Accounting & Financial Management

Master of Arts (M.A.)

Master of Arts (M.A.)

Accounting & Financial Management

In the Master of Arts degree in Accounting & Financial Management, the Chinese students deepen their knowledge of Accounting and Financing to supplement the specialisation modules from their Bachelor course. Students learn to comprehensively understand and strategically control financing and accounting. International developments in accounting standards and capital markets are included in the course and, together with social and methodical skills, provide students with an excellent grounding for their careers.

With the focus on key aspects of accounting such as International Accounting, Consolidated Accounts, Balance Sheet Analysis and Accounting Policy as well as empirical accounting and thanks to the combination with modules from Financial Management such as Corporate Finance and Asset Management, all relevant areas are covered.

The full-time study programme is completed in just 15 months. This time model offers graduates the opportunity to enter the Chinese job market at an optimum time. The teaching language is German. Combined with the intercultural experience gained during the stay in Germany, the MA course also prepares graduates for professional activity in Germany.

You will complete your master studies in Accounting & Financial Management with the academic degree of Master of Arts (M.A.).


4 semester



Credit Points

120 ECTS

Accreditation (Master)

The FOM University of Applied Sciences is accredited by the German Council for Science and Humanities for its special service to education and research and was the first private university in Germany to receive system-accreditation by the FIBAA in 2012. This seal of approval proves that the quality management of the FOM University meets the high standards of the Accreditation Council, the most important body for the quality of studies and education at German universities. In 2018 the FOM University received system-accreditation for further eight years. Thus, all courses of study offered by the FOM are accredited. A Master’s degree from the FOM University enables entry to a subsequent a PhD programme.

What you need for admission

  • Bachelor degree
  • Proof of language skills B2 and APS certificate required. Applicants with an FOM Bachelor degree or a BA degree from a German university are not required to provide proof of language proficiency.
  • Applicants must pas FOM's aptitude test which assesses language skills and knowledge of the subject.

Start: winter semester

Duration time: 4 semester


  • registration fee 1.580,00 euro

    one-off enrolment fee

  • examination fee 350,00 euro

    one-off examination fee at the end of the course

  • tuition fee 9.480,00 euro

    Tuition fee payable in 3 monthly instalments of 3.160 euro

  • total fees 11.410,00 euro

    Total costs includes enrolment fee, tuition fee and examination fee

Semester Overview

Study programme

Decision-oriented Management
Business German & Tutoring
International Accounting and Consolidated Accounts
Corporate Finance

Intercultural Training & Tutoring/Excursions
Scientific Methodology
Empirical Finance & Accounting
Corporate Taxation
Asset Management

Business English
IT Management
Key Competencies

- Corporate Governance & Corporate Social Responsibility
- Negotiation and Moderation Training

Accounting Policy and Analysis
Financial analysis project

Thesis and thesis defence (plus exposé and Thesis Day)

Subject to change.