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Overview

The four-semester master's degree in Quantitative Accounting and Finance combines advanced business knowledge from the field of Accounting and Finance with mathematical methods. The job market-relevant combination of Accounting & Finance and Mathematics of the degree program is unique in Germany and has been developed in line with the needs of modern specialist departments in companies and institutions in the financial sector. The math education starts with your individual previous knowledge in order to ensure the right learning curve for you. The course includes a core curriculum in Accounting & Finance and Mathematics, which all students complete. Building on this, you set your individual priorities depending on your personal interests and profile wishes.

Focus
“Quantitative Accounting and Finance” includes a core curriculum in Accounting & Finance and Mathematics. Building on this, you choose your individual profile, depending on your personal interests and inclinations. For this purpose, specializations in mathematics, accounting & finance, statistics / econometrics and economics are available. At the same time, you can participate in exciting projects while you are still studying. Depending on your interests, you will either get to know the project work in cooperation with a practice partner or work on a relevant scientific question independently.

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of the completion of a relevant bachelor's degree in the field of economics or technical / mathematical degree programs or evidence of a comparable domestic or foreign university degree qualifying for a profession with at least an overall grade of 3.0.

If this is not yet available, a transcript of records with a calculated average grade based on at least 80% of the credit points required for the Bachelor's degree can be submitted.

In the completed course of study, at least 60 credit points must have been completed in economics modules. This includes competencies in quantitative modules that do not fall into the area of ??methods, amounting to at least 24 credit points from the areas of controlling, decision theory, investment and finance, macroeconomics, microeconomics, accounting.

In addition, competencies in the form of at least 18 credit points in methods through modules from the fields of mathematics, statistics, operations research, econometrics or empirical economic research must be available.

Proof of course-specific knowledge and skills:

Knowledge of English ,  level B2 of  the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. 

Approval mode:

Direct admission is granted if the admission requirements are fully met.

 

CAREER PROSPECTS

 

With a master’s degree in “Quantitative Accounting and Finance” you will occupy the interface between economic specialist knowledge and methodological skills.
This will position you optimally for demanding specialist and management positions, for example in

  • the financial sector, e.g. B. at banks, asset managers, or insurance companies
  • in finance departments of industrial companies, e.g. B. Treasury, financial planning or CFO office
  • in government organizations close to the financial and capital markets, e. B. Deutsche Bundesbank, finance ministries or BaFin.

In addition, the degree gives you the opportunity to gain further qualifications as part of a doctorate.

 


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