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Accounting and Financial Management*

*referred to as "Masterprogram i redovisning och finansiell styrning" on www.antagning.se

About the programme

The Accounting and Financial Management (AFM) programme provides insight into all the main functions of corporate accounting and finance departments, enabling students to compete for qualified positions in the international job market. 

  • Prepares you for qualified work in accounting and finance departments on the global job market.
  • Faculty active in research, practice and policy-setting.
  • Integrates accounting and finance issues with development in ICT and sustainability.

Student's point of view

 "The school has close connections to the trade and industry"

Read the full interview with Josefin Höijer, student at AFM.




There are both general and programme specific requirements.

Programme specific requirements AFM

  • 60 credits of Business Administration and 30 credits Economics or 60 credits of Economics and 30 credits Business Administration.
  • A specialization in Accounting or Finance/Financial Management.
  • A minimum of 15 credits in Statistics, or 7.5 hec in Statistics and 7.5 credits in quantitative methods and/or Mathematics.

Career opportunities

Include positions such as managerial and financial controller, financial officer, financial reporting specialist, auditor, and financial analyst.

Students from the programme are also eligible to pursue an academic career by applying to the PhD programme upon graduation.


Student Counselling: study.info@gs.gu.se +46 31- 786 49 56 (phone hours)

Programme Coordinator: Associate Professor Mikael Cäker

Deputy Programme Coordinator: PhD Conny Overland


Master of Science

Length of education:
2 years, 120 credits

Language of instruction:

Entrance requirements:
Link to requirements

Tuition fee:
Link to tuition fee

Programme period: 
2 September 2019 - 6 June 2021

Application periods:
International applicants:
1 November 2018 - 15 January 2019 www.universityadmissions.se

Swedish applicants:
15 March - 15 April 2019
www.antagning.se / www.universityadmissions.se


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