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Management Accounting

Master (2 years) of Economics and Business Administration - Management Accounting , 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
Erasmus Yes


Through the assessment of both financial and non-financial information, students will learn how to make strategic decisions regarding preparation, development and usage of economic and other control systems used in all types of firms. 

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. Students will gain skills in designing financial reporting and other management models. Lastly, students will gain competencies in arguing for the consequences of choosing different designs of management. Common positions after this profile include: Accounting Consultant or Strategic Finance Officer.

About the Degree

The finance function and management of firms are at the heart of this profile. These areas are important not only to production firms but also to modern knowledge-based firms. Students will learn how to construct and use financial and non-financial information when making strategic decisions in the firm. Furthermore, students will become proficient in using methods and tools, which can support the generation of economic information, which is essential to management of the firm. These methods are at the core of Management Accounting. Students will gain competencies regarding preparation, development and usage of economic and other reporting/control systems in all types of firms.


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. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education

Tuition Fees

No tuition fees for 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.

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System

Autumn - EU/EAA/Nordic/Swiss citizens

Application date
Mar 01
Start date
Sep 01

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

Application date
Feb 01
Start date
Sep 01

Spring - EU/EAA/Nordic/Swiss citizens

Application date
Oct 15
Start date
Feb 01

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

Application date
Sep 01
Start date
Feb 01



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