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We seek to be a leading department, recognized internationally for its quality of educational and professional academics.

Accounting Department offers academic programs intended to provide a gateway to advanced knowledge for various student groups. We prepare our students for a professional career through teaching, research and practice who will contribute to the social and economic development of society.

  • Graduates will be able to use the knowledge and skills consistent with the accounting profession. Graduates will demonstrate ethical decision-making skills inconsistent with GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) and IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) as future accountants
  • Graduates will apply critical, analytical problem solving and logical thinking skills which are inherent in the profession.
  • Graduates will apply accounting theoretical knowledge practically by understanding the needs of the industry.
  • Graduates will exhibit self-discipline, consistency, accuracy and proactivity in their fieldwork.

Graduate with an internationally respected qualification, with advanced knowledge and skills that will set you apart in a competitive job market and provide a pathway to future research or learning.

Graduate with the skills to lead people and projects. During your studies, you’ll hear from guest lecturers from the industry, examine real-life case studies, and undertake projects, placements and internships with leading businesses.

Benefit from a strong co-curricular program that includes real-world experience in the profession; holistic events to help you stay healthy, engaged and motivated; and national and international mooting competition

By the end of this program, students will be able to:

  • Develop analytical skills and activities to perform the accounting role in various functional areas in business including finance, marketing, management and information systems.
  • Use Information Technology to effectively perform their accounting role, encompassing all functional areas.
  • Understand the process of decision-making and its implications.
  • Assess existing accounting systems in the Kurdistan region, Iraq and internationally.
  • Understand the ethical dimension of business and accounting.

The Department of Accounting at Tishk International University is widely recognized by students and employers for producing “job ready” graduates with the broad range of skills and professional knowledge needed in a competitive business environment. Providing students with a forward-thinking, career-oriented business education, we foster critical thinking, ethical awareness and cultural sensitivity in future global business leaders.
Our faculty members are highly qualified professionals, in regular contact with the business community through research, consultancy, and professional associations. Their knowledge and experience translate into a demanding yet intellectually rewarding environment for students.
In all undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs, the curriculum is rich in content with an emphasis on equipping students with the applied skills and professional ethics necessary for success in the global marketplace.

Prof. Dr. Ghousia Khatoon
Acting Head of Accounting Department
Faculty of FASE

Accounting Department (ACC)

The Accounting Department was established in 2014.  Since, then it has been tasked with preparing competent accountants who have an accounting knowledge that keeps pace with the development of economic units. It also aims to prepare staff with qualifications suitable for employment in firms and establishments where accounting may be specialization or inclusive. The curriculum in the department is developed by subject matter experts to meet the expectations and standards of the organization/ industry.

The department continuously works to carve the students to be creative, logical, analytical, ethical and expressive. The department consists of experienced faculty members who are dedicated to serve the students in terms of sharing knowledge and enhancing technical skills in the accounting field.  All students in the department will have mentors so that they get the opportunity to express their ideas. Department strives towards the overall development of all students by involving them in extra-curricular activities, club activities and industrial visits. Department follows all rules and regulations that are directed in the Staff handbook and student handbook of Tishk International University.

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