Management Accounting and Control, M.Sc. | University of Groningen | Groningen, Netherlands
M.Sc. On Campus

Management Accounting and Control

12 months
16201 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Management Accounting and Control programme at the University of Groningen concentrates on enabling managers to achieve organizational goals. 


During this programme, you will gain knowledge about management accounting and financial management techniques. These techniques are used to provide (non-)financial information for decision-making and to develop planning and control systems. 

You will also develop the skills needed to communicate the information in an effective manner. The techniques will be placed in a context of broader issues, such as strategy, human behaviour and culture, and special attention will be paid to changes in accounting systems. 

The MSc Business Administration - Management Accounting and Control from University of Groningen was previously offered under the profile name Organizational and Management Control.

Job prospects

  • As a graduate, you are qualified for various types of jobs, ranging from financial and general management positions to positions as a consultant or business advisor. Alumni of the programme work for national as well as international companies, and both for-profit and non-profit organizations, including government institutions.
  • Employers value Management Accounting and Control graduates because of their analytical and communicative skills, and their ability to combine an understanding of management accounting and control issues with knowledge of the business.


The programme is accredited by EQUIS and AACSB.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Management 
  • Management Accounting Change
  • Management Accounting Techniques
  • Research & Skills 
  • Research in Management Control

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A GMAT/GRE test is required from all candidates who obtained their bachelor's degree from a university in a non-EU/EEA country. 
  • Both GMAT and GRE are now being offered by and ETS as an online option to take from home worldwide. 
  • IELTS Academic overall score 6.5 (Speaking 6, Writing 6.5); TOEFL internet-based overall score 90 (Speaking 20, Writing 24); C1 Advanced, C2 Proficiency (with minimum score 180).
  • To be eligible for admission to this Master, you need to hold an academic Bachelor's or Master's degree from a research university in one of the following - or closely related - fields: Business Economics, Business Administration, Econometrics and Operations Research, Economics and Business Economics, International Business, Technology Management, Management Control.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16201 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16201 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Groningen

750 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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