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Accounting and Finance Degrees

Accounting and Finance Degrees

Finance and accounting involve administration of an organization's assets. The study of finance and accounting, a branch of economics and management, focuses more on a company's investments and analyzing the company's financial situation. Among other things, this helps to put a value on the company in view of a buyout or stock market introduction.

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Accounting and Finance - Business Administration Curriculum
Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Master's degree
Venice, Italy
This graduate program in Accounting and Finance is part of Ca' Foscari University of Venice's business administration curriculum. This program...
MSc Accounting and Finance
Nottingham University Business School
Master's degree
Nottingham, England
This new specialist MSc in accounting and finance gives you the latest research and thinking associated with accounting and finance....
Diploma in Accounting and Finance (120 Credits)
London School of International Business
Diploma program
Online / distance learning
This online diploma is a perfect program for those who currently hold a degree or relevant work experience who are...
Master in Finance
WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management
Master's degree
Vallendar, Germany
WHU’s Master in Finance Program is designed for graduates from around the world with an excellent first academic degree in...
Master of Finance
Hult International Business School
Master's degree
Multiple (2)
The Master of Finance is a one-year program that is designed for individuals who want to pursue a career in...
Finance and Investments
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Master's degree
Rotterdam, Netherlands
This master program will give students a comprehensive understanding of practical financial decision-making, drawing on the latest theories and research in...
Bachelor in Finance
South China Normal University 华南师范大学
Bachelor's degree
Guangzhou, China
Microeconomics, macroeconomics, business statistics, accounting, management, land & property economics, finance, risk & investment,  financial market and regulation, business finance,...
Masters in Finance
Sabanci University
Master's degree
Istanbul, Turkey
The Masters in Finance (MiF) is a rigorous, 10-month program specializing in applied finance. Students enrolled in the MiF acquire...
Bachelor in Finance
Chinese University of Hong Kong Shenzhen, CUHKSZ
Bachelor's degree
Shenzhen, China
This bachelor in finance program equips students with analytical skills, practical experiences and global vision to meet the challenges in the...
Masters in Finance
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Master's degree
Amsterdam, Netherlands
60 EC, 12 months, classified the Netherlands’ top program in Finance by the Guide for Higher Education 2015 (‘Keuzegids Hoger...
Master of Finance
Bond University
Master's degree
Gold Coast, Australia
According to the Financial Times, a Master of Finance is the “must-have degree” for those seeking professional careers in specialist...
MSc in Finance
Xi'an Jiaotong Liverpool University
Master's degree
Suzhou, China
This program in finance is research-oriented with emphasis on providing you with the tools to solve the practical financial problems...
Finance - major: Quantitative Finance MSc
University of London
Master's degree
Online / distance learning
The MSc finance program enables you to deepen your understanding of financial markets, banks, and their relation to economic performance. This...
MA in Finance and Banking
Kadir Has Universitesi
Master's degree
Istanbul, Turkey
This finance and banking masters program offers a curriculum at international standards to individuals with a related undergraduate degree who are...
Accounting and Finance BA (Hons)
University of Central Lancashire
Bachelor's degree
Preston, England
This is one of the best paths into the accounting profession and combines a rigorous academic program with technical training....
MSc Accouting and Finance
London School of International Business
Master's degree
Online / distance learning
This online Master Degree from the London School of International Business will give students a solid foundation in accounting and...
Master of Finance (Professional)
Bond University
Master's degree
Gold Coast, Australia
According to the Financial Times, a Master of Finance is the “must-have degree” for those seeking professional careers in specialist...
MSc in Finance and Investment in China
Nottingham University of Ningbo China
Master's degree
Ningbo, China
Those wishing to pursue careers in business and finance within a Chinese context would highly benefit from this master program...
International Master in Finance
EADA Business School
Master's degree
Barcelona, Spain
Consistently ranked by the Financial Times among the best programs in the world, this international master´s degree from EADA has...
MSc in Finance & Management
University of Glasgow
Master's degree
Glasgow, Scotland
The MSc in Finance and Management at the University of Glasgow is a joint program between Management and Economics and provides...
BA (Hons) Business Management and Finance
EU Business School Barcelona
Bachelor's degree
Barcelona, Spain
Through this bachelor degree by EU Business School, students will develop specialized skills that will prepare them for a successful...
Solvay Advanced Master in Quantitative Finance
Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management
         
(2)
Master's degree
Brussels, Belgium
Through this advanced master degree from Solvay Brussels School of Economics & Management, students will gain a unique set of...
Bachelor of International Finance (BBA/ BFIN)
BA School of Business and Finance - Banku Augstskola
Bachelor's degree
Riga, Latvia
This unique dual degree study program is conducted in collaboration with SBS Swiss Business School. Specializing in international business and...
Finance - major: Financial Sector Management MSc
University of London
Master's degree
Online / distance learning
This finance program provides the necessary multidisciplinary training and is relevant to those concerned with the management of natural resources...
MSc in Applied Accounting and Finance
Hong Kong Baptist University / HKBU
Master's degree
Hong Kong, China
The master of science in applied accounting and finance is the only locally taught master program integrated with accounting and...
Bachelor in Finance
Cyprus Institute of Marketing Ltd (BVI)
Bachelor's degree
Online / distance learning
Through this Bachelor in Finance program, participants will learn the skills and knowledge required to navigate through today's complex financial...
MBA - Finance
Cyprus Institute of Marketing Ltd (BVI)
Master's degree
Online / distance learning
This distance MBA in Finance program from CIM (BVI) provides students with an intensive understanding of financial management in line...
MSc International Finance and Accounting
Cracow University of Economics (Krakow)
Master's degree
Krakow, Poland
The Programme aims to broaden student's knowledge in the area of modern finance and accounting, and in developing student's practical...
MSc Accounting and Finance for Contemporary China
Nottingham University Business School
Master's degree
Nottingham, England
The MSc in accounting and finance for contemporary China aims to provide the knowledge, skills and insight that will enable...
Master's Degree in Accounting and Finance
Bath Spa University
Master's degree
Bath, England
Bath Spa University's Master's Degree in Accounting and Finance program is designed to provide the skills and practical knowledge needed...
Bachelor's Degree in Finance and Accounting
University Carlos III of Madrid
Bachelor's degree
Getafe, Spain
Over the last few years, financial markets have reached a size, complexity and sophistication that have created the demand for...
MSc International Accounting & Finance
University of Strathclyde Business School
Master's degree
Glasgow, Scotland
The MSc International Accounting & Finance is directed towards students whose ambition is to study the international impact of accounting...
Bachelor in International Finance & Accounting
Saxion University of Applied Sciences
Bachelor's degree
Enschede, Netherlands
The Bachelor in International Finance & Accounting is a new course of English-language studies and it forms an excellent basis...
MSc in Finance
Università Bocconi
Master's degree
Milan, Italy
The finance program at Università Bocconi develops the knowledge and skills required for a successful finance specialist or consultant. The...
MS in Finance
Rochester Institute of Technology
Master's degree
Rochester, United States of America
The Master of Science degree in finance from Rochester Institute of Technology will prepare students for managerial positions and careers...
MSc in International Finance and Accounting (Strategic Finance Practice)
University of Liverpool Online Programmes
Master's degree
Online / distance learning
The MSc in International Accounting and Finance with a specialisation in Strategic Finance Practice teaches financial management through applied practice...
Finance and Management MSc
University of Central Lancashire
Master's degree
Preston, England
Our MSc in Finance and Management is an intensive postgraduate course which aims to fuse knowledge and empirical skills from...
BS - Business Finance
EU Business School Barcelona
Bachelor's degree
Barcelona, Spain
Our Bachelor in Business Finance will provide you with a comprehensive global financial overview and sound business ethics. Finance is...
MBA - Global Banking & Finance
EU Business School Barcelona
Master's degree
Barcelona, Spain
The MBA in Global Banking & Finance offers courses relating to the financial organization, operations and problems of the economy...
MBA - Global Banking & Finance
EU Business School Geneva
Master's degree
Geneva, Switzerland
The EU major in Global Banking & Finance offers courses relating to the financial organization, operation, and problems of the...
MSc Banking and Finance
Nottingham University Business School
         
(1)
Master's degree
Nottingham, England
Nottingham University Business School offers three unique banking courses which are at the forefront of banking and finance education. These...
BS - Business Finance
EU Business School Geneva
Bachelor's degree
Geneva, Switzerland
The BS in Business Finance at EU Business School is a three-year program taught in English that will provide students with a comprehensive...
Finance - major: Banking MSc
University of London
Master's degree
Online / distance learning
This program in banking and finance provides graduates with a sound theoretical base and practical appreciation of the concepts and...
Finance and Financial Law MSc
University of London
Master's degree
Online / distance learning
The MSc in Finance and Financial Law takes an integrated approach by including risk management, regulation, mergers and acquisitions, initial...
Master in Finance Engineering
Vilnius Gediminas Technical University
Master's degree
Vilnius, Lithuania
The aim of the study program is to prepare students with the knowledge of financial science and making effective financial decisions. This...
MSc in Economics and Finance
Xi'an Jiaotong Liverpool University
Master's degree
Suzhou, China
This MSc program in economics and finance combines a solid foundation in economic theory and applied econometrics with the study...
Bachelor in Finance Engineering
Vilnius Gediminas Technical University
Bachelor's degree
Vilnius, Lithuania
The finance engineering program aims to prepare students with modern knowledge about the financial systems and markets. Students will be able to...
BSc in Economics and Finance
Xi'an Jiaotong Liverpool University
Bachelor's degree
Suzhou, China
This BSc program in economics and finance combines the best of two subjects to give you a real competitive edge....
BA in English and Finance
Xi'an Jiaotong Liverpool University
Bachelor's degree
Suzhou, China
This interdisciplinary BA program combines English language and finance with the aim of producing graduates who have an excellent command...
Advanced Master in Finance
ESCP Europe
Master's degree
Multiple (2)
Online application TOEFL, TOEIC or IELTS & GMAT, GRE or TAGE MAGE score OR ESCP Europe written tests: General knowledge...
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In order to do well in the field of finance and analysis, you should be very particular with details and very organized. Being outgoing and service minded is are also good qualities to have in the field, as the work often involves a lot of personal contacts. You should further have an interest in economic analytics and decision making. Financial economics broadens your economic competence and you study how the financial markets work. You will also gain knowledge of practical methods for investment, risk management, value appraisal and pricing of financial instruments.

Careers in Finance and Analysis

A common career within the field of finance and analysis lies within the banking sector. In this case, you will be engaged in working with securities, foreign payments and credits. You will also be engaged in advising regarding funds and stock market investments. In order to fit into this role, you will be required to have a post secondary education within economics and finance with a minimum of a three year degree from a recognized university or college. Further career opportunities outside the banking world can be found in value appraisal and financing, trade and analysis of stocks and bonds, risk management, risk analysis and advising organizations in the area of financial decisions and accounting. As a result of increased integration, deregulation and higher demands on organizations' accounting systems, the job market for individuals with this competence is growing steadily. At the moment, the outlook for the majority of those starting their studies within finance and analysislooks bright, and so far nothing points at a change in this trend.

Studying Finance and Analysis

Finance and Analysis is generally available at most universities in some form. It is rarely given as a degree on its own, but rather as part of a degree in business or commerce. Often a business degree will give you the opportunity to choose an area to focus on - where finance is often one of them. Finance and analysis is an area of study very open to international study. An international experience, and potentially an additional language skill, will often add to your popularity on the job market. Further, there are few regulations requiring country specific registration in order to practice. One exception may be the job of financial trader, which may require some additional certification. In order to find the right school for you before you begin your studies, it is worth giving thought to what it is you are looking for. What country are you most interested in, what kind of environment do you prefer - campus or city for example - and last but not least, which schools with those qualifications offer finance and analysis as an option. It is often beneficial at graduation, to have a degree from an internationally known business school with a good reputation. This is especially true if you are looking to continue with an international career.