Get trained in the latest trends and procedures in account auditing in order to become an expert auditor and develop your professional career in this field. Further your entry into the world of auditing by undertaking professional internships in the best firms.
The Official Master's Degree in Financial Management and Business Auditing at UPF Barcelona School of Management offers you a consolidated programme with complete and updated content, reviewed by the REA and today's major auditing firms.
We offer you internships so that you can enter a sector with a high demand for professionals. A great opportunity for your future.
You will delve into crucial aspects of the audit such as:
The master's program offers two specializations: Audit of Accounts and Financial Data Analytics and Management.
The Audit of Accounts specialization allows students to validate the theoretical access test to the Official Register of Account Auditors (ROAC), considered the gateway to the exercise of this profession.
The Official Master's Degree in Financial Management and Business Auditing is endorsed by Pompeu Fabra University, the 1st Spanish university and the 15th best university in the world (of those with less than 50 years), according to the Times Higher Education ranking. In addition, UPF Barcelona School of Management has EQUIS accreditation, the most prestigious institutional recognition for business schools globally.
Study at a school accredited by EQUIS, an international distinction that guarantees the quality of our institution and makes us the 1st school of management linked to a public university with this accreditation in our country.
The Audit of Accounts Specialization allows you to validate the theoretical access test to the ROAC (Official Register of Account Auditors), essential to start practicing this profession. Launch your new career plan now.
You will have the opportunity to carry out your professional internships in top-level companies in the sector such as PWC, EY, KPMG, Mazars or Grant Thornton.
We offer the same program, content, and academic qualification, in two different modalities, in-person and online, to adapt to your personal and professional situation.
The Master has an academic management and a first-rate teaching team made up of managers and partners in the Big4 and by academics from the Department of Economics and Business at Pompeu Fabra University.
Reviewed by both the Registry of Auditing Economists (REA) and by the current large audit firms.
The Audit of Accounts Specialization is aimed at training professionals in the field of auditing. Students acquire competencies in the review and analysis of financial statements, gaining a thorough understanding of auditing regulations and procedures.
There is a special emphasis on developing critical and analytical skills to identify potential financial irregularities, as well as understanding the legal and ethical framework governing auditing. The specialization's focus enables students to understand the key role that auditing plays in transparency and reliability of financial information in companies and institutions.
The Financial Data Analytics and Management specialization focuses on the application of data analysis in the financial sector.
Students learn to manage and interpret large volumes of data using advanced analytical tools for evidence-based decision-making.
This specialization combines knowledge of statistics and financial analysis and prepares participants to address complex challenges in a business environment focused on data management and visualization.
The Master in Auditing and Financial Management is aimed both at young graduates in the field of Business Administration, Economics, Accounting and Finance, or Management, as well as graduated professionals from the sector who are interested in focusing their professional career in the field of auditing.
UPF Barcelona School of Management is the management school of Pompeu Fabra University, the 1st Ibero-American university and the 16th placed university in the world, among those under 50 years of age, according to the Times Higher Education ranking.
UPF Barcelona School of Management has EQUIS accreditation, the most prestigious institutional recognition for business schools globally, and places itself among the top business schools in the world.
The Master in Auditing and Financial Management is an official master's degree and has the academic recognition of the Ministry of Education of the Government of Spain. This accreditation certifies all the official university master's degrees that we teach and recognizes the quality of our educational model in accordance with the criteria of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA).
The Master in Auditing and Financial Management allows obtaining the degree with specialization in either Audit of Accounts or Financial Data Analytics and Management.
All participants will have to take the compulsory subjects and the subjects corresponding to the chosen specialization.
The master's degree is completed with the elaboration of the Master's Final Project, which is developed throughout the academic year parallel to the teaching activity
The Master in Auditing and Financial Management also includes the possibility of participating in practical activities and activities for personal and professional growth such as:
Once students have completed the course they will obtain:
Issuance of official Master's Degrees: The amount stipulated in the DOGC (Official Gazette of the Government of Catalonia) must be paid for the rights to issue the degree. This rate varies annually and the rate in force at the time of application for the degree will be applied
The teaching team brings a double focus to the program: on the one hand, academics from the prestigious department of Economics and Business of Pompeu Fabra University, and on the other, managers and partners of the Big Four, as well as recognized active professionals from leading companies, who contribute their experience on how to apply knowledge to the daily reality of today's companies.
The program has a very practical and professional approach that combines theory and practice with a very participatory methodology. Active interaction and intervention by the students is added to the presentation of theoretical concepts by the teachers.
Throughout the course, real and current practical cases will be discussed and presented which will allow you to apply the concepts learned and thus face the situations that you will encounter in your professional activity.
Group work will allow you to share views, knowledge and opinions with colleagues from diverse backgrounds, enriching your academic experience and strengthening your networking.
We will assign you a tutor according to the characteristics of your project that will help you develop skills and abilities such as the capacity to plan a process, solve problems, analyse and interpret results, or defend proposals through efficient communication, among others.
The evaluation of the program is continuous and will be carried out based on:
The evaluation activities will be carried out individually and also in a group, promoting teamwork.
Project-oriented learning and the combination of lectures and active methodologies such as case studies, flipped learning, solving real problems and professional simulations allow the student to connect theory and practice, acquire advanced skills and achieve learning which is transferable to work.
You will have:
The program is aimed at young professionals who want to enter the account auditing sector, as well as young professionals who want to grow within this industry and face new professional challenges.
In each course, the master brings together young professionals from the fields of Accounting and Finance, Economics or Business Administration or Management.
A heterogeneous class group made up of both national and international students (Latin America, Asia, among others) who share a common goal: quality training and academic experience that prepares them for their professional future.
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Recommendation from the last 3 courses
We train you to guide your professional career towards the Auditing sector, both in the Big4 and in other recognized companies.
Students, once the program is completed, can also focus their professional career towards the accounting and finance department of any company or institution.
The Master offers extracurricular internships in leading companies in the sector, which will boost your opportunities to start your professional future.
The UPF Barcelona School of Management offers you different means of financing so that you can take any of our programs without worry. We offer you the opportunity to finance part of your program, either by rewarding your talent through scholarships, through grants from entities dedicated to promoting education or through collaboration agreements with financial entities.
If you are alumni of one of our Partner Universities, you are entitled to a discount of 10% on the UPF Barcelona School of Management Masters and postgraduate program tuition fees (those programs with more than 15 credits).
*Discount not compatible with other scholarships, discounts and reductions.
You can choose how to finance your studies by consulting our simulator.
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