Studies at University of Oulu 2012-2013

The University of Oulu offers study opportunities with a solid academic foundation ranging from 5-6 year degree programmes and master’s programmes to doctoral training. There are also several possibilities such as open university studies, executive training and continuing education for developing and maintaining skills and competencies.

In addition to a variety of student exchange programmes, international master’s degree programmes in English are offered in six fields of study, making the university an international study environment.

5-6 Year Degree Programmes

Degree Programme in Accounting

The degree programme in Accounting offers two fields of specialization: financial accounting and management accounting. Financial accounting covers the information and reporting systems of the firm that are used by various interest groups outside the firm. Management accounting develops information and reporting systems needed in the decision-making inside the firm. Students can choose from either one of the options. However, the programme is designed so that it gives a solid foundation for understanding the different areas of accounting.

Kati Leinonen

Basic information

Duration of Studies: 
5 years (3+2)
ECTS Credits: 
300 (180+120)
Language of Instruction: 
Additional Information Concerning the Language of Instruction: 
Part of the Instruction is in English.
Graduate Profiles: 
Location of Instruction: 
+358 (0)294 482908
janne.t.jarvinen (at)
+358 (0)294 487784
sinikka.moilanen (at)


Next Application Period: 
4.3.2013 to 3.4.2013

The degree programme is applied for through the joint application system at The main language of instruction in the degree programme is Finnish. Detailed information about admission requirements and applying is only available in Finnish.