The focus area of the profile is Accounting & Finance. Graduates with this profile therefore have expanded their knowledge within the subjects that are relevant for this profile that is within the key financial issues through the courses: Advanced Corporate Finance and Derivatives, Foundation of Management, Asset Pricing with Fixed Income or Dynamic Investment Strategies.
Furthermore, the graduate will gain knowledge about and skills in using methods and tools which can support the competencies to develop and solve advanced financial models. The candidate will gain substantial insights about the function of financial markets, instruments and policies and the methods and models to evaluate these.
Finally, the graduate will gain competences in regard to formulate and solve advanced models in finance and manage the firms financial functions e.g. when acting as a CFO. The graduate can independently analyze and make decision as to solve specific financial management decisions and implement financial models to support management decisions in all type of organizations.
All profiles in Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration at University of Southern Denmark share the same general competences. Each profile has a focus area in which the graduate will get specific knowledge, skills, and competences. Below, you can read about the general competences and the specific area of focus of the research-oriented programmes offered at Campus Odense.
The MSc programme Economics and Business Administration - Accounting and Finance at University of Southern Denmark gives you an excellent versatile foundation for future career opportunities. The courses offer a unique combination of theory and practice to ensure a solid theoretical basis and tools readily employable in your first job.
With this programme you are qualified for jobs such as: Portfolio Manager, CFO, Strategic Finance Officer
You can apply until:
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You only need to take one of these language tests:
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To apply for a Master's programme in Economics and Business Administration, you need a relevant Bachelor's degree. You can apply if you hold one of the following degrees:
You can also apply if you hold a similar Bachelor's degree including a minimum of 75 ECTS within the field of Economics and Business Administration, comprising at least 5 ECTS within each of the following subjects:
Options for full-degree graduate students:
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 Scholarships for Foreign Nationals - The scholarship helps cover living expenses.
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