Programme outline

Semester 1 & 2: Courses address advanced issues in accounting. Compulsory and elective courses span general accounting theory, contemporary research issues as well as other topics in financial accounting, auditing and management control. The second semester offers the possibility to take a one-year master.

Semester 3: Elective courses or an exchange semester abroad.

Semester 4: Master’s dissertation. The dissertation enables you to further advance your knowledge and skills by applying theoretical perspectives and research methods in an empirical setting.

Your future career

The programme provides a solid background for students pursuing a professional career in accounting, whether that be in accounting and auditing firms, multinational companies, financial institutions or government agencies. After graduation you will be well prepared to pursue a career in practice as well as in research. Please note that in order to become a certified auditor in Sweden, you will need to add courses, which can be done as part of the elective courses.