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Business economics 2

Additional course evaluations for FÖ0438

Academic year 2020/2021

Business economics 2 (FÖ0438-30198) 2021-02-18 - 2021-03-23

Academic year 2019/2020

Business economics 2 (FÖ0438-30235) 2020-02-20 - 2020-03-24

Academic year 2018/2019

Business economics 2 (FÖ0438-30157) 2019-02-21 - 2019-03-25

FÖ0438 Business economics 2, 7.5 Credits

Företagande 2

Syllabus approved



Business Administration

Education cycle

First cycle

Advanced study in the main field

First cycle, less than 60 credits from first-cycle courses as entry requirements(G1F)

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 30 hp finished university studies, including at least 7.5 hp business administration.


The course aims at providing basic knowledge in marketing, as well as in-depth knowledge of managerial accounting with special application to smaller companies in the animal industry. Furthermore, the course aims at integrating the students’ acquired knowledge through the development of a business plan for a small company, especially in the animal industry.

After succesful completion of the course, students will be able to:

- Explain central concepts and models in the marketing field, with particular application to smaller companies, especially in the animal sector.
- Independently make basic budgets as well as product, contribution and capital budgets for smaller companies especially in the animal industry, as well as evaluate the reliability of the information.
- Develop a business plan for a smaller company, especially in the animal industry.


The course starts with a series of lectures and seminars on basic marketing and in-depth managerial accounting. After that, an independent synthesis work follows, where the students with supervision make a business plan for a smaller company, especially in the animal industry.
The course ends with a final seminar where the students present their business plans.

Formats and requirements for examination

The course is examined through the exam, written synthesis work and participation in compulsory components.
  • 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 veterinärmedicin och husdjur (PN - VH)
There are no Grading criteria posted for this course

Course facts

The course is offered as an independent course: Yes The course is offered as a programme course: Companion and Sports Animals - Bachelor´s programme Tuition fee: Tuition fee only for non-EU/EEA/Switzerland citizens: 13082 SEK Cycle: First cycle
Subject: Business Administration
Course code: FÖ0438 Application code: SLU-30206 Location: Uppsala Distance course: No Language: Swedish Responsible department: Department of Economics Pace: 100%