Accountancy and Control: Control (track)

Degree programme
MSc Accountancy and Control
Regular study programme
Full-time, part-time
60 ECTS, 12 months
Language of instruction
Starts in
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The Control track of the Accountancy and Control Master’s programme is concerned with financial information and decision making in the management of organisations. It provides you with the broad range of skills, the in-depth knowledge and the international expertise that you will need as a controller or financial professional in the business world or the public sector.

  • Prepare for a career in a financial function;
  • 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.

One Master's, two tracks

The Master's 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.


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).

The Amsterdam Business School

The Amsterdam Business School at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) has an excellent reputation, with an international focus and many highly reputable researchers and teachers. The UvA, placed 50th in the QS World University Rankings 2014, is a challenging environment where critical thinking and an independent and inquisitive mind can roam free. Thanks to a diverse influx of students and an active network of international alumni, you’ll be able to share memories with other ABS graduates for years to come.

Rankings and reputation

  • 50th in world and 1st in Netherlands (QS World University Rankings 2014);
  • 42nd worldwide in the Faculty Area Rankings for Social Sciences and Management (QS World University Rankings 2014);
  • top 50 Social Science Universities & Management and 1st in Netherlands (Times Higher Education rankings 2013-14);
  • member of LERU (League of European Research Universities), an exclusive network of renowned research universities;
  • member of Universitas 21, a network of 27 leading research-intensive universities in 17 countries;
  • the Amsterdam Business School holds the prestigious EQUIS accreditation (European Foundation for Management Development);
  • the Amsterdam Business School is granted Cedeo certification for 2014-2017.

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

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