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.
In this Master's programme, you can choose one of our 2 tracks.
In the Accountancy track, you will focus on the core questions: 'How can users rely on the information provided in financial reports?' and 'How do preparers of financial reports provide relevant information to users?'
In the Control track, you will focus on the core question: 'How can information help organisations to reach their goals?'
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In the MSc Accountancy and Control, you will develop the necessary knowledge and skills to start your career in accountancy or control. You will learn about crucial topics such as international financial reporting standards, incentives & performance measurement, and judgment & decision making.
After graduation you will be ready for a successful career as:
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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.
Felix Schmidt: 'While other universities often tend to overemphasize either the practical or the academic side of teaching, the Accountancy and Control programme has found the perfect balance between academia and practice (i.e., academic reading and writing in conjunction with practical case studies).'
|Degree programme||MSc Accountancy and Control|
|Type||Regular study programme|
|Credits||60 ECTS, 12 months|
|Language of instruction||English|