Master of Science in Accounting and Financial Management

School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg

Program Description

Master of Science in Accounting and Financial Management

School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg

The Master of Science in Accounting and Financial Management is a degree program that prepares students for qualified work within the fields of accounting and financial management, both in the private and public sectors. With faculty active in research, practice, and policy-setting, students will acquire both quantitative skills and an understanding of the importance of organizational context. Upon graduation, students will be well prepared for competing in an international job market.

The program offers 60 credits core courses, within managerial and financial accounting, financial management, and risk management. Furthermore, the program contains a slot of 30 credits elective courses, either for further specialization within the field of accounting and financial management or for broadening of skills through taking courses from other Master's programs at Graduate School. The program ends with a 30 credits Master Degree project.

Course content is based on theoretical and empirical research, and students benefit from the support of active researchers in relevant fields. Learning activities to ensure Information and Communication Technology proficiency and sustainability literacy are integrated throughout the two years of study. Through lectures and work-assignments, students further develop their skills in oral and written communication, analytical problem solving and teamwork.

The program provides insight into all the main functions of corporate accounting and finance departments, enabling students to compete for qualified positions in the international job market. Future prospects include positions such as a managerial and financial controller, financial officer, financial reporting specialist, auditor, and financial analyst. Students from the program are also eligible to pursue an academic career by applying to the Ph.D. program upon graduation.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated January 25, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2019
Duration
Duration
2 years
Full time
Price
Price
160,000 SEK
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Locations
Sweden - Gothenburg, Västra Götaland County
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Sept. 2019
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