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Accounting and Control, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (WUR) Karlstad, Sweden
This programme is designed for students who want to work as an accountant/auditor, financial manager or controller/comptroller. You can study towards one of three Master of Science degrees: Master (60 credits), Continuation Master (75 credits), or Master (120 credits). A Master"s degree in business administration meets international demands.
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Overview

This programme is designed for students who want to work as an accountant/auditor, financial manager or controller/comptroller. You can study towards one of three Master of Science degrees: Master (60 credits), Continuation Master (75 credits), or Master (120 credits). A Master"s degree in business administration meets international demands.

Employment Market

A business graduate working in a company"s financial division needs knowledge of accounting and control. The Master (60 cr) means a total study period of four years (three in undergraduate study plus one at Master level). If you plan to work as a chartered accountant, a Master (60 credits), or a Continuation Master (75 credits), in business administration is required. The Master (120 cr) is often a requirement for many positions internationally.

Degree

The programme leads to a Master of Science qualification (60/75[82.5] or 120 credits). The degree requirements are specified under the heading "Programme Aims" in the Programme Study Plan.

Further Studies

Graduates are eligible to apply for doctoral programmes in primarily business administration. The discipline in which a doctor"s degree will be awarded depends on the specialisations included in the student"s previous studies. Students also have to meet the specific requirements for doctoral studies in the discipline.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Accounting and Control (Compulsory)
  • International Financial Accounting (Compulsory)
  • Sustainable Business and Leadership (Compulsory)
  • Business Administration - One-year Master's Thesis (Compulsory)
  • Introductory Statistics and Regression Analysis (Compulsory)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    575

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General Requirements

Bachelor's Degree of at least 180 ECTS credits with a major in Business Administration. Upper secondary level English 6 or B or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9444 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9444 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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  • Total fee: 85000 SEK (approximately €9444)
  • Per semester / First payment: 42500 SEK (approximately €4722)
  • Application fee: 900 SEK (approximately €100)
  • If you are an exchange student, or if you have citizenship in a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are NOT required to pay application or tuition fees.

Living costs for Karlstad

  • 4000 - 8500 SEK/month
    Living Costs

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