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    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.

    Alumni

    This is a new programme and as yet there are no alumni.

    Master (60 cr) students study accounting (30 ECTS cr), methodology (15 ECTS cr) and write a degree thesis (15 ECTS cr). Continuation Master students study accounting 30 ECTS cr), methodology (15 ECTS cr) and write a degree thesis (30 ECTS cr). Master (120 cr) students study accounting (30 ECTS cr), methodology (15 ECTS cr), electives (15 ECTS cr), electives in business administration (15 ECTS cr), mandatory course in business administration (15 ECTS cr) and write a degree thesis (30 ECTS cr).

    Professional Contact

    Throughout the programme, students have the opportunity to make contact with representatives of the business world as guest lecturers and in other ways. Students usually complete their degree thesis in conjunction with one or several companies or other organisations, for instance.

    Course of study

    The course of study will be made available here in good time before the start of the programme.


    Program requirements

    Bachelor"s Degree of at least 180 ECTS credits with a major in Business Administration. Upper secondary level English B or equivalent. Admission to the Continuation Master (CPRS) requires in addition Economics ECTS 30 cr, Statistics 15 ECTS cr, Law 15 ECTS cr, and Upper Secondary Swedish course B or Swedish as a Second Language course B or equivalent.Language requirementsYou must have documented your knowledge of English through the TOEFL test (paper-based test: 575 / computer-based test: 213 / Internet-based test: 90) or IELTS (required score 6.5 - no band lower than 5.5) or equivalent. English Language Requirements IELTS band: 6.5 TOEFL paper-based test score : 575 TOEFL iBT® test: 90
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