Type of DegreeMSc

EU FeesEUR 2,314

Cost non-EUEUR 14,900

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Preparing you for an international career as a registered accountant, controller or financial specialist.

Tilburg University's Master's programme in Accountancy offers you an unbeatable start to an international career as a financial specialist and a strong foundation for a future general management position.

Gain an in-depth, scientific and practically relevant understanding of financial and management accounting and other related subjects, including corporate financial reporting and auditing during this comprehensive graduate program. A flexible format allows you to develop specialised expertise by following one of the different knowledge tracks.

  • Access to some of Europe's leading business minds, with teaching by international professors from the Tilburg School of Economics and Management, whose research endeavors are among the most high-profile in the world.
  • A curriculum that delivers the most relevant concepts, principles and insights from both scientific literature and industry, taught in a way that will help you remember them for years to come.
  • Research-Based Learning: Teaching at Tilburg University is research-based and research-driven. This means you will learn how to conduct research and how to apply it. You will be provided with the skills and attitude needed to work independently and think analytically - important skills for your future career.
  • A credential respected by employers around the world as an indicator of solid business knowledge and well-developed analytical and critical-thinking skills.
  • The opportunity to customize your degree with a specialised track: Choose between the Professional track(RA/RC) or the Chartered Financial Analysts(CFA) track.

There are two start dates available for this Master's programme: end of August and end of January.

Professional Track

The professional track (RA/RC) focuses on the set-up and control of external financial reporting with additional core subjects in management accounting, auditing and accounting information systems. You can choose between either financial reporting or management accounting within the programme's elective. The Professional Track offers excellent preparation for a range of careers including auditing, tax consulting, management consulting, or as a controller in a company.

CFA Track

The CFA track offers students interested in both accounting and finance the opportunity to acquire the prestigious CFA® qualification (Chartered Financial Analysts Institute). During this track you follow core accounting courses supplemented by finance electives such as investment analysis, and can expect to be adequately prepared to sit the CFA exams upon completion of the programme. Subsequent career paths include that of financial analyst and investment banker. Some knowledge of finance (e.g. courses finance 1 and finance 2 or the equivalent in premaster) is required.

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