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.
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:
Combine your studies with a thesis internship at one of the large and internationally operating audit firms or corporates in Amsterdam.
This Master is your 1st step in completing the route to becoming a registered accountant or certified 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.
Earning your MSc at Amsterdam Business School means that you will have studied at one of the best business schools in the world. We belong to the 1% of business schools worldwide to be Triple Crown accredited. We are part of the University of Amsterdam, one of the few Dutch universities ranked in the global top 100 of QS Rankings and the Times Higher Education World University Ranking.
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After graduation you will be ready for a successful career as:
|Average time to find a job after graduation:||3 months|
|Average starting salary:||€2,800 gross|
Other universities tend to overemphasize either the practical or academic side of teaching. This programme offers the perfect balance between both.Felix Schmidt
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.
|Degree programme||MSc Accountancy and Control|
|Type||Regular study programme|
|Credits||60 ECTS, 12 months|
|Language of instruction||English|