Economics and Business Administration - Accounting and Finance, M.Sc.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    8500
    Tuition (Year)
    Free
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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This profile adds to your knowledge about the key financial issues within firms and thereby gives you a foundation to manage the firm’s financial decisions e.g. when acting as a CFO. With the knowledge gained in this programme, you will be able to implement models of accounting and finance to support management decisions in all types of organizations. The MSc in Economics and Business Administration - Accounting and Finance is offered by University of Southern Denmark.

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Learning outcomes

  • Specific competences for the profile in Accounting & Finance

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 firm’s 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.

  • General competences for MSc in Economics and Business Administration

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.

Career Opportunities

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Asset Pricing
  • Financial Accounting
  • Advanced Management Accounting
  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Management Accounting
  • Derivates and Risk Management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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.

    Take IELTS test
  • 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 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:

  • BSc in Economics and Business Administration from University of Southern Denmark
  • BSc in Economics (Business Economics) from University of Southern Denmark.

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:

  • Microeconomics or Managerial Economics
  • Accounting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Marketing
  • Organizational theory
  • Statistics
  • Methods for collection and analysis of data (statistics or other qualitative or quantitative methods, including mathematics or operations research/operations management. Data collection may be included to a minor extend)
  • Theory of Science and Scientific Methodology and Methods - this only applies if your degree is not from a university
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
  • Only students with a non-EU/EEA-citizenship or non-Swiss-citizenship have to pay tuition fees

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.