Taught course

Accounting and Control (specialisation)

Radboud University · Nijmegen School of Management

Entry requirements

A completed Bachelor's degree in Economics or a closely-related discipline from a research university.

You must have studied courses in the following topics:

  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Econometrics and/or Methods in Empirical Analysis
  • Corporate Finance
  • Management Accounting and Control
  • Financial Accounting and Reporting
  • Investment Management

A proficiency in English

In order to take part in this programme, you need to have fluency in both written and spoken English.This requirement has been satisfied when the student meets the conditions, listed on our website.

A letter of motivation

In this letter of motivation (max 2 pages) you should explain why you want to attend this programme and why you think you are suited for this programme.

Months of entry


Course content

The Master’s programme in Accounting and Control focuses on the world of governance, accounting and control in company finance. The programme introduces students to mainstream and heterodox economic theories, before moving into the practical aspects of analysing information systems, management strategies and control mechanisms. The programme also focuses on the the importance of ethics examining the social side of the profession in order to train you to be critical of a company’s financial processes as well as your own profession and to consider the consequences of the decisions you make.

The application deadline is listed on our website here.

Professors in this programme are active in academic and applied research and incorporate the latest academic developments into lessons.

What will you learn?

  • Gain a theoretical background in economics
  • Learn about the practical aspects of the accounting profession
  • Get valuable experience designing, conducting and presenting your own research projects

Career prospects

Graduates from this programme are prepared for careers in auditing, accountancy, controlling and financial managment and consulting. Graduates can find a variety of job positions:

  • Chartered or certified public accountaint
  • Chartered or business controller
  • Management consultant
  • Financial advisor or officer

*This is an specialisation of the Master's in Economics.

If you have any questions, email us here: study-information@ru.nl

Learn more via the Radboud University contact form.

Fees and funding

UK students
€ 17,470
International students
€ 2,530 EU/EEA and € 17,470 non-EU/EEA

There are various scholarships available for studying at Radboud University. Some of the opportunities are described below. A full list, including detailed information, can be found on our website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Study Information