Accounting and Auditing

Master's degree in Bodø

The study program provides a wide range of accounting and auditing subjects that give the candidates strong analytical skills and a good understanding of professional frameworks and considerations. 

The teaching language is Norwegian.

Programme description

The study program provides a wide range of accounting and auditing subjects that give the candidates strong analytical skills and a good understanding of professional frameworks and considerations. 

The teaching language is Norwegian.

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Admission requirements

This programme is taught in Norwegian only. If you do not satisfy our requirements for Norwegian language, you will unfortunately not qualify for admission. 

Requirements of formal Norwegian language  

Higher education entrance qualification:

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Admission to this programme requires holding a bachelor's degree or an equivalent three/four years of financial and administrative studies. The following requirements for the combination of subjects applies:  

A total of 120 credits comprising:

a minimum of 30 credits of business: management accounting, financial accounting, finance and investment

a minimum of 30 credits administration subjects: organization, marketing, strategy and management

a minimum of 15 credits economics: microeconomics, macroeconomics, public finance

a minimum of 20 credits methodology: mathematics, statistics, scientific method

a minimum of 7,5 credits ethics, CSR, sustainability

Admission requires a good result (laudabilis), i.e. a grade average of minimum C. For international students, the minimum requirement is 2nd Class, Upper Division/B or the equivalent.

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Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of the programme, the candidate will have the following skills: 

Knowledge

Has advanced knowledge in business economics, and specialized knowledge of accounting and auditing subjects.

Has thorough knowledge of several specialized subject areas and the ability to apply knowledge across disciplines, industries and sectors.

Has advanced knowledge of business research traditions and research methods.

Has advanced knowledge of various analytical tools and techniques to solve business problems.

Has a thorough knowledge of professional framework conditions and of how knowledge can be applied to new or changed subject areas and practical situations

Has thorough knowledge of the development and role of the accounting and audit in society.

 

Skills

Can analyse and critically evaluate information sources, as well as academic and theoretical frameworks.

Can work independently with practical and theoretical problem solving.

Can critically assess the tension of the relationship between theory and practice.

Can structure and formulate professional reasoning based on his or her own analyses.

Can assess and apply relevant methods in research and problem solving in practice.

Can carry out an independent, limited research or development project under supervision and in accordance with current norms for research ethics

General competence

Can apply his or her competence to new areas and issues.

Can conduct advanced tasks and project assessments, both individually and as part of a team.

Can apply analytical and digital tools to practical work.

Can contribute to new thinking and innovation processes.

Can communicate about academic issues, analyses and conclusions in the field, both with specialists and the general public.

Can communicate comprehensive independent work and masters the language and terminology of the subject area.

Can analyse relevant academic, professional and research-ethical issues

Job opportunities

Our graduates are well qualified for holding positions in accounting and auditing, banking and finance, industry and energy, national ministries and other public institutions. They work as controllers and advisors, and many hold senior positions.

Further education

The programme qualifies for applying for admission to the PhD programme in Business at Nord University.

Study abroad

It is recommended that exchange take place in the 3rd semester. Technische Hochschule Nürnberg Georg Simon Ohm in Germany represents an opportunity. Please contact the programme's student advisor for further information.

Application deadline and admission

Application deadline April 15
ECTS Credits 120
Study level Master
Scope Full time
Teaching language Norwegian
Police certificate of conduct No
Campus Bodø

Application deadline and admission

Application deadline April 15

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