M.Sc. Accounting

  • On Campus
  • 24 months
  • EUR25890 per Full programme (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
| Göteborg, Sweden
The accounting programme offers a unique combination of a research base interwoven with practice-oriented cases, covering a broad range of topics such as auditing, financial and management accounting as well as incorporating technical and behavioral aspects of accounting. Students are thus exposed to both theoretical and practical accounting issues.



The management accounting courses focus on the design and use of management control systems from both a strategic and a business process perspective.

They also include the design and use of state-of-the-art IT-based solutions for performance management, decision-making, planning and control. Financial accounting courses involve measurement and disclosure issues facing enterprises in their financial reporting, as well as the impact of these issues on financial statement users. In addition, financial reporting as a communicative tool is covered.

Audit students will also take the necessary law courses. The programme will also provide for the use of communication, project management and information searches.

Employability comes both from a broad understanding of accounting and the skills that make a student unique. The Graduate School will organize courses that will enable you to develop your own expertise during your second year. The Graduate School encourages and supports you to develop your skills in close contact with either researchers or business people; you should have a speaking partner from your own field of interest, as well as an academic tutor, to support specialization. The Master Degree Project is an important component in the development of expertise.

Detailed Course Facts

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Tuition fee
  • EUR25890 per full programme ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

  • Application fee 900 SEK
  • Full programme cost 249 000 SEK
  • First payment 62 250 SEK
  • Application and tuition fees do not apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students.
Credits (ECTS) 120 ECTS
Duration full-time 24 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

After graduation from the Accounting programme you can enter a variety of professions, business analysts work; business controller, public accounting, internal auditing, etc. Generally speaking, possible employers can be found in both the private and public sector.

Within five months of graduating from the accounting programmme, 90% had employment of had continued with further studies.

The selection of students for Master s programmes is based on two selection groups; priority is given to students in Group 1. Group 1: GMAT or GRE General Test result. Group 2: number of higher education credits (hec) (maximum 225 hec).

English Language Requirements

Graduate Admission Tests

This programme accepts GMAT

The Graduate Management Admission Test® (GMAT®) is a standardised exam, delivered in English, used in admissions for thousands of business masters programmes globally. By taking this test you can show your suitability for this programme. The GMAT exam has been shown to be a valid predictor of academic performance in MBA and other business masters programmes.

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The applicant must have been awarded a Bachelor´s degree (equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen) from an internationally recognized university. To provide the requirement in English by an internationally recognized test, for example TOEFL, IELTS, the English proficiency should be equivalent to the level of English 6/English Course B from Swedish Upper Secondary School.

The applicant´s university education must also include Business Administration as a major subject (a minimum of 90 higher education credits, hec), with a specialization in Accounting. Business Administration related subjects may be included in the requirement. In addition the education must include a minimum of 15 hec in Statistics, or 7.5 hec in Statistics and 7.5 hec in quantitative methods and/or Mathematics.

International students should consider taking a Pre-Master to gain access to universities in Sweden when:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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