Master’s Programme in Accounting and Financial Management

In the Master’s Programme in Accounting and Financial Management, specialising in Accounting, Governance and Financial Analysis, you will prepare to meet the growing demand for experts in areas that help organisations manage their resources effectively and sustainably. This specialisation will give you the skills you need to succeed in your career, whether your goal is to work as a CFO, controller, auditor, financial analyst or management consultant, start your own business or further your academic career.

Why this programme?

The Accounting, Governance and Financial Analysis specialisation is designed for you who plan to work or do research in the fields of accounting, investments, auditing, corporate governance and sustainability. You will study and analyse issues from several of these perspectives.

Benefits include

  • A cutting-edge approach to digitisation and other accounting and finance topics through Uppsala University’s collaboration with the Swedish Research School of Management and IT.
  • A curriculum that emphasises both practical training and a deep theoretical foundation.
  • Our comprehensive and varied instructional approach, including student-led discussions and close relationships with faculty members who are experts in the field.
  • An optional internship and the opportunity to study abroad at one of our partner universities.

The specialisation is run by the Department of Business Studies, home to leading researchers in the areas of corporate entrepreneurship, industrial marketing, institutional analysis, and international business. Furthermore, in the Department leading research is conducted in accounting, financing and strategic management control. You will also benefit from Sweden’s stellar reputation for social responsibility.

Student profile

You have an interest in strategic business issues related to financial analysis and management. You thrive in an international environment with representatives from different academic, cultural and professional backgrounds.


The programme leads to a Master of Science in Business and Economics (120 credits) with Business Studies as the main field of study. If you choose to finish your studies after one year with a 15-credit thesis you will receive a Master of Science in Business and Economics (60 credits).

Source: Uppsala University


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