Do you want to help steer and shape a company? In our degree course in Financial Management, Accounting & Taxation you will learn the key to a company’s success!

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Professor Joachim Vogt
To understand business success in all its facets, one should have a comprehensive understanding of finance.
Professor Joachim Vogt

Course Profile

Abschluss: Bachelor of Arts
7 Semester: 210 ECTS
Sprache: Deutsch
Standort: Schwäbisch Hall
Studienform: Vollzeit
Studienbeginn: Wintersememster
Bewerbungsfrist: July 15

Course Content

The degree programme in Management, Accounting & Taxation is essentially based on the knowledge of classical business administration and also imparts in-depth knowledge in the fields of accounting, auditing, controlling, finance and taxation.

Students on this degree programme will:

  • Become acquainted with the mechanisms, actors and instruments of the financial markets
  • Learn how to create, present and analyse annual and consolidate financial statements
  • Learn how to record and optimise the tax situation of a company
  • and to analyse and assess the efficiency, profitability and liquidity of a company.

    The degree programme is rounded off by a practical semester comprising first-class guest lectures, networking events and a potential semester abroad.

  • Course Structure

    The study programme is modular. A module can comprise one or more teaching events that are grouped thematically.

    In the first two academic semesters you will be taught sound basic business skills which are divided into the following modules:

    Foundation studies (1st and 2nd semesters)

  • Economic principles of management
  • Management decisions in operational performance processes
  • Quantitative methods and business information systems
  • Business English
  • Principles of corporate accounting
  • Legal and tax framework of management
  • Academic work   
  • In the main course, the ‘FAT’ degree programme will teach you in-depth skills in the areas of finance, external and internal accounting and business taxation. This will also include international technical aspects as well as building-up and extending language skills in business English. The degree programme is rounded off by a practical semester, outside visits, guest lectures, networking events and the potential of a semester abroad. The following comprise the higher-level modules of the main study programme:

  • Internal accounting (management accounting)
  • External accounting: Annual and consolidated financial statements
  • External accounting: Financial statement analysis and further reporting instruments
  • Financial management
  • IT in corporate accounting
  • Business taxation (tax management)
  • Business law, auditing and digitalisation
  • Business English
  • Ethical and social issues of management   
  • A compulsory practical semester is integrated into the degree programme in the 5th semester. This is an opportunity to apply in practice the knowledge you have acquired so far. You will be supervised by a professor and be supported by our Internship Office.

    Are you interested in spending a semester abroad? Then you have the opportunity to study for a semester at one of our partner universities or to complete an internship abroad. In doing so, you will have the support of our International Office.

    Would you like more information about the course?

    Then why not have a look in our Study Info Media Library? There you will find a course presentation on Financial Management, Accounting & Taxation. 

    Career Prospects

    EExperts in financial management are indispensable for corporate governance. Their analytical skills enable them to prepare and present facts for decision-making and to find new approaches in competition with other firms. In this way, they act as navigators of entrepreneurial success. The degree in Financial Management, Accounting & Taxation enables you to undertake skilled jobs in the following areas:

  • Accounting
  • Finance departments
  • Internal auditing
  • Controlling
  • Management consultancy
  • Auditing
  • Tax consultancy.   

  • After successfully completing the Bachelor’s programme, there is the opportunity to take the Master’s degree in Business Analytics, Controlling & Consulting (MSc) which builds on the previous course content. This is also offered at the Schwäbisch Hall Campus. 

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    A look at the course

    Do not let maths worry you!

    Unsure whether your maths knowledge is good enough for your studies? Then take our mathematics preparatory course! This voluntary and free of charge course makes your start as a student easier.

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    This friendly campus offers ideal conditions for studying in an attractive location. Why not get your own impressions of the faculty and living and studying in Schwäbisch Hall.

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    Fancy spending some time abroad?

    Interested in an exchange semester abroad or looking to do your practical study semester abroad? We are happy to help you achieve your plans so you can gather valuable experience abroad.

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