Gain the competitive skills you will need to meet the ever-changing challenges of accounting. This Master’s is designed to provide you with both technical knowledge and a full range of practical applications to address the most pressing issues in our industry.
Master of Accounting
The first stage - Compulsory courses 72 Credits
The course includes scientific research methods related to defining scientific research and clarifying its importance, types, steps and methods. It also deals with the sources and methods of data collection and methods of data analysis as well as methods of inspection and estimation and all statistical methods that can be used in the processes of analysis and scientific research in the fields of economics and management.
This course aims to introduce the student to accounting for the merger of companies and the methods and procedures adopted when preparing the consolidated financial statements resulting from the merger, in addition to the accounting treatments for the mutual operations between the parent company and its subsidiaries, and the transfer of financial statements to the branches of the parent company in foreign countries.
This course covers developments in cost accounting and topics related to modern and traditional cost systems, cost management strategies, methods of allocating service costs, preparing lists of costs, costs and their deviations, distribution of joint costs, and target costs.
This course includes a balanced presentation of the theoretical and applied aspects of financial accounting, with a specialized focus on accounting theories through the study of philosophy, literature, curricula, and different methods of accounting theory, in addition to accounting topics related to measurement, disclosure, and the usefulness of accounting information for decision makers, and other new accounting topics.
This course examines the concept of financial analysis in terms of its objectives, methods, tools, interventions, stakeholders, and uses in policy-making and decision-making. Through the analysis of the financial statements using the preliminary methods of financial analysis, such as the analysis of the financial ratios of the financial statements through practical issues and evidence, the analysis of facilities and evaluation tools, and the analysis of time series of information necessary for decision-making; And approaches and techniques for predicting financial failure and insolvency (financial default) for companies and projects, as well as profitability analysis and the role of financial analysis in decision-making processes, especially those related to investing in securities, granting credit, and financing decisions.
This course includes theoretical financial foundations by analyzing the financial position of companies and sources of the cost of capital, and evaluating long-term capital investment in case of uncertainty. Theories of profit distribution. Securities valuation. - merger and acquisition.
Optional courses 24 Credits
This course aims to develop the skills necessary for corporate investment decision-making and risk analysis. This course aims to give the student a general idea of issues related to investment and finance, and it addresses the following topics: – Definition of investment and finance – Investment theories – The difference between theories of capital and investment theories – Determinants of investment (in general and in developing countries) – Capital budgets and investment planning Investment risks - “technical and basic” investment analysis - financing theories - sources of long-term financing - sources of Islamic financing - financing planning
This course is considered the main umbrella and reference for accounting students in various accounting issues at the international and local levels. It deals with the International Accounting Standards (IAS) course, the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), and the most important applications, updates and changes that they received.
This course focuses on the basic and advanced topics in managerial accounting with its modern strategic directions, identifying the issues of break-even analysis and cost classifications, how to harness financial data and appropriate costs in the service of management, preparing planning budgets, capital budgets, decentralization, responsibility accounting, product pricing methods, time management, cost and quality.
This course aims to introduce students to a set of statistical tools and learn to use them perfectly. In this course, the student learns how to enter data on statistical software (SPSS and STATA), in addition to analyzing quantitative and qualitative variables and conducting many statistical analyzes, where the student will learn how to do descriptive statistics. T-test, probability tables, statistical variance test, simple linear regression analysis, multiple linear regression, logit analysis, Probit regression analysis, and Tobit regression analysis using statistical software (SPSS and STATA).
This course includes advanced statistical topics that the student can benefit from in his practical life and during his studies, through the topics he presents to the course related to the data-based decision-making process, analysis and testing of various economic theories, and assistance in policy-making, decision-making and forecasting the values of economic variables in the future. The student is required to test research hypotheses by advanced statistical methods using advanced statistical software. The student also benefits from the content of that material during the stage of preparing for the master’s thesis.
The course aims to clarify the nature and nature of the financial and monetary market and its components, and the role of intermediaries in creating the financial market. The focus in this course is on the financial and monetary markets as one of the basic components of the financial system. In more research and analysis, it discusses the money markets, the foreign exchange market, the euro and dollar market, short-term debt instruments, financial institutions such as banks and discount houses, and capital markets. It also examines the effect of interest rates on the prices of dealing instruments. And the stock index, how to calculate it, its composition, and its implications for the investor and the national economy, discussing the financial market in terms of efficiency, the most important crises faced by the financial markets in developed and emerging countries, and the role of globalization in the development and integration of the financial market.
The second stage - Practical Training 30 Credits
In practical training, the student is assigned to teach a virtual course chosen by the college from among the courses studied by the student at the bachelor's level. The student should divide this course from twelve to fourteen brief lectures. The student presents each lecture in the form of a written summary of its topic in Word or PDF format, accompanied by a video recording of it with the student's voice using Power Point, the duration of which is no less than ten minutes and not more than about twenty minutes.
The thrid stage - Master's Thesis 54 Credits
The student submits a request to the university administration to register a master’s thesis, along with a proposed topic in one of the subspecialty tracks.
● If the initial approval of the subject title is achieved, the college council will designate a supervisor to guide and follow up the student in preparing the plan.
● The research plan includes the importance of the topic and a critical presentation of previous studies in it, specifically the research problem, then defining the study's curriculum and its main hypotheses or questions that you want to answer, and the division of the study and its sources.
● The student presents his proposed plan in a scientific seminar, discussing the plan as a topic and an approach.
● The student adjusts his plan based on the professors' observations in the seminar if he is asked to amend.
● After the seminar, the plan is presented to the college council to take its decision regarding the registration of the subject.
● In the event of approval, the college council’s decision is presented to the university council to approve registration, and the registration date is calculated from the university council’s approval date