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Accounting and Control

Radboud University

Master Postgraduate Nijmegen

Course description

Qualification Master of Science
Field of study Economics, commerce, management and accounting
Course summary The specialisation Accounting and Control provides you with the knowledge, attitudes and skills to become a professional in the domains of auditing, accountancy, controlling and financial management.
Course description The programme Accounting & Control addresses topics of practical relevance in contemporary organisations as these are embedded in the developments of scientific disciplines . The programme provides students with 'state of the art'- knowledge in the (sub)disciplines accounting information systems, management accounting and control, financial accounting and governance, auditing, organisational learning, strategy management and corporate finance. This specialisation offers students a variety of research methodologies and methods, ranging from rationalists to constructionists and interpretive methodologies and from quantitative to qualitative methods. As a graduate in Accounting & Control you will be working as a professional for large and medium sized companies, consultancy firms, government and other not-for-profit organizations in the area of financial and management accounting and control. The Master's in Accounting & Control is a specialisation of the Master's programme in Economics.
Study subjects During the Master's specialisation in Accounting and Control you will join classes with other Economics students in order to build your fundamental knowledge in methodology of Economics and to learn how to apply the tools and concepts of modern finance in a complex and dynamic world. Besides that you will be studying specialised accountancy and control courses : Accounting and Governance; Accounting and Control; Accounting Information Systems, Advanced Accounting and Governance and Control.
Course objectives This specialisation emphasises your academic development in the field of Accounting and Control by discussing the most recent studies and theories. This is going to add to your already existing base of knowledge and skills in Acocunting. It will make you a specialist who is able to understand, use and apply statistical tools and methods relevant to Accounting and Control, conduct independent research and maintain a critical attitude towards your own work and that of others.
ECTS credits 60.00
Duration 12 month(s)
Language of instruction English
Instruction modes case study, literature study, oral presentation, computer exercise, research, computer modeling, research project, excursion, research proposal, tutorial, lecture, design project, working group, group assignment, group discussion, self evaluation, individual assignment, practicum, self study, integration module, project
Accreditation NVAO

About the institution

Department Nijmegen school of Management
Information about the institution Radboud University Nijmegen is one of the leading academic communities in the Netherlands.


Admission requirements
  1. Unless you hold a Bachelor's degree from a Dutch university, you need to submit a letter of motivation in English (max 2 pages). In this letter of motivation you should explain why do you want to attend this programme and why you think you are suited for this programme.
Language requirements
Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English C1
IELTS listening 6
IELTS overall band 6.5
IELTS reading 6
IELTS speaking 6
IELTS writing 6
TOEFL internet based 90
TOEFL paper based 575
Professional experience required -
Duration 12 month(s)
Application deadlines
Start date EU/EEA Students Non-EU/EEA students
1 Sep 2020 - 1 Apr 2020
1 Sep 2021 - 1 Apr 2021
Tuition fees
Year EU/EEA Non-EU/EEA Institutional
2020 (FT)€ 2143n.a.n.a.

In short, the following rules apply:

  • The “EU/EEA rate” is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
  • The “non-EU/EEA rate” is the rate for students from outside the EU/EEA.
  • The “institutional rate” is for all students who have already obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree and who want to start a second programme leading to a degree at the same level or at a lower level.
  • Note that FT, PT and D stand for "full-time", "part-time" and "dual", respectively.

Make sure you contact your institution to find out what rate applies to you. The rates listed here are estimates.


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