• EDUCATION

MSc International Accounting & Finance

at Heriot Watt University Dubai

Under Heriot-Watt University
MSc International Accounting & Finance degree equips you with the real world accounting and finance expertise that leads to a wide range of rewarding international roles. The aim of this programme is to enhance the research and employment potential of students who seek to specialise in international accounting and finance. Employers are looking for accountants to use their knowledge, understanding and skills in both identifying and analysing complex problems and issues that go beyond a national level to ensure that strategy and ongoing operations are relevant to international accounting standards and the corporate finance world. High levels of recognition of such international accountancy issues, their theoretical underpinnings and understanding of alternative approaches available to the accountant will assist levels of performance ultimately benefiting employers as well as the accountant's career. MSc Finance programme at Heriot Watt University Dubai enables students to: Utilise accounting and related techniques appropriate for international financial analysis Analyse and evaluate critically subject material Assess and solve a range of problems in specified areas of study Examine the logic and consistency of particular arguments Formulate opinions and conclusions supported by evidence Apply concepts informed by current research to practical situations Read, understand and analyse financial columns of the press, make informed judgments.
  • DURATION

    1 year (full-time), 2 years (part-time).
  • ELIGIBILITY

    -A good first or second class Honours degree in a cognate or semi cognate discipline. -Postgraduate Diploma Attainment of 50% Pass level in the MSc Strategic Project Management course examinations. -Professional/Corporate Membership Membership of a professional institution in a cognate discipline that normally requires an Honours degree for entry. -English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.5, TOEFL 580 (paper-based exam); 213 (computer-based exam); 80 (internet-based exam).
  • CONTACT INFORMATION

    • Contact
      PO Box 294345, Dubai, UAE
    • Location
      Dubai International Academic City
    • Phone
      361 6999
    • Fax
      3604800
    • Email
      dubaienquiries@hw.ac.uk
    • Website
      http://www.hw.ac.uk/dubai
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About - Heriot Watt University Dubai

Heriot-Watt University was the first overseas university to set up in Dubai International Academic City, offering top quality British education to students and executives from the Gulf and further afield. At Dubai Campus, you will gain a degree that is taught and examined to the same exacting standards as on our UK campuses, preparing you for success in your chosen career. Dubai study programmes range from Masters programmes in disciplines as challenging and diverse as Petroleum Engineering, Construction Project Management, Management, Energy, Information Technology, and the world-renowned Edinburgh Business School MBA, to undergraduate degrees in Management, Construction, Quantity Surveying and Engineering.


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