Master-Distance Learning Finance, Accounting and Taxation

Study by your own rules
120 ECTS German or English
Distance Learning

Start your online master’s programme in Finance, Accounting and Taxation today

You need more than a notebook to keep an eye on the company finances: Your online master’s programme in Finance, Accounting and Taxation teaches you to control and document complex processes to make sure your company stays solvent. Develop financial strategies, manage accounting or become CFO: Your master’s prepares you for responsible positions. 

Depending on your goals, you can choose between two master’s programmes: The German-language 120 ECTS programme or the English-language 120 ECTS programme for those who want an international career. 

Summary Your study programme summed up
  • Study programme & degree
    Master of Science (MSc) 120 ECTS
    German or English
    Full-time or part-time, 100% flexible
  • Application & starting date
    Start immediately or anytime
    Online application, no application deadlines
  • Study duration & extension
    24-48 months, depending on model
    Extension possible free of charge
  • Locations
    Study programme independent of time & place
    No mandatory attendance
    Innovative study tools available on online-campus & in the IU Learn App
    Exams online or at nearest examination centre
  • Study fees
    Starting at 306€/month, depending on model
    Regular discount campaigns
  • Recognition & Approval
    The IU International University of applied sciences is state-approved, accredited & internationally renowned
Free trial? Let’s go! You can try out your study programme for four weeks – no commitment. The fees for this period only apply if you decide to continue your studies with us.

Simply register online for your desired programme.
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Study Programs

Your online studies master’s programmes in the in Finance, Accounting and Taxation

The Finance, Accounting and Taxation programme is available in German and English: 
 
Your admission requirements for the German programme: 

  • Completed undergraduate degree with an economics or business focus. 
  • Proof of successful completion of the "Taxation" course or comparable prior knowledge. 
  • Proof of university entrance qualification, such as your A levels, a vocational diploma, a master craftsman's certificate or a certificate of advanced training.   
  • Foreign students must provide proof of German language skills. 

Your admission requirements for the English programme: 

  • Completed undergraduate studies with an economics or business focus. 
  • For the English-language programme, we require proof of your English language skills.  
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100% Flexible

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100% your way

Take your IU study programme with you – no matter whether you’re on your way to work or traveling the world. You even get to choose whether you want to take your exams online or on site.

Innovative

The online campus and our study app IU Learn are innovative smart tools for every learning style. You study according to your individual needs.

Personalised
Your electives allow you to focus on those areas that best fit your goals. You prepare for the career you want with the subjects you care about.

Free trial? Let’s go! You can try out your study programme for four weeks – no commitment. The fees for this period only apply if you decide to continue your studies with us.

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Prof. Dr. Andrew Simon
Head of Studies

“Innovation, regulation and globalization are changing the financial markets at an increasingly rapid pace. The course prepares students for today’s challenges and tomorrow’s opportunities.”

Advantages

Your advantages in IU Distance Learning

Your degree brings with it many career advantages, such as the chance of a salary increase, more attractive tasks or career advancement. In addition, you will develop personally! We make sure that you can integrate your studies as flexibly as possible into your daily work and family life.
Up to 20% higher salary
Within five years of graduating, many alumni make 20% more than they did before their degree.
New job within three months
Bright prospects: Within three months after graduating, our alumni have found work.
Sought-after specialist knowledge
Our wide range of expert knowledge can help you sharpen your profile.

Your electives in the Master Finance, Accounting and Taxation

How do I make the best decisions for my business? How do I use my knowledge of capital markets in profitable way? Your individual focus opens the door for a career tailored towards your personal interests. In the German programme, you can choose two out of 14 elective modules, such as business intelligence, success-oriented controlling or strategic financial management. In the English programme, you select two out of 7 elective modules, including exciting topics like capital markets, data science and analytics and corporate finance and investment.

Free trial? Let’s go! You can try out your study programme for four weeks – no commitment. The fees for this period only apply if you decide to continue your studies with us.

Simply register online for your desired programme.
Apply now
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Deine berufliche Zukunft

Chief Financial Officer

How can you optimize financial processes? What is the financial situation of your company? These are the questions that you deal with as a Chief Financial Officer (CFO). It’s your job to develop strategic answers to them.

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Why IU is the best choice
  • Personalised & flexible

    You get to study whenever, however and wherever you want – thanks to our digital campus, flexible full- and part-time models and exams you can sit online at any time. You even decide when to start your studies! 

  • State-approved & award-winning

    Our study programmes are state-approved and multi-award-winning. That makes us and our students happy – according to Fernstudiencheck.de, they are 96% likely to recommend us. 

  • Here for you – personally

    Get the support you need: via our online campus, you can participate in live sessions, chat with fellow students or benefit from our study and career coaching. 

  • Practically oriented

    Thanks to our wide selection of practically oriented specialisations, you can create your own profile and develop skills for the career you’re dreaming of.