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.
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.
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.
Other universities tend to overemphasize either the practical or academic side of teaching. This programme offers the perfect balance between both.Felix Schmidt Read about Felix's experiences with this Master's
|Degree programme||MSc Accountancy and Control|
|Type||Regular study programme|
|Credits||60 ECTS, 12 months|
|Language of instruction||English|