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Learning Opportunity: Master in Accounting and Audit (académique)

Master in Accounting and Audit (académique)

Course Information

The academic Master programme in Accounting and Audit offers scientifically based in-depth knowledge of all specialist areas that are relevant to the field of accounting and auditing, without neglecting the practical relevance of the teaching content or the preparation of candidates for the job market. Students completing the degree course acquire the expertise to solve practical problems on a scientifically sound basis.

The teaching provided must offer a balance of theoretical, research and practical aspects in training auditors. Stringent requirements in terms of the comprehensive development of the required social skills are paramount and knowledge must be conveyed in the core specialist subjects of accounting and auditing as well as the supplementary specialist subjects (law, IT and computer systems, business studies and economics, corporate finance, mathematics and statistics).

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During the first two semesters, students acquire basic knowledge, comprehension and application skills in accounting and auditing.These are the core specialist subjects.Students are expected to transfer the knowledge acquired in accounting and auditing and their method expertise in the form of dissertations (e.g., seminar projects). These need to be completed regularly throughout the entire duration of the course.

Additionally, basic knowledge, comprehension and application skills are conveyed in the first two semesters of the studies regarding the supplementary specialist subjects.These are mathematics, statistics, corporate finance and law.

During the semesters 3 and 4, specialist and detailed knowledge in the core specialist areas of accounting and auditing is conveyed and analysis, synthesis and evaluation are promoted. Courses are offered in the supplementary specialist subjects of IT and computer systems, business studies and economics. The culmination and conclusion of this stage of the studies is the Master thesis .

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2 years (4 semesters)

Start Date: 
Winter semester - September
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Academic requirements: First degree qualifying for working in the fields of business studies, economics, law, and mathematics (e.g., Bachelor, diploma or Staatsexamen) corresponding to a minimum of 180 ECTS, or completed equivalent, recognised level of education corresponding to a minimum of 180 ECTS.

Language requirements: Proof of excellent written and oral English language skills (B2) is also required.

Admission Procedure: 

Applications have to be submitted exclusively online.

As part of the application process for the Master’s degree course in Accounting and Audit, all applicants have to complete an entrance examination (more details can be found on: https://wwwen.uni.lu/formations/fdef/master_in_accounting_and_audit_acad...).

Applicants must fill in the pre-registration form on the university’s web site and send to SEVE an application file

Students will be selected based on the following criteria, which are equally weighted :

  • Convincing cover letter, demonstrating a real evidence of motivation
  • CV demonstrating pertinent interest, aptitude and capacity for the Master in Accounting and Audit
  • Language certificate and level of English proficiency
  • Results and efforts of the completed entrance examination

 

Costs: 

1600 euros/semester

Credits: 

120 ECTS

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Provider Name: 
Université du Luxembourg
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University of Luxembourg

Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance
Master in Accounting and Audit

162a, Avenue de la Faïencerie
L1511, Luxembourg

T: (+352) 46 66 44 - 6838

Email: benjamin.ledran@uni.lu

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Master's degree