About the Program

The master degree in Accounting and Finance is aimed to prepare students for careers as accountants, auditors, financial executives, consultants, and lecturers. Also provides theoretical, conceptual, technical, and practical knowledge in managing the financial function in every organization: financial or non-financial, private or public, large or small, profit seeking or not for profit. The core accounting and finance courses should be completed prior to enrolling in the technical elective courses. The thesis can only be taken upon successful completion of the core accounting and finance courses and the technical elective courses. Each semester students can enroll in a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 4 courses. Students who lack adequate foundation in basic accounting/finance courses are required to successfully complete the following courses (non-credit) before proceeding with the accounting and finance master program;
ACFN 211 Accounting
ACFN 203 Business Finance
ACFN 361 Cost Accounting

Education Opportunities

Our program is not only focus on the theories of accounting and finance but also help students to deepen their understanding of the inner workings accounting and finance sector in the real world. Department staff see the necessity of improving and introducing modern teaching techniques such as term projects and practical application of knowledge and skills that provide opportunities for students to follow the latest developments in the worldwide capital market. During the finance lab class our students will observe real life data that help them to know how the mechanism of global financial markets work, also students will have an experience in analysing financial data. So upon completion of this program, our students will be able to confidently invest in the securities market and manage their funds successfully.

Career Areas

Upon completion of the program our students will be able to tackle the adversity of the accounting and finance sector such as accountancy, management advice, audit, internal control, financial analysis, insurance and assurance with an excellent grasp in the field. They will also gain employability skills which will help them to be employed in global or national financial institutions. Students will also have a personal understanding on how the accounting and finance sector actually operates, this will give them an edge over others in their respective fields. On the other hand, our program also prepare our students to excel academically and pursue an academic career by completing our PHD program.


Institute of Graduate Studies and Research
Çevik Uraz Center, CU244
Tel: +90 392 671 1111 Extension: 2214-2228
Institue E-mail: ciu-institute@ciu.edu.tr


1-2 Years