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    The focus area of the profile is Accounting & Finance. Students on this profile will have greater knowledge within the key financial issues within firms through the courses: Advanced Corporate Finance and Derivatives, Foundation of Management, Asset Pricing with Fixed Income or Dynamic Investment Strategies.

    Furthermore, the student will gain knowledge about and skills in using methods and tools which can support the competencies to develop and solve advanced financial models. The student will gain substantial insights about the function of financial markets, instruments and policies and the methods and models to evaluate these.

    Finally, the student will gain competences as regards to formulate and solve advanced models in finance and manage the firms financial functions e.g. when acting as a CFO. Implement financial models to support management decisions in all type of organizations. The master can independently analyze and make decision as to solve specific financial management decisions.

    Career opportunities
    The MSc programmes in Economics and Business Administration at campus Odense 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.

    The competences obtained during the studies in Odense can be used in curriculum development, ranging from becoming a individual business entrepreneur, working as a specialist in large MNC`s or as a consultant internationally.

    Whether you want a career as self-employed or as a manager in public or private companies this degree will boost your future career. You could, for example, work in discovery and research of new ideas to planning, management and realization of business concepts in Danish and international companies. With one of these programs you are qualified for a job in Denmark or abroad for example:

    Accounting and Finance: Portfolio Manager, CFO, Strategic Finance Officer

    Study start 1st September

    1st semester

    * Advanced Corporate Finance
    * Management Accounting
    * Derivatives and Risk Management

    2nd semester

    * Dynamic Asset Allocation
    * Financial Accounting
    * Advanced Management Accounting

    3rd semester

    * Elective Courses Max 30 ECTS

    4th semester

    * Masters thesis 30 ECTS

    Admissions to the programme as of 1st February will commerce with 30 ECTS elective courses. Please check the list of the preapproved elective courses on the website.

    You have the choice of some more broad courses or courses from other profiles constituent courses on 1st semester - preferable due to progression. You can also go abroad and take the elective courses at another university,do an internship in a company or combine both.

    Study start 1st February

    1st semester (spring)

    * Elective course (10 ECTS)
    * Elective course (10 ECTS)
    * Financial Accounting

    2nd semester (autumn)

    * Advanced Corporate Finance
    * Management Accounting
    * Derivatives and Risk Management

    3rd semester (spring)

    * Dynamic Asset Allocation
    * Advanced Management Accounting
    * Elective course (10 ECTS)

    4th semester (autumn)

    * Masters thesis 30 ECTS

    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 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.

    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.

    Knowledge and understanding

    The master programme in Economics and Business Administration supplies knowledge which, within the focus area of the profile, is based on the highest international research within a field of study. The graduate is able to understand and, on a scientific basis, reflect on the knowledge of the field/fields of study and be able to identify scientific issues of relevance

    Skills

    The graduate can, in a qualified manner, select and apply scientific methods and theories for collection and analysis of quantitative and qualitative data for description and complex analysis of internal and external conditions of the firm as well as theoretical issues related to these areas. The graduate can set up new models of analysis and solutions for problems based on the performed analyses. The graduate can communicate his/her knowledge and discuss professional and scientific issues with colleagues, management, and the surrounding society.

    Competences

    A MSc in Economics and Business Administration can, within the area of the profile, manage work and development situations that are complex, unpredictable and require new models for solutions. The graduate can independently initiate and implement professional and interdisciplinary cooperation and take on professional responsibility. The graduate can independently take responsibility for own professional development and specialization. A MSc in Economics and Business Administration allows graduates to work at solving specialist tasks within the various functional areas of organizations within the public and private sectors.


    Program requirements

    Limitation in admission capacity from 1 September 2014From 1 September 2014, we are unable to guarantee applicants admission to the programme MSc in Economics and Business Administration even if the applicant meets the entry requirements. In the case that you are admitted to the programme, we cannot guarantee that there is an admission place available for the profile you have chosen. If you wish to enhance your possibility of admission, it is important that you select a 2nd and 3rd priority when you apply for admission, in addition to the profile you have selected as your 1st priority. On this page you will find the entry requirements for admission to the programme MSc in Economics and Business Administration. The admission places are allocated to applicants belonging to three different groups according to specific criteria.Intake capacity:Intake for semester start 1 September 2014: 825 admission places Intake for semester start 1 February 2015: 300 admission places Intake total for the academic year 2014-2015: 1,125 admission placesTHE THREE GROUPS ARE DEFINED BASED ON THE BASIS FOR ADMISSIONGroup 1Applicants with a BSc in Economics and Business Administration from the University of Southern Denmark are guaranteed admission to this master programme within the first year of having completed the BSc.Group 2Other applicants from Danish universities (including CBS) who have passed a BSc in Economics and Business Administration or a BSc in Economics and Business Administration from the University of Southern Denmark with a degree older than one year are qualified for admission to the master programme.Other applicants from or a are qualified for admission to the master programme. Group 3Other educational backgrounds If the university evaluates that an applicant possesses comparable academic qualifications to those acquired with a BSc in Economics and Business Administration, thereby enabling the applicant to complete the program, the applicant may be admitted. The university may require that the applicant pass supplementary courses and/or exams prior to enrolment.In order for a degree to be deemed as having similar qualifications to those of the BSc programme in Economics and Business Administration, it must be a bachelor degree from a university. The programme must include 75 ECTS courses covering the disciplines within economics and business administration.This means that the following subjects must be included with the stipulated number of ECTS: * 5 ECTS Microeconomics or Managerial Economics * 5 ECTS Accounting * 5 ECTS Corporate Finance * 5 ECTS Marketing * 5 ECTS Organizational Theory * 5 ECTS Statistics * 5 ECTS Theory of Science and/or Scientific Methodology and Methods. This demand is fulfilled if the bachelor degree is acquired at a university * 5 ECTS Methods for analysis of data (qualitative and/or quantitative. Collection of data may be a small part of this) * Additional 35 ECTS subjects within the area of business economics and business administrationApplicants with another basis for admission, for example a professional bachelors degree from Denmark or another country, may be admitted after an individual assessment. The applicants bachelor degree must cover the areas stipulated above and be of the same academic depth.In case the above requirements are not fulfilled, the applicant must pass additional tests and/or courses prior to enrolment in order for the applicant to obtain qualifications similar to those of the admission requirements. English Language Requirements IELTS band: 6.5 TOEFL paper-based test score : 575 TOEFL iBT® test: 88

    International students have the following scholarships options:
    Please also check the information at the two official Danish educational websites:

    Please notice that we unfortunately do not offer scholarships for undergraduate students.

    Options for full-degree graduate students:
    Danish Government Scholarship Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher EducationThe Danish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education has launched a scholarship programme for students from non-EU/EEA countries studying a full degree at graduate level. Scholarships and tuition fee waivers are available for highly talented students who have been admitted to a range of programmes.

    The Danish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education has launched a scholarship programme for students from non-EU/EEA countries studying a full degree at graduate level. Scholarships and tuition fee waivers are available for highly talented students who have been admitted to a range of programmes.

    The board of the University of Southern Denmark decides from year to year which study programmes will benefit from the scholarships and the University will recommend the most qualified applicants in these programmes for a scholarship. Therefore it is not possible to apply for this scholarship. If you are a non-EU student and applying for a programme which offers this scholarship you will automatically be considered for it.

    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.
    For more information please visit BHJ Foundation Page

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    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.

    Iki Wakabayashi Foundation (A scholarship which can be applied by all SDU students who are leaving for a period of exchange or internship in Japan - or similar for a Japanese student being enrolled at SDU)

    Accreditation

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

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