Programmes

Master 2 Master of Science in Accounting, Auditing and Management Control (research)

e-learning Full time programme English-taught programme

contact

Marion FORTIN
Head of Programme

Sarah CASTILLO-CAMACHO
Administrative Officer

phdadm@tsm-education.fr

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Applications for the academic year 2021:

  • Round 1: from December 7, 2020 to January 8, 2021
  • Round 2: from February 22 to March 26, 2021

 

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The MSc. in Accounting, Auditing and Management Control is the first year of the TSM Doctoral Programme which is an EPAS-accredited rigorous international training.

EPAS is delivered by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD). It is the most thorough programme accreditation system for business and management programmes with an international perspective. According to EFMD: "[...] the Doctoral Programme is a very good programme with well-organised and institutionalised provision. It concentrates on developing candidates with rigorous research competencies in combination with the ability to identify and communicate on the practical applications of research. The programme offers a robust international learning experience through institutional networks and partners."

The Master of Science in Accounting, Auditing and Management Control aims at training a new generation of creative, entrepreneurial and innovative researchers, able to face current and future challenges.

 

To do so it creatively combines the best of practice, theory, qualitative & quantitative tools and reality-based education. You will attend academic conferences, make presentations, organise seminars, and contribute to management and academic decisions. It also offers high quality teaching and a truly multicultural work environment with students coming from all over the world.

Our MSc offers the excellence training needed for international and French university graduates interested in pursuing a career in research:

  • Rigorous selection process
  • Close supervision by internationally recognized high-level research professors who publish in the best journals
  • Full immersion in the lab research activities
  • Exchanges with the world’s best universities
  • Research presentations in the leading international conferences

We deliberately keep the MSc small to allow you to work closely with your supervisor, develop interaction with other faculty members who will be happy to act as sounding boards, and gain teaching experience.

 

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We are looking for talented applicants who are enthusiastic about research, genuinely intellectually curious, like reading and debating, want to be able to answer new questions and love to travel and meet new people. If this sounds like you, we encourage you to take a closer look at our TSM Doctoral Programme, and we look forward to receiving your application.

 

The Master of Science is the first year of the TSM Doctoral Programme which is one of only 4 doctoral programmes entirely dedicated to management in France. 

 

Core courses

  • Learning and practice in research
  • Engaging with the scientific literature
  • Management science
  • Qualitative methods
  • Quantitative methods
  • Experimental methods

Track specific research courses

  • Quantitative methods in accounting
  • Qualitatitive methods in accounting
  • Perspectives in accounting


Track practitioner courses

  • Management accounting
  • Strategic management
  • Financial reporting and evaluation
  • Unlocking change and team

Research training seminars

  • Managing your PhD: getting started
  • Library resources
  • What are the good academic conferences?
  • How to present a research paper?
  • International job market
  • Zotero
  • Alumni talk
  • The French cultural etiquette

Prerequisites

  • A Bachelor’s degree (in the US)
  • Master first year (in Europe) 
  • An equivalent diploma, representing a four-year course of study in an accredited college or university

A complete Master’s degree is not required, although many applicants have a Master’s degree in such fields as management, finance, economics, psychology, engineering, and statistics.  


Application checklist:

  • Completed online application form
  • Resume
  • Essay
  • Transcripts
  • EasyRecrue pre-recorded video interview
  • English test for non-English speakers
  • Two reference letters

Details are available here

The research classes in the Master of Science in Accounting are the best way to learn the theories and methodologies you need to conduct research for your doctorate. I like to think of the Master's thesis as a warm-up exercise for your dissertation: you start with an idea, then whittle it down to your thesis proposal.

Emmanuelle Nègre

Associate professor at TSM

If students have written a Master thesis during their Master of Science in Accounting, Auditing and Management Control, they can apply to the MPhil in Management, in order to follow the second year of Doctoral Programme.  The later years of the doctoral programme are dedicated to original research and the creation of a dissertation.

 

Graduates pursue international careers in leading universities and business schools, policy-oriented institutions and private firms.

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