Master of Science Finance & Control

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The flexible financial Master program

The Master of Science in Finance & Control is a special progam for managers with a financial-economic education who function in a policy-determining position. The objective of this training is two-fold. On the one hand, you are expected to become a full-fledged sparring partner for managers at policy level. To achieve this, a lot of attention is paid during the training to other fields than financial.

Start October/March Selfstudy 10 hours a week
Place Utrecht, A'dam, Breda Investment €22,125
Duration 2.5 years; 40 contactdays
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Master of Science

The Master of Science in Finance & Control is designed for the manager with a financial and economic education who functions on a policy-making position. The objective of this training is twofold. On the one hand, you are expected to become a full sparring partner for managers at the policy level. To achieve this, attention is paid to other disciplines than your own.

This allows you to make the translation and connection to other members of a management team. You will be prepared to play an active role in monitoring corporate objectives and improving business processes. Information provision is a key item here.In addition, you will be further trained in your own field. The focus will be on complicated and integrated issues that arise at the higher level in an organization.

Deepening and widening knowledge

Training takes place in the field of management, but also in personality development and communication. By integrating knowledge of the various financial and non-financial topics, you can form an integral picture of the issues facing the financial manager.


Graduates of the Master Finance & Control can work in different roles, such as financial director, financial manager at the division level of large companies, general controller of large-scale complex projects or as an information controller.

Your background

You have already completed a bachelor education when you start this program. You also have at least 3 years of relevant work experience in finance. This Master Finance & Control makes it possible to realize your ambitions to take the next step in your career.

NVAO Accreditation

De Dutch Master of Science in Finance & Control is NVAO-accredited.

Overview of the structure of the Master of Science Finance & Control program:

• Self-management, Leadership & Coaching
• Written communication
• Methods & Techniques of Research

Academic Course Financial Controller
• Management Accounting & Control
• Administrative Information provision & Administrative organisation
• External reporting
• Corporate Finance
• Tax Concern Law

Masterclass Strategy & Sales
• Strategy & Policy
• Strategic Leadership
• Sales & Account Management
• Strategic Marketing

Masterclass Changemanagement
• Changemanagement
• Leadership
• Ethics

• Master Thesis Writing


To follow the Finance & Control, you must have at least a bachelor diploma and three years of relevant work experience. You discuss your personal (work) situation and wishes during an intake interview. Based on this you will receive a study advice and you can be admitted to the study program.

Do you not exactly meet the admission requirements? If you can demonstrate to have at least five years of relevant professional experience at a higher professional education level and that you have gained substantive knowledge through training or courses, adminission may be possible. This is tested during an intake interview.

Duration and study load

The Master Finance & Control lasts 2.5 years and consists of approximately 40 contact days. Outside of class hours, the study load will be an average of ten hours per week.

Lecture days

Monday afternoon and Monday evening. Consultation meetings will take place in the morning. Together with your fellow participants you will work on cases and assignments, prepare presentations and comment on each other’s work.


The Master of Science in Finance & Control can be attended in Utrecht, Amsterdam and Breda (subject to sufficient participation per location).


Literature is in Dutch and English. All lectures are given in Dutch.


On successful completion of the Masterprogramme you will receive the Master of Science diploma and the title MSc.

NVAO Accreditation

De Dutch Master of Science in Finance & Control is NVAO-accredited.


The total training costs are € 22,125. This does not include literature, location and accommodation costs and VAT. Contact us for a detailed cost overview.

The absolute added value of this Finance & Control is that the theory provided fits seamlessly with practice. In this way it can be applied directly in my daily activities and I immediately reap the benefits. In addition to the commercial focus, much attention is paid to development in the areas of Strategy and Policy, Change Management and Leadership. This makes me a full-fledged business partner.”

– Bart Sén

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