M.Sc. Finance, Accounting and Taxation

Turn your passion for finance and love for organisation into a lucrative career in companies across the world.

Start your online Master in Finance, Accounting and Taxation

No company can be run successfully for an extended period of time without a well-designed financial plan. That’s why finance, accounting and taxation professionals are so important: they hold the key to a company’s ability to plan for the future, and to meet the strict standards of local and international monetary regulations.

As a future graduate of IU’s online Master’s programme in Finance, Accounting and Taxation, you’ll be a well-trained and capable managerial candidate for companies looking to strengthen their financial departments.

Combine practical and theoretical knowledge in order to successfully navigate the challenges of a financial sector in constant change, and develop the right managerial skills to lead financial teams to joint success.

Online course overview

The goal of the Finance, Accounting and Taxation online Master’s programme is to give you the tools you need for successfully meeting the financial challenges companies are expected to face in the future. To do so, the programme focuses on expanding your knowledge of economic principles, and adding to it further with specialist knowledge practical, proven approaches to financing, international accounting and taxation issues.

To ensure your ability to take on managerial positions in the field, you’ll also take courses on the basic principles of leadership and personnel management. In addition, you will get a chance to test your knowledge in business through different seminars and projects.

Study model

120 ECTS*
Language: English

Study duration & extension

24 - 48 months (depending on time model)
Free of charge extension period
Start online studies: any time

Accredited & Globally Recognized

IU is accredited and certified with a seal of approval from the German Accreditation Council. All IU study programmes, materials, and services meet high internal and external quality standards, which are regularly reviewed and updated. You can also be provided with an official Europass Diploma Supplement once you graduate, to ensure that your degree is recognized anywhere in the EU.

Dual Degree



Tuition fees

120 ECTS: USD 3,159 for the full program

Application fee: USD95

Your Studies Are Flexible and 100% Online

Schedule when you want to learn and study 100% online. At IU you have the possibility to complete your degree fully from home, whether full-time or part-time. You can even take your exams online whenever it suits you.

*The European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) is a tool of the European Higher Education Area for making studies and courses more transparent. It helps students to move between countries and to have their academic qualifications and study periods abroad recognized. ECTS allows credits taken at one higher education institution to be counted towards a qualification studied for at another. ECTS credits represent learning based on defined learning outcomes and their associated workload.

When do I start?

For administrative purposes Intake is monthly. Registration should be made at least 5 days to the next start date. Inquire for the next start dates.


Completed degree from a public or officially recognized university/higher education institution. For 60-ECTS programmes, you will need to have already acquired 240 ECTS credits. For 120-ECTS programmes, you will need to have 180 ECTS credits. At least a “satisfactory” or Grade C equivalent earned in your previous education. You will need a completed undergraduate degree of at least 180 ECTS from a public or officially recognized university/higher education institution in a field related to business or economics.

*Admission into program at the sole discretion of IU.


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