Master’s programme in Accounting and Finance

MSc in Business and Economics | 1 year | 60 credits

The Master’s in Accounting and Finance is a one year, full-time programme, preparing you for a career in financial or professional services.

The programme focuses on the fields of Corporate Finance, Accounting and Management Control, which are central to the functioning and success of corporations and other organisations. They lie at the intersection of business strategy, processes and information which are critical to ensure that decisions and behaviours are consistent with corporate and strategic objectives.

Our research-based faculty proposes courses carefully designed to strike a balance between strong theoretical foundations and a high degree of real-world applicability. As such, in addition to being exposed to a rigorous treatment of both classical and contemporary theories, students will gain practical knowledge through an extensive use of challenging team-based assignments and cases that focus attention on relevant current issues faced by organizations. The programme will deepen your analytical competence, critical thinking and problem-solving skills, as well as enhance your ability to work in diverse groups. Given the challenging and demanding nature of our programme, students are expected to engage in a significant amount of independent study and preparation to succeed. 

One programme – two specialisations

When applying to this programme, you select either the specialisation in Corporate Finance or in Accounting and Management Control.

The specialisation in Corporate Finance is designed for students with an interest in corporate financial decision making, corporate valuation, financing, restructuring and corporate risk.

The specialisation in Accounting and Management Control is designed for students with an interest in managerial accounting, strategic investment decisions, enterprise risk management and financial communication.

Read more about the two specialisations

International Master Class

Students with exceptional study results during the first semester at the MSc in Accounting and Finance, may compete for seats at the International Master Class (IMC) programme.

Career

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. 

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Next programme start

28 August 2024

Arrival day

20 August 2024

Application deadline

15 January 2024

Duration

1 year, full time

Tuition fee

SEK 135 000. EU/EAA citizens are not required to pay tuition fees.

Class profile 2022/23

961

Applicants

99

Enrolled

62%

Male students

38%

Female students

21 - 37

Age range

24

Nationalities