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Accountancy and Control

Our 1-year MSc Accountancy and Control prepares you for a career in accountancy or financial management. The programme offers you a challenging combination of academic training and the application of international financial and reporting standards to complex real-life business cases. You will develop your intellectual skills, professional knowledge and gain the latest insights to take with you to your first employer.

Top-5 reasons to study Accountancy and Control at Amsterdam Business School

  • 1. Learn from the experts

    Our researchers and lecturers are international experts, so your education benefits from constant exploration of the field. Discuss and reflect on the latest and most advanced key concepts techniques. Examine the practice of accounting and control through relevant case studies.

    Key courses include:

    • International Financial Reporting;
    • Incentives & Control;
    • Financial Statement Analysis & Valuation;
    • Data Analytics for Accountants;
    • Judgment & Decision Making for Accountants.
  • 4. Full-range programme towards a professional qualification

    This Master is your 1st step in completing the route to becoming a registered accountant or certified controller:

    • We also offer a pre-Master’s programme for both undergraduate and academic degree students that do not meet the entrance requirements yet.
    • Completion can grant you access to the Post Master Accountancy (to become a Register Accountant), and the Executive Master of Finance and Control programme that leads to the qualification of Certified Controller (Register Controller).

    Because our MSc programme is accredited by ACCA and the IMA it provides you the perfect preparation for the professional qualification of accountant or controller: you are eligible for exemptions for up to 7 papers towards the international ACCA accreditation.

'During my studies, I already got invited to job interviews'

Watch Juul's review of the MSc Accountancy and Control:

Career prospects

After graduation you will be ready for a successful career as:

  • auditor;
  • finance manager;
  • business controller;
  • financial analyst.
Average time to find a job after graduation: 3 months
Average starting salary: €2,800 gross
Copyright: Economics and Business
Other universities tend to overemphasize either the practical or academic side of teaching. This programme offers the perfect balance between both. Felix Schmidt

Is the Master Accountancy and Control for you?

Working in the field accountancy and control is about much more than crunching numbers. In today's world you will often be part of a team, requiring you to co-operate and communicate with other people.

You need analysing- and problem-solving skills to interpret financial figures, a broad insight in the organisation’s processes, a ‘feel for the business’ and a commercial mind.

Feiten & cijfers
Diploma MSc Accountancy and Control
Type Regulier onderwijs
Vorm Voltijd
Studielast 60 EC, 12 maanden
Voertaal Engels
Start September
CROHO-code 60900