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Introduction to Financial and Managerial Accounting

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FÖ0419 Introduction to Financial and Managerial Accounting, 15.0 Credits

Ekonomistyrning I

Syllabus approved



Business Administration

Education cycle

First cycle


Title Credits Code
Financial Accounting 9.00 1002
Management Accounting 6.00 1003

Advanced study in the main field

First cycle, entry requirements only from upper secondary school(G1N)

Grading scale

5:Pass with Distinction, 4:Pass with Credit, 3:Pass, U:Fail The requirements for attaining different grades are described in the course assessment criteria which are contained in a supplement to the course syllabus. Current information on assessment criteria shall be made available at the start of the course.



Prior knowledge

Knowledge equivalent to general entry requirements and Ma C, Sh A.


The aim of the course is to give basic knowledge in financial control including accounting and calculation. On completion of the course, the student should have sufficient knowledge to be able to work with basic economic issues in companies.

On completion of the course, the student should be able to:
- Independently record different commercial transactions.
- Account for chart of accounts’ contents and structure and for how the income and financial statements are prepared.
- Account for basic accounting principles.
- Carry out basic management accounting.
- Account for and apply different product cost accounting methods.
- Demonstrate the ability to carry out economic calculation in smaller companies including basic cost -, contribution - and capital budgetings and budget.
- Show general knowledge of budgeting - and the accounting problem.
- Carry out basic financial analyses.
- Demonstrate the ability to use computer worksheets and accounting programs as support in managerial accounting.


The course contains the following components: double accounting and financial accounting, company - and financial analysis, budgeting, management accounting, product calculation and capital budgeting.

The course is based on basic knowledge in financial control and develops the participants’ skills in accounting and calculation.

Formats and requirements for examination

Approved examination and participation in compulsory components.
Examination happens through a written exam, project work, participation in compulsory seminars and computer-based laboratory sessions and exercises.
  • If the student fails a test, the examiner may give the student a supplementary assignment, provided this is possible and there is reason to do so.
  • If the student has been granted special educational support because of a disability, the examiner has the right to offer the student an adapted test, or provide an alternative assessment.
  • If changes are made to this course syllabus, or if the course is closed, SLU shall decide on transitional rules for examination of students admitted under this syllabus but who have not yet passed the course.
  • For the examination of a degree project (independent project), the examiner may also allow the student to add supplemental information after the deadline. For more information on this, please refer to the regulations for education at Bachelor's and Master's level.

Other information

  • The right to take part in teaching and/or supervision only applies to the course date to which the student has been admitted and registered on.
  • If there are special reasons, the student may take part in course components that require compulsory attendance at a later date. For more information on this, please refer to the regulations for education at Bachelor's and Master's level.

Responsible department

Department of Economics

Further information

Determined by: Programnämnden för utbildning inom naturresurser och jordbruk (PN - NJ)
Replaces: FÖ0388
There are no Grading criteria posted for this course
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Course facts

The course is offered as an independent course: Yes The course is offered as a programme course: Agriculture Programme - Rural Development (270 hec) Economics and Management - Bachelor´s Programme Agriculture Programme - Economics and Management Agriculture Programme - Rural Development Business and Economics – Sustainable Development Agriculture Programme - Soil/Plant (270hec) Agriculture Programme - Soil/Plant (270hec) Agriculture Programme - Soil/Plant Tuition fee: Tuition fee only for non-EU/EEA/Switzerland citizens: 26165 SEK Cycle: First cycle
Subject: Business Administration
Course code: FÖ0419 Application code: SLU-20114 Location: Uppsala Distance course: No Language: Swedish Responsible department: Department of Economics Pace: 100%