MSc in Accounting, Auditing and Control - Specialisation in Accounting and Finance

Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University Rotterdam

Program Description

MSc in Accounting, Auditing and Control - Specialisation in Accounting and Finance

Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University Rotterdam

MSc in Accounting, Auditing and Control - Specialisation in Accounting and Finance

Accounting and finance: the combination that will give you a headstart

Do competences like analytical, inquisitive and meticulous best describe you? Do you want to combine your knack for numbers with managerial and research skills? The Accounting and Finance programme offers you the best practice-based academic foundation for a career in accounting and finance.

This programme covers topics like Advanced IFRS, Accounting Process Management, Business Ethics and Financial Risk Management. In addition, you can select no less than two out of ten seminars with subjects ranging from corporate governance to behavioural and energy finance, followed by a thesis. By examining real-life issues, for example through empirical research, you will acquire an ‘all-round’ perspective on financial issues.

A tailored education? Rotterdam!

The Master specialisation Accounting and Finance offers you both a broad focus and the chance to match our programme to your own interests. So if you are looking for a made-to-measure academic education that’s held in highest regard in the field of finance worldwide, do join us here in Rotterdam.

Careers

At the Erasmus School of Economics, you find yourself in a city with one of the largest ports in the world, a diverse multi-ethnic community and an interesting maritime tradition. In Rotterdam, you find lots of companies, both multinationals and more local oriented, all looking for highly qualified and talented people to control their businesses. The need for management accountants, controllers and financials are high. Add our vast and active network to the theoretical knowledge and practical skills you will gain from this programme, and you know this is the place to start your career.

"This programme teaches you to explain and solve financial business issues at the same time"

Curriculum

The core courses help students to get acquainted with a wide range of topics that are essential for accounting and finance and provide a solid background for attending the seminars. The seminars are the most important components of the Master’s specialisation. For these intensified courses, active participation and commitment are mandatory. Students are expected to write and to present several papers, present aspects of the literature or case applications, ask questions, express doubts and share ideas in class discussions. The last two blocks of the programme are devoted to the Master’s thesis. The thesis is written individually under close supervision by one of our academic staff members.

Courses/seminars

  • Introduction to Accounting Research
  • Advanced International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Accounting and Business Ethics
  • Finance courses/electives

Cost & Fees

  • € 2.060 EU/EEA students*,
  • € 14.700 Non-EU/EEA students**

*This is the statutory tuition fee for Dutch students, students from another country within the European Economic Area (EEA), the European Union (EU), Switzerland and Suriname who meet the statutory conditions.

**This is the institutional tuition fee for students for whom the statutory tuition fee does not apply. You have to pay the institutional fee if you:

don’t have an EU-, EEA, Swiss or Surinamese nationality have finished a Dutch programme and want to follow another programme on the same level

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated August 31, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2019
Duration
Duration
1 year
Full time
Price
Price
2,060 EUR
EU/EEA students; € 14.700 Non EU/EEA students.
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1 August (for ESE students)
Locations
Netherlands - Rotterdam, South Holland
Start date : Sept. 2019
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Sept. 2019
Netherlands - Rotterdam, South Holland
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1 August (for ESE students)
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