Master Programme in Accounting and Control: Master
Are you aiming to become an accountant/auditor, financial manager or controller/comptroller? This program is designed for students who are interested to work in the accounting and management fields. This Master's degree in business administration meets international demands.
A Degree of Bachelor of at least 180 ECTS credits with a major in Business Administration, including a Bachelor thesis or related essay (15 ECTS credits), and upper secondary level English 6 or B, or equivalent.
EducationThis program gives you the opportunity to create your own study profile with qualifications in accounting and control. In this program of 120 credits, you will study accounting 15 ECTS cr), Sustainable Business and Leadership (15 ECTS cr.) research methodology (15 ECTS cr), electives (15 ECTS cr), electives in business administration (15 ECTS cr), mandatory course in business administration (15 ECTS cr) and write a masters' degree thesis (30 ECTS cr) as a partial fulfillment.
Professional ContactThroughout the programme, students have the opportunity to make contact with representatives of the business world as guest lecturers and in other ways. Students usually complete their degree thesis in conjunction with one or several companies or other organisations, for instance.
Course of study
|Semester 1||ECTS credits|
|Accounting and Control (Obligatory)||7.5|
|International Financial Accounting (Obligatory)||7.5|
|Sustainable Business and Leadership (Obligatory)||15|
|Semester 2||ECTS credits|
|Leadership and Personality (Optional)||7.5|
|Introductory Statistics and Regression Analysis (Obligatory)||15|
|Intercultural Business Communication (Optional)||15|
|Semester 3||ECTS credits|
|Business Marketing (Elective)||15|
|Current Research in Business Administration (Obligatory)||15|
|Advanced service management (Elective)||15|
|Semester 4||ECTS credits|
|Business administration - Two -year Master's Thesis (Obligatory)||30|
*Full-time study always equals 30 ECTS credits per semester (20 weeks).
Elective course: Students are free to choose among certain alternative courses, often depending on their choice of specialisation.
Optional course: Students are free to choose any course offered at Karlstad University or at other universities. Courses listed are examples of recommended or frequently chosen courses for a specific programme.