Accounting and Financial Management - Financial Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • English (schedule IELTS)
In the specialisation Financial Management you will conduct studies including international corporate investment and financing issues. The specialisation prepares you for practical work and research related to the investment, valuation, accounting and control. The Accounting and Financial Management - Financial Management programme is offered at Uppsala University.


During the first and second semester you take courses that are mandatory and common to all students in the Master Programme in Accounting and Financial Management, as well as courses specific for the specialisation in Financial Management.

The third semester is elective, which means that you can either choose elective courses at Uppsala University, or you can apply for exchange studies abroad among our partner universities around the world. There is also possible to do an internship at a company/organisation. During the fourth and final semester you write a 30 credit Master's thesis where you will go more in-depth within a particular area of the specialisation in Financial Management. 

After participating in the programme the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate comprehensive knowledge in business studies through the use of interdisciplinary insights within the field of business studies
  • understand and apply the advanced knowledge gained within the chosen specialisation (Financial Accounting, Management Control or Financial Management)
  • demonstrate advanced knowledge of scientific methods, including qualitative and quantitative methods within the field of business studies

Knowledge from studies about financial management opens up opportunities to work with different tasks related to investments, business valuation, financial analysis etc. The content of the specialisation is broadly focused on preparing you for work in the banking and financial market. The programme also lays a good foundation for further research studies.

The Accounting and Financial Management - Financial Management programme is offered at Uppsala University.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business Analysis and Managerial Action
  • Accounting Theory
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Scientific Methods in Business Research
  • Corporate Governance and Financial Decisions
  • Investments
  • Advanced Company Valuation
  • Regulation, Accounting, and Control in the Financial Sector 

                  Detailed Programme Facts

                  • Programme intensity Full-time
                    • Full-time duration 24 months
                  • Credits
                    120 credits; alternative credits
                  • Languages
                    • English
                  • Delivery mode
                    On Campus

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                  English Language Requirements

                  You only need to take one of these language tests:

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                  Academic Requirements

                  • A Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, from an internationally recognised university.
                  • Also required is 90 credits in business studies and 15 credits in statistics.
                  • All applicants need to verify English language proficiency.

                  Selection: Students are selected based on:

                • GMAT test result
                • Higher education credits (maximum 285 credits)
                • Students with a GMAT test result have priority.

                    Tuition Fee

                    • International Applies to you

                      10422 EUR/year
                      Tuition Fee
                      Based on the original amount of 20844 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
                    • EU/EEA Applies to you

                      Tuition Fee
                      Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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                    • Application Fee: SEK 900
                    • Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 50000
                    • Tuition fee, total: SEK 200000

                      Living costs for Uppsala

                      • 7620 - 12070 SEK/month
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