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MSc Accountancy and Control (Accountancy Track)

Catalog id : 60900
 Course Level
Masters / PG
 Type
Full Time

 Duration
1 Year
 Start month
September

 Tuition fee

International
16350 EUR
National
2006 EUR
EU
2006 EUR

Application fee

International 0 EUR
National 0 EUR
Department
Faculty of Economics and Business
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)92
TOEFL-PBT (min)580
GRE (avg)315
GMAT (avg)600
58

World University Ranking

About this course

The Master (MSc) Accountancy & Control programme of the Universiteit van Amsterdam (UvA) 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.

 The Accountancy track in the Accountancy and Control Master’s programme is for those who 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. 

 

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Eligibility Criteria

Please read all the requirements carefully. In the online application you will be asked to upload proof of all mentioned requirements.

  • Academic Bachelor's degree
  • English language proficiency
  • GMAT
  • Motivation and initiative
  • Referee

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Course Modules

First semester

The year begins with two core courses on topics that are of crucial importance to any accounting professional:

  • Management Control
  • International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

In period 2 students follow one track-specific course, Financial Accounting Research, and one common course on Sustainability, Accountability & Ethics.

During both period 1 and period 2 students also participate in a Research Seminar that prepares you for writing your Master’s thesis in the second semester.

In period 3 students follow a course on Accounting Information Systems. This course provides them with hands-on experience in using an SAP Enterprise Research Management System.

For interested students, UvA has an agreement with SAP that allows students use the knowledge acquired in this course to obtain an official SAP certificate at significant discount.

Second semester

  • During the second semester, students extend their expertise in accountancy and auditing by following a course in Assurance (Auditing) in period 4 and a second, advanced, course in IFRS in period 5.
  • In period 4 you also take a common course in Internal Control and Risk Management
  • Finally, throughout the second semester students work on their own research project and write their thesis under the supervision on one of ABS’s experienced faculty members. 

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How to Apply

Please make sure to follow each step carefully.  

  • Check the entry requirements
  • Register in Studielink
  • Start your application
  • Pay the tuition fee after admission

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