Bachelor course in Accounting I30 credits
This full-semester course in accounting comprises the following four modules:
• Accounting theory: This module covers theories that helps you understand the foundations of the international accounting standard IFRS and the role of accounting in business and society. The course contains a basic orientation in IFRS.
• Accounting for financial instruments: This module focuses on the theory and practice of accounting for financial instruments in accordance with IFRS, including hedge accounting.
• Advanced cost accounting: The module covers theories and models of cost accounting and investment appraisal.
• Corporate finance I: This module focuses on corporate finance issues, such as capital structure, the operations of capital markets, cost of capital estimation and company valuation.
The course is aimed at students who have already completed at least two years of university-level studies, of which at least one year is in business administration. In combination with the course Bachelor course in accounting II and prior studies that fulfils the requirements of Linnaeus University, it can lead to a bachelor degree.
Växjö – the student city with a living campus
Just south of Växjö’s city centre you will find Linnaeus University’s campus. In Växjö, many students choose to live on campus.
Here you will have five minutes’ walking distance to friends, restaurants, lecture rooms, gym, grocery store, the University Library, nature trails, and student pubs. If you live in another part of Växjö, you can quickly get to the university by bus or bicycle.
With its 90 000 inhabitants, Växjö is one of the fastest growing cities in Sweden. Here you will find the famous Småland entrepreneurship spirit and a lot of companies, for instance within the IT industry – perfect for when you are looking for an internship position or a job. Växjö is also a picturesque city where you are always close to forests and water.
Build your own degree
Did you know that you can combine single-subject courses to build your own degree? In this way, you can design your own degree based on your interests and the career you are aiming for. This does not apply to all courses so make sure to check with a study counsellor at the faculty. Learn more about how you can build your own degree and become unique on the labour market.