Accountancy and Control: University of Amsterdam

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University of Amsterdam, Faculty of Economics and Business, International Office, Room E1.37, Roetersstraat 11, 1018 WB Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Course Beginning 
1 year full time, 2 year part time
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Scholarship and Grants

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The Master of Science in Accountancy & Control is an intensive, selective programme, ensuring a high standard of academic education. It has a strong international focus with respect to content, academic staff and student population. The programme is designed to prepare students for financial positions, not only in auditing and consultancy, but also in industry, banking or government. The programme consists of an Accountancy track and a Control track.
The curriculum of the Accountancy track consists of the following courses:

  • Internal Control and Accounting Information Systems
  • Management and Internal Control
  • Advanced Financial Accounting
  • Auditing
  • International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • Master's thesis

The curriculum of the Control track consists of the following courses:

  • Management Accounting
  • Management Accounting Research Seminar
  • Internal Control and Accounting Information Systems
  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • Master's thesis

Career prospects
In the MSc Accountancy & Control programme, you learn to look at various types of organisations from both a financial and an economic perspective. You acquire valuable knowledge, understanding, professional experience and expertise, and this results in excellent career prospects for MSc Accountancy & Control graduates.
Entry requirements
Academic Bachelor degree
Students who have an Academic Bachelor degree (BSc or BA) in Business Economics, with a focus in Accountancy and Control are eligible to apply for admission.
Students with a higher vocational education degree (equivalent to the Dutch HBO degree) who are not proficient in Dutch are not eligible to apply for the Master in Accountancy & Control. The UvA pre-Master's programme is offered in Dutch only.
English language proficiency

  • Minimum score TOEFL test: 95 (232 computer-based/580 paper-based test, reporting number 0398)
  • Minimum score IELTS-test: 6.5, at least 6 on each sub-score
  • Minimum score Cambridge International Examinations: A (FCE), A/B (CAE), B (CPE)

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