Economics - Accounting and Economics, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    8500
    Tuition (Year)
    Free
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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Do you dream about a career in accounting and financial management, and will you help ensure that businesses make decisions based on solid empirical basis? If so, the MSc in Economics - Accounting and Economics offered by University of Southern Denmark is just for you.

About

As a MSc in Economics - Accounting and Economics, you will be able to analyze consequences of the use of various tools in the field of management accounting and financial management. The tools include both classical methods as well as more recent models. The programme is designed in such a way that it is possible to pursue a career in private as well as public companies, including top level positions.

The graduate programme in Economics consists of a series of compulsory courses and electives, some predetermined and others free of choice amongst graduate courses offered at the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences. The programme is completed with your master’s thesis.

The individual profiles have different areas of focus and therefore you will have great opportunities to choose exactly the profile you find most interesting.

The compulsory courses ensure you a solid theoretical and methodical foundation – relevant for all profiles. This programme is offered by the University of Southern Denmark.

Furthermore, it is possible to do courses offered at other faculties and universities – both in Denmark and abroad. The Study Board must validate your choices first.

Likewise, it is possible to obtain ECTS credits equivalent to an elective course for a report based on a relevant internship (at an embassy, a ministry or an organization etc.).

Career Opportunities

As a MSc in Economics at the Accounting and Economics profile you will be an asset for companies that need to cope in an increasingly competitive economy. Graduates with the Accounting and Economics profiles find jobs in both the public and private sector – often in economics departments and within the consulting industry.

Accreditation

This programme is accredited by ACE Denmark

The quality and relevance of the programme are accredited by the Danish Accreditation Institution

Programme Structure

1st semester
  • Advanced Microeconomics
  • Management Accounting
  • Elective course
2nd semester
  • Financial Accounting
  • Industrial Economics
  • Elective course
3rd semester
  • Elective course
  • Elective course
  • Elective course
4th semester
  • Master's Thesis

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score (Grade C):

    180

    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

  • Minimum required score:

    88

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

To apply for the Master's programme in Economics, you need a relevant Bachelor's degree. You can apply if you hold one of the following degrees

  • B.Sc. in Economics
  • B.Sc. in Mathematics and Economy from University of Southern Denmark

B.Sc. in Economics and Business Administration (HA) from University of Southern Denmark with profile in General Business Administration. The degree is qualifying provided that the courses Microeconomics (10 ECTS) and Econometrics (10 ECTS) are included. Alternatively Econometrics can be taken as a supplementary course after admission.

You can also apply if you hold a similar degree including a minimum of 100 ECTS within Economics. As a minimum, the following subjects must be included with the stipulated number of ECTS:

  • Mathematics 10 ECTS
  • Statistics 5 ECTS
  • Microeconomics 20 ECTS
  • Macroeconomics 10 ECTS
  • Econometrics 10 ECTS
  • Accounting 10 ECTS
  • Finance 10 ECTS

Further 25 ECTS within the above economic areas.

If your degree does not fulfil the entry requirements, the study board will decide whether you can follow one or more supplementary courses.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 8500 International
  • Free EU/EEA

Funding

Options for full-degree graduate students:

BHJ Scholarship

Only available for students applying for a master programme at our Sønderborg Campus

Six one-year scholarships are issued pr. year: three for studies within the technical field i.e. Mechatronics and Innovation & Business respectively, and three are for studies within the field of business administration i.e. Business Relationship Management.

A scholarship of DKK 40.000 may be granted if and when the requirements are met. It is paid in two instalments of DKK 20.000 per semester. The scholarship grant depends on acceptance and enrolment as a full-time student in one of the above mentioned programmes.

Options for Exchange and Guest Students:

Danish Government Scholarship for Foreign Nationals (the Cultural Agreements)

Danish Government Scholarships for Foreign Nationals - The scholarship helps cover living expenses.

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.