Bachelor's Degree in Accounting (Technological Education). Department of Accounting and Finance. Faculty of Management and Economics. Piraeus University of Applied Sciences (former Technological Educational Institute of Piraeus).


The graduate of the Department of Accounting and Finance knows theories, principles and practices related to the scientific field of Accounting and Finance. In particular, he possesses the following:

Knowledge: He has mastered the scientific theory of Finance, Taxation and Management Accounting and can:
- Investigate and analyse financial statements, identify the operating result and illustrate it in accounting terms.
- Identify and solve tax, accounting and related legal problems.
- Describe the accounting procedure for accounting departments of all types of business.
- Recognize procedures and internal and external operating control problems of accounting records and distinguish the importance of accounting figures, depending on the degree of development in the financial statements in which they are included.
- Make proposals on management accounting for optimal business performance.
- Identify relevant accounts in terms of operation suitability for the proper functioning of the accounting system.

- Prepare draft accounts
- Keep accounts-files
- Collect and manage information received by the accounting department and develop the entity's business strategy and policy.
- Plan costing organization
- Use modern Accounting and Business application software (e.g. E.R.P.)
- Prepare budgets and management accounts of entities in the private and public sectors.
- Design and implement methods of internal and external audit for firms.

- Organize, perform and supervise the human resources of Accounting Departments and other economic departments of enterprises and organizations.
- Provide accounting, cost accounting and tax advice working by himself/herself as a Business Consultant and Cost Accountant.
- Independently exercise internal and external audit of Financial Management.
-Perform applied research independently or in cooperation with scientists of educational institutions in Greece and abroad, as well as with relevant private and public professional bodies.

Further Information

The education provided by the Department of Accounting and Finance cover the subject of Economics, especially Accounting and Finance and applications in enterprises and organizations in the private and public sectors.
This department provides theoretical and practical training adequate for the application of scientific and technological knowledge and skills in the profession of accountant. For this reason, it offers a curriculum adapted to the field of contemporary Accounting, of Financial Science and of disciplines related to these, such as Economics, Business Administration, Legal - Tax Issues etc., which is renewed and updated. The Department is staffed by a permanent-regular teaching staff of high academic qualifications and scientific and laboratory associates, who have appropriate experience from the professional environment.

Relation To Employment

License to practice is provided by the Economic Chamber of Greece.


Access to this type of qualification have those who have completed at least the secondary education (level 4).
Holders of such qualifications gain access to study programmes at the same level or at level 7 or 8.

Ways To Aquire

Qualifications of this type are acquired via formal education.