Learning Outcomes: Accountancy, MAS

Learning Outcomes for the degree of Master of Accounting Science

Learning Objective 1: Advanced accounting competency

Students will build on their undergraduate knowledge of accounting by adding advanced knowledge of more complex accounting transactions. Students also will gain the ability to derive decision-relevant information from financial statements to make more strategic use of accounting information for decision-making.

Learning Objective 2: Advanced Professional Research Skills

Students will be able to identify, interpret and apply the authoritative literature related to their areas of specialization to address accounting questions characterized by uncertainty and ambiguity.   

Learning Objective 3:  Attitude-related Professional Preparation

Students will develop an understanding for and appreciation of an accountant’s professional responsibility, and will become aware of society’s expectations.