Master’s programme in Accounting and Finance

MSc in Business and Economics | 1 year | 60 credits

Career opportunities

There is a broad and extensive labour market for graduates of the Master's in Accounting and Finance. The programme provides a strong foundation for top financial management roles such as CFO or finance director, as well as for positions such as financial or business controller, financial or business analyst, financial or treasury manager, finance business partner, and other accounting and finance functions.

The specialisation in Corporate Finance provides a strong foundation for corporate finance roles in financial management. In addition, you will be able to apply, with confidence, for advisory or financial analyst roles in investment banking, corporate transaction and financing advisory services, or financial business consulting, credit analysis, and buy-side or sell-side research roles.

The specialisation in Accounting and management control provides a strong foundation for controller and business partnering roles in financial management. In addition, you will be able to apply, with confidence, for positions in business development, management consulting, and other managerial advisory functions. The specialisation is also of interest for CPA’s and/or other functions working with auditing in-house or in a consulting capacity.

The programme also provides a thorough preparation for academic research in corporate finance, financial accounting, and management accounting.

The next step

Our Career Services support you in building functioning networks, developing your resume and finding and getting a job. In addition, each semester we hold seminars on career related topics and assist you in networking with our alumni.

As a student, you can also join the Lund University job portal MyCareer - Europe's largest career network for students and graduates. MyCareer gives access to jobs, internships, graduate programmes and projects across Europe.