Master of Science in Accounting and Finance

General

Program Description

Master in Economics and Business Administration - Accounting and Finance (MSc)

The focus area of the profile is Accounting & Finance. Students on this profile will have greater knowledge of the key financial issues within firms through the courses: Advanced Corporate Finance and Derivatives, Foundation of Management, Asset Pricing with Fixed Income or Dynamic Investment Strategies.

Furthermore, the student will gain knowledge about and skills in using methods and tools which can support the competencies to develop and solve advanced financial models. The student will gain substantial insights about the function of financial markets, instruments and policies and the methods and models to evaluate these.

Finally, the student will gain competences as regards to formulate and solve advanced models in finance and manage the firm’s financial functions e.g. when acting as a CFO. Implement financial models to support management decisions in all type of organizations. The master can independently analyze and make a decision as to solve specific financial management decisions.

Lectures


The teaching methods on the programme vary and will consist of both lectures and teaching in smaller groups. Many students form study groups, either for the entire two-year programme or maybe just for a single course.

Exam


The exams will be both oral and written exams according to the individual courses. An internship is often finished with some sort of report and the Master’s thesis is a major written project that finishes up the entire degree.

In all sorts of reports and exams, it is important that you are able to argue and refer correctly to the source material. Otherwise, you may be accused of plagiarism.

Facilities


The University of Southern Denmark Campus Odense is a modern university with great facilities both for lectures and leisure.

In 2012 a brand new student bar opened at the university and in the summertime, there are many outdoor facilities where you can socialize with your fellow students.

Career opportunities


The MSc programme in Accounting and Finance at Campus Odense gives you an excellent versatile foundation for future career opportunities. The courses offer a unique combination of theory and practice to ensure a solid theoretical basis and tools readily employable in your first job.

The competencies obtained during the studies in Odense can be used in curriculum development, ranging from becoming an individual business entrepreneur, working as a specialist in large multinational companies or as a consultant internationally.

Whether you want a career as self-employed or as a manager in public or private companies this degree will boost your future career. You can, for example, work in discovery and research of new ideas to planning, management, and realization of business concepts in Danish and international companies.

Last updated Feb 2018

About the School

University of Southern Denmark has created an institution of higher research and education which provides first-class educational opportunities and is cooperation partner for both public and private b ... Read More

University of Southern Denmark has created an institution of higher research and education which provides first-class educational opportunities and is cooperation partner for both public and private businesses and organisations for providing qualified labour. Read less
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