effective transfer of subject-specific knowledge and soft skills in order to prepare graduates for the international business world. Our distance learning materials allow you to gain an accredited degree from wherever you are and work around your job or personal commitments.
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Digital, Flexible, 100% online: We offer outstanding, innovative digital learning materials and a great online environment for success in your studies wherever you are with online exams 24/7.
Fully Accredited Degree: All our degrees benefit from German state accreditation and are internationally recognized in major jurisdictions such as the EU, US and UK
Study at a 5-star rated University from QS: IU is the first German university that achieved a 5-star rating for Online Learning from QS (www.topuniversities.com)
International Focus, Practical Orientation: We focus on practical training and an international outlook which gives IU graduates a decisive advantage: 94% of our graduates have a job within six months of graduation and, after an average of two years on the job, 80% move into management. Plus, we work closely with big companies such as Lufthansa, Sixt, and EY to give you great opportunities and insights.
Scholarships available: Depending on your situation, motivation, and background, we offer scholarships that can reduce your tuition fees by up to 80%.
Your door to the business world
You develop valuable skills in the preparation and implementation of financial policy decisions. You will receive sound training in dealing with financing options on international capital markets and in accounting according to international standards. You will acquire detailed knowledge in the areas of investment analysis and portfolio management to optimise the financial performance of companies.
A short overview of your study
Degree: Master of Arts (MA)
Credits: 60 ECTS
Start of study: Anytime (no fixed start date or enrolment deadlines)**earliest start date: December 1st, 2020; minimum number of participants required
Study duration: Standard period of study: 12 months Different time models possible
Study model: Online study including online exams 24/7
The Master 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 fiscal performance of businesses.
Managing in a Global Economy
Corporate Finance and Investment
Advanced Research Methods
Operations and Information Management
Seminar: Managing People and Organisations
Master Thesis & Colloquium
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IU International University of Applied Sciences – Online: Scholarship Initiative: Save up to 80%!
IU wants to make it possible for anyone to take their chance in life. That is why they offer strong regional scholarships that vary in terms of cultural, social, educational or work experience Background. All you have to do is to complete and submit your online application and talk to our advisors to find our more about our scholarship based on your individual situation.
(Be aware that our scholarships are not available to students from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland)
Completed undergraduate study from a public or officially recognised university/higher education institution (240 ECTS).
If you have less than 240 ECTS on your university degree, begin your studies after having passed our admission test TASC.
A final grade of at least "Satisfactory" or grade C (as commonly used in the U.S and Canada).
At least one year of work experience before the start of the IU Master programme (achieved after previous studies).
Proof of English skills.
If English is your native language or you graduated from an English-speaking school/university, you do not have to prove your English skills.
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The huge corporate demand for globally-oriented executives and IU’s excellent reputation in academia and industry gives IU 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.
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