Master of Science in Corporate Governance - Accounting and Finance

General

Program Description

Listed corporations are governed by, among others, accounting, auditing, regulation and pressure from the capital market. In this program, you study how.

This one-year master program offers advanced studies of the mechanisms, institutions, and processes by which listed corporations are governed, often referred to as corporate governance. In the program, you will study how various parts of the corporate governance system operates, as well as the composition and regulation of the system as a whole.

Entry Requirements

General entry requirements for studies on an advanced level as well as specific entry requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration or Economics with at least 90 credits in the main field of study, Business Administration or equivalent.
  • Within the main field of study, a thesis/independent work consisting of 15 credits should be included.
  • At least 15 credits in Statistics or equivalent At least 15 credits in financial accounting, or alternatively at least 15 credits in financial economics, or the equivalent.
  • English B/6 or equivalent.

Selections

Alternative selection: The selection of students who have applied is partly based on a statement of purpose and cv.

Syllabus

Click here for the program syllabus.

Career

The program offers a stable point of departure for students aiming for a career in accountancy, banking and/or finance, or within research in these areas.

Degree

Master of Science (60 credits) with a specialization in Corporate Governance (Main field of study: Business Administration)

Last updated Jan 2020

About the School

Linnaeus University is a modern, international university named after Carl Linnaeus – a world-renowned Swedish scientist who was born in the Småland region where the university is located.

Linnaeus University is a modern, international university named after Carl Linnaeus – a world-renowned Swedish scientist who was born in the Småland region where the university is located. Read less
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