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Accounting and Finance

Master (2 years) of Economics and Business Administration - Accounting and Finance, 120 ECTS
Economics, commerce, management and accounting

Institution University of Southern Denmark (SDU)
Campus Odense
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4250 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR


Gain competencies around key financial issues within an enterprise. Build a foundation to manage a firm’s financial decisions. This programme will explore the challenges and opportunities of implementing financial models as well as analysing and evaluating specific financial management decisions. 

Career Opportunities  

This programme offers a resourceful foundation for future career opportunities. The courses offer a unique combination of theory and practice in order to ensure a solid theoretical basis and tools readily employable in the workplace. The competences obtained during the studies in Odense can be used in curriculum development, ranging from becoming an individual business entrepreneur, working as a specialist in large multinational companies or as an international consultant.

About the Degree

Students of this profile will further their knowledge regarding the key financial issues within firms. You will gain insight into and acquire skills in using methods and tools which can support the competencies to develop and solve advanced financial models. You will gain substantial knowledge about the function of financial markets, instruments and policies and the methods and models to evaluate them. Finally, you will gain competencies in formulating and solving advanced models in finance and managing the financial functions for firms, e.g. when acting as a CFO. Also of importance is the implementation of financial models to support management decisions in all types of organisations. This includes the ability to independently analyse and evaluate specific financial management decisions.  

Compulsory courses 
1st semester •Advanced Corporate Finance • Management Accounting • Derivatives and Risk Management
2nd semester •Asset Pricing •Financial Accounting •Advanced Management Accounting
3rd semester •Internship in a company /institution (Denmark or abroad) + project work or •Studies abroad (International partner university or another international university) or •Studies at the University of Southern Denmark or another Danish University
4th semester •Master’s thesis


Applicants with a BSc in Economics and Business Administration from a University are qualified for admission. Applicants with a professional bachelor degree and other qualifying degrees may have access provided certain demands are fulfilled. In order for a degree to be deemed as a BSc programme in Economics and Business Administration, the applicant must have a bachelor degree from a university including a minimum of 75 ECTS courses within economics and business administration. 

In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. Read about the language requirements of the University of Southern Denmark

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact T
he University of Southern Denmark directly. 

Tuition Fees

No tuition fees for NON EU/EEA/Swiss students.
There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students who hold a citizenship from outside of EU/EAA/Switzerland.

Spring - Non-EU/EEA/Nordic/Swiss citizens

Application date
Sep 01
Start date
Feb 01

Spring - EU/EAA/Nordic/Swiss citizens

Application date
Oct 15
Start date
Feb 01

Autumn - Non-EU/EEA/Nordic/Swiss citizens

Application date
Feb 01
Start date
Sep 01

Autumn - EU/EAA/Nordic/Swiss citizens

Application date
Mar 01
Start date
Sep 01



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