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Economics and Business Administration - Accounting, Strategy and Control (MSc)

Master (2 years) of Science in Advanced Economics and Finance, 120 ECTS
Economics, commerce, management and accounting

Institution Copenhagen Business School (CBS)
Campus Frederiksberg Campus
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6250 EUR


By working with measurements of cost, performance and risk, you will learn to identify strategic challenges within organisations, and to design the proper course of action and incentive structures to respond to them. This understanding of numbers and their organisational role will facilitate the implementation of company strategy and value creation.

Career Opportunities

Some graduates will find employment in consulting. As a consultant you can help companies tackle various problems. You could for instance  advise  companies on organisational restructuring, optimisation of various internal processes, or implementation of systems for control.

The solid understanding of company cost and value drivers also leads graduates to positions as financial analysts and investment bankers, working with valuation of companies for financial institutions, or management of financial risk in corporations.
Graduates from the ASC concentration also find work as financial or business controllers. From this position you could for instance be evaluating internal performance and compliance of business units or employees. You could also be making budget analysis to plan and control organisational projects and initiatives.

About the degree

Accounting Strategy and Control is a two-year master’s programme that is divided into 4 semesters. The fall semester runs from September through November with exams in December and January; and the spring semester from February through April with exams in May and June. There are seven mandatory courses in the first year, and elective courses followed by a Master’s thesis in the second year.

There is a certain degree of progression between first and second semester courses. In the first semester you are introduced to core concepts and methods within management accounting and financial analysis. The core concepts and methods form the foundation on which discussions in the second semester will take place.

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You are qualified for admission to this programme if you fulfil the specific entry requirements, the language requirement, and have a relevant academic Bachelor´s degree.

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There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students from outside the EU, EEA or Switzerland.

Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition.

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

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Copenhagen Business School (CBS) was established in 1917. Today, with 20,000 students and 1,500 employees, CBS is one of the largest business schools in Europe and one of the 8 Danish universities

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