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EU code
4.3 - Accountancy, Financial Management
2 - Master
University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Accounting and Control
MSc in Accountancy and Control (degree programme)
Language requirements
If one's nationality is not of a country of which English is considered to be the main and only official language (American, Australian, British, Canadian, Irish, New Zealand), a valid English test score is required. A non-native speaking applicant has to prove that he/she has sufficient English language skills by submitting a test score that meets the FEB requirements. TOEFL 6.0, IELTS 6.5. Not being able to do so, means the applicant cannot enroll.
Academic requirements
The applicants must hold an academic degree (BSc or BA) in Business Economics, with a focus in Accountancy and Control.
Max available positions
The MSc in Accountancy is a one year programme (60 EC) and offers two tracks. The Accountancy track is intended for students seeking a career in the financial sector. It is designed for students with a general and analytical interest in financial information flows between and within organisations and, more specifically, in providing information services to senior managers and other stakeholders. The Control track focuses on the role of accounting information in organizations 'financial management’. How can financial and non-financial information be used to influence decision-making among managers and employees? The courses in this track aim to combine academic rigour and practical relevance through a multidisciplinary perspective using insights from economics, psychology and organisation theory.
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12 months between Sep 1 2010 and Aug 31 2011
Contact person
Diana Hense ( )
Additional information
Available field for target 1, 2, 3 applicants. Before submitting an EMECW13 application, all candidates must: - Check the specific requirements for this programme as specified in - Read and follow the instructions specified in => 'Incoming applicants' MSc Accountancy & Control programme, a student learns to look at various types of organisations from both a financial and an economic perspective. They acquire valuable knowledge, understanding, professional experieand expertise, and this results in excellent career prospects for MSc Accountancy & Control graduates. Addition to careers as accountants, either under contract or self-employed, Accountancy graduates go on to a variety of other positions. These include careers as controllers, financial directors, information managers and consultants, working for both commercial and nonprofit organisations, as well as for regulatory bodies.