Accountancy and Control, M.Sc. | University of Amsterdam | Amsterdam, Netherlands
M.Sc. On Campus

Accountancy and Control

12 months
18090 EUR/year
2314 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Accountancy and Control programme from University of Amsterdam offers you a challenging combination of academic training and the application of international financial and reporting standards to complex real-life business cases. 


Key Features

The 1-year Accountancy and Control programme from University of Amsterdam prepares you for a career in accountancy or financial management. You will develop your intellectual skills, professional knowledge and gain the latest insights to take with you to your first employer.

In this Master's programme, you choose one of the tracks. You will experience a combination of general courses and track-specific courses.

  • Accountancy

In the Accountancy track, you will focus on the core questions: 'How can users rely on the information provided in financial reports?' and 'How do preparers of financial reports provide relevant information to users?'

  • Control
In the Control track, you will focus on the core question: 'How can information help organisations to reach their goals?'

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Financial Reporting
  • Incentives & Control
  • Accountability & Risk Management
  • Data Analytics & Professional Skills
  • Financial Statement Analysis & Valuation
  • Judgement & Decision Making in Accounting

Honours programme:

Highly motivated students can participate in the MSc Accountancy and Control Honours programme. This challenging programme is a great chance to stand out for future employers.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
152 (quantitative)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
600 (recommended)

We are looking for students who have shown academic potential to keep up with the high level and workload of the programme. We will assess your application in its entirety, but we are looking for students with good results in their Bachelor’s degree. 

Previous experience has shown that applicants with a GPA equivalent to a Dutch grade of 7.0 and higher have a good chance to be selected to the programme.  Check this list to see which grade is equivalent to a Dutch 7.0 in your degree. Please note that applications with a lower GPA can still be submitted and will be assessed.  

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You are eligible to apply for admissions if you hold a Bachelor's and/or Master's degree, including a specialisation in Accountancy and/or Control, in: Business Economics or (Fiscal) Economics or Business Administration. 
Students with a different Bachelor’s degree and/or specialisation in Accountancy and/or Control are eligible to apply if they  have completed all of the following coursework:
  • Management Accounting (intermediate level) 
  • Financial Accounting (intermediate level) 
  • Finance (introductory level) 
  • Quantitative research methods (intermediate level). 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18090 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18090 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2314 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2314 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Amsterdam

1000 - 1500 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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