Accountancy and Control: Accountancy (track)

The Master (MSc) Accountancy & Control programme of the University of Amsterdam has a strong international emphasis. 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.

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The Accountancy track in the Accountancy and Control Master’s programme is for you if you seek a career in a financial function, as an auditor, but also as a financial professional in the business world or in not-for-profit organisations. The programme provides you with in-depth knowledge of financial information flows and their role in financial management, as well as the professional skills to apply this knowledge to the practical world of business or the public sector.

  • Prepare for a career as an auditor or financial professional;
  • develop your financial expertise by acquiring both conceptual knowledge of and technical skills in accountancy and control;
  • follow our multidisciplinary programme and qualify for top-level Post-master programmes;
  • after completing the programme, you are eligible for exemptions for up to seven papers towards the international ACCA accreditation (see

One Master's programme, two tracks

The Master's programme in Accountancy & Control offers two top-level academic specialisation tracks:

Both tracks offer a common knowledge base in Accountancy and Control, as well as in-depth specialised courses and subject matter.

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After successful completion of this programme, you will receive an accredited Master’s degree in Accountancy and Control and the title Master of Science (MSc).

Rankings and reputation

The Amsterdam Business School (ABS) at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) has an excellent reputation, with an international focus and many highly reputable researchers and lecturers. Read more about our rankings and reputation.

Part-time programmes

The Amsterdam Business School also offers the MSc in Accountancy & Control as a part-time programme which is aimed at those who wish to obtain an MSc title alongside their job. The programme is taught in Dutch and all lectures and seminars take place solely on Fridays. Please refer to the links below for information on the part-time programmes (in Dutch only).

Accountancy in deeltijd

Control in deeltijd

MSc Accountancy and Control
Regulier onderwijs
Voltijd, deeltijd
60 EC, 12 maanden

Gepubliceerd door  Economie en Bedrijfskunde