M.Sc. On Campus

Accounting and Finance

12 months
11739 EUR/year
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The Master's in Accounting and Finance from Lund University is a one year, full-time programme, preparing you for a career in financial or professional services.


The Master's in Accounting and Finance from Lund University provides a strong theoretical grounding provided by the research-based faculty. The programme is also highly applied, requiring a significant amount of independent study and preparation is required for being successful as a student. 

We make intensive use of challenging, team-based assignments and cases that focus attention on business and the role of corporate finance and management accounting in a strategic management setting. The programme will deepen your analytical thinking and your problem-solving skills, as well as enhance your teamwork skills and your practical corporate finance or management accounting and performance management skills. And you will study together with students from all over the world.

One programme – two specialisations

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

The specialisation in Corporate Finance is an advanced, challenging, and intensive programme designed for students with an undergraduate major in corporate finance, finance, or financial management.

The specialisation in Accounting and Management Control is an advanced and rigorous program that caters to students who are aiming for leadership roles in financial management and control.

Career prospects

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. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Corporate Financial Tactics and Strategies
  • Strategic Management Accounting and Control
  • Financial Accounting and Risk Management. Corporate Valuation
  • Equity Financing and Governance
  • Empirical Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Risk Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Programme specific requirements: An undergraduate degree (BA/BSc) with at least 90 ECTS in business administration, which must include a course in corporate finance/financial management and a course in financial accounting.
  • Additional requirements for the specialisation in Corporate Finance: in addition to the programme specific admission requirements, the specialisation in Corporate Finance requires 15 credits in corporate finance/finance/financial management and a course in econometrics or statistics.
  • Additional requirements for the specialisation in Accounting and management control: in addition to the programme specific admission requirements, the specialisation in Accounting and management control requires 15 credits in financial accounting or managerial accounting.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11739 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11739 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

Full programme/course tuition fee: SEK 120 000

Living costs for Lund

7428 - 11057 SEK /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


The Lund University Global Scholarship programme is a merit-based and selective scholarship targeted at top academic students from countries outside the EU/EEA.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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