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Accounting, Auditing & Taxation
The degree program
The Master's degree program "Accounting, Auditing and Taxation" is a consecutive full-time degree program with a regular study time of four semesters. A reinforced, scientifically founded education in a profession-related partial area of business administration with strong shares in business and tax-law elements and principles is planned.
The studies are structured as follows:
- Accounting & Auditing (modules 1-4),
- Taxation (modules 5-8),
- Specialization of business administration (module 9),
- Specialization law (module 10),
- a required area (modules 11-13),
- and the subject-specific Master's thesis (module 14) to complete the studies.
The lectures are held in English or German. The corresponding examinations are conducted in the same language as the lecture.
The central target of the degree program is training future auditors, tax and corporate consultants, as well as other professions that are related to the areas of accounting, auditing and taxation, such as internal revisors, controllers, finance and rating analysts. The focused and highly qualified training is ensured by the interdisciplinary alignment of contents from the areas of accounting, auditing, business-administration taxes, business and tax law, Corporate Governance and controlling. It is to enable students to, in particular, acquire skills in the execution of legally required audits and knowledge and skills that enable them to meet their role as generalists and to solve interdisciplinary issues form the professional work of an auditor, tax or corporate consultant, in the scope of their education.
The alignment of the Master's degree program with the University of Siegen is set up so that the students will be taught about the mutual dependencies of business-administration decisions and tax situation designs under consideration of the legal framework conditions in the scope of their training.
1) The Bachelor's exam in the degree program in business administration at a university in the scope of application of the German Civil Code or an equivalent exam with sufficient business-administration share, passed at least with grade satisfactory (3.0) or an equivalent examination at least with the grade satisfactory (3.0).
2) The diploma or Master's exam in the degree program in business administration at a university in the scope of application of the German Civil Code or an equivalent exam with sufficient business-administration share, passed at least with grade satisfactory (3.0) or an equivalent examination at least with the grade satisfactory (3.0).
The examination regulations relevant at the time shall apply.
German and English
Examination regulations/degree plan/module manuals/internship rules
Examination regulations (POs) specify the basic structures of a degree program (e.g. admission requirements and contents to be studied). Students are automatically subject to the current version of their PO when they matriculate for their first subject-related semester. This means that even if the PO changes during their studies, the original version according to which they matriculated will remain valid (provided that the PO does not expire).
The respective degree plan is the recommended example progress of the studies in individual subjects and is part of a PO.
Supplementary provisions and details for any module to be studied can be found in the module manually (e.g. requirements for taking a written test or content-related information on the modules/events, ...).
The internship rules define the conditions under which the required or optional internships must be completed.
We recommend at least looking at the study schedule for your degree program before the lecture time starts, to ensure that you know which modules are intended for the start of your studies.