12 months
15100 EUR/year
2253 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Accounting is the language of business. All organizations, make use of accounting information systems to provide vital information for decision-making, planning, and control. You will gain in-depth knowledge and understanding of accounting principles and standards, management control, and related subjects, including information systems, sustainability reporting, and data analytics for accountants.

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The program focuses on the role of accounting information in facilitating decision-making, planning, and control.

  • Strong links with practice. 
  • Reinvented Master Thesis.
  • Train your professional skills and learn how to negotiate or communicate with business partners or advance your Excel skills.
  • Two tracks allow you to specialize in Auditing or Business Analysis and Control.
  • Ambitious Accountancy students can also apply for the following the Extended Master's Program or the QTEM network program.

Programme Structure

This one-year full-time program of MSc in Accountancy consists of 60 credits (ECTS).

  • 6 core courses (36 ECTS) for all students
  • 2 elective courses (12 ECTS)
  • In addition to the core courses, you choose elective courses within the track 'Auditing' or the track 'Business Analysis and Control'.
  • Master File Accountancy (12 ECTS)
  • Career Development courses (extracurricular activity)
  • Professional Skills and Character Development workshops (extracurricular activity)

Core and elective courses:

  • Management Accounting and Control
  • Empirical Research in Accounting
  • Information Systems and Data Analytics
  • Advanced Auditing (track specific)
  • Budgeting and Forecasting (track specific)
  • Financial Accounting and Reporting
  • Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation
  • Corporate Sustainability
  • Advanced Financial Accounting (track specific)
  • Data-driven Decision-making (track specific)


Graduates work or start for example as:

  • Senior Business Controller at PostNL
  • Audit Trainee at Ministry of Finance
  • Manager at KPMG
  • Finance Trainee at ABN AMRO
  • Business Intelligence Consultant at Achmea Holding
  • Financial Analyst at ASML Netherlands

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
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On Campus

Academic requirements

GMAT admission requirements GMAT

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

A solid basis in the following areas is required in order for you to be eligible for the Master's program in Accountancy:

  • It is compulsory for this program to submit your GMAT score.
  • Exemptions from the GMAT requirement - Students with a relevant degree from one of the official partner universities of the Tilburg School of Economics and Management are exempted from the GMAT requirement.
  • You need to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15100 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 15100 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2253 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2253 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Tilburg

700 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

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


Partner Scholarships Tilburg School of Economics and Management (TiSEM)
  • Tuition fee waiver (25%) for non-EU students of non-EU partner universities of the Tilburg School of Economics and Management.

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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