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The award
MSc

How long you will study
12 months

Domestic course fees
EUR 2060

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
February, September

International course fees
EUR 14350

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About Organizational and Management Control at University of Groningen

How to support managers in their efforts to influence the behaviour of employees in such a way that these employees contribute to the organizational strategy?

**Best general MSc Business Administration in the Netherlands - HigherEducation Guide Masters 2017**

MSc Organizational & Management Control (O&MC)concentrates on the knowledge and skills that contribute to goodguidance and management of organisations. It involves studying theeffectiveness and other implications of control practices. Duringthis programme you will gain knowledge about accounting andfinancial management techniques. These are used to provide(non-)financial information and to develop planning and controlsystems. You will also develop skills needed to communicate theinformation in an effective manner. The techniques will be placedin a context of broader issues, such as strategy and culture, andspecial attention will be paid to changes in systems andtechniques. You will explore subjects like management accounting,financial management, management control and management of change.A combination of teaching and assessment methods isused.

How to support managers in their efforts to influence the behaviour of employees in such a way that these employees contribute to the organizational strategy?

**Best general MSc Business Administration in theNetherlands - HigherEducation Guide Masters 2017**

MSc Organizational & Management Control (O&MC)concentrates on the knowledge and skills that contribute to goodguidance and management of organisations. It involves studying theeffectiveness and other implications of control practices. Duringthis programme you will gain knowledge about accounting andfinancial management techniques. These are used to provide(non-)financial information and to develop planning and controlsystems. You will also develop skills needed to communicate theinformation in an effective manner. The techniques will be placedin a context of broader issues, such as strategy and culture, andspecial attention will be paid to changes in systems andtechniques. You will explore subjects like management accounting,financial management, management control and management of change.A combination of teaching and assessment methods is used.

After your studies

Job prospects

As a graduate you are qualified for various types of jobs. Youmay find work in national and international companies, non-profitorganisations or government institutions. Employers value O&MCstudents because of their analytical and communicative skills, and their ability to combine an understanding of accounting and controlsystems with knowledge of the business.

Because all our programmes are EQUIS and AACSB accredited, a standard which only one percent of universities reach worldwide,your degree will be highly valued on the labour market.

FEB Careers Company:

To support you in developing your career and strengthen your employability skills, our FEB Careers Company empowers you to achieve lifelong success through various career services during your studies.Check: http://www.rug.nl/feb/career-services/

As a graduate you are qualified for various types of jobs. Youmay find work in national and international companies, non-profitorganisations or government institutions. Employers value O&MCstudents because of their analytical and communicative skills, and their ability to combine an understanding of accounting and controlsystems with knowledge of the business.

Because all our programmes are EQUIS and AACSB accredited, a standard which only one percent of universities reach worldwide,your degree will be highly valued on the labour market.

FEB Careers Company
To support you in developing your career and strengthen your employability skills, our FEB Careers Company empowers you to achieve lifelong success through various career services during your studies. Check: FEB CareerServices

Job examples

  • Assistant manager/management trainee, project manager, eventually leading to general manager
  • Financial officer, management accountant or controller, eventually leading to financial manager
  • Junior consultant in the field of financial management, quality management or change processes
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Entry requirements

Admission requirements

Specific requirementsMore information
certified competences

GMAT/GRE; for specific scores (and exemptions), see http://www.rug.nl/(...)ication/intl-route/1

grade list

A certified grade list(s) is considered in the evaluation.

language test

TOEFL internet based (IBT): 90, IELTS Academic: 6.5; for specific scores, see: http://www.rug.nl/(...)ication/intl-route/1

previous education

To be eligible for admission to this Master, you need to hold an academic Bachelor's or Master's degree from a research university in one of the following - or closely related - fields: BusinessEconomics, Business Administration, Econometrics and OperationsResearch, Economics and Business Economics, International Business,Technology Management, Management Control.

To assess whether your educational/academic background meets the specific programme requirements, we will consider the level and curriculum of your previous studies, and the grades that you have obtained.

For more information, see: http://www.rug.nl/(...)ication/intl-route/1

If you have any questions concerning admission, please contact our Admissions Office: http://www.rug.nl/(...)rt/admissions-office

Admission requirements

Specific requirementsMore information
previous education

To be eligible for admission to this Master, you need to hold an academic Bachelor's or Master's degree from a research university in one of the following - or closely related - fields: BusinessAdministration, Econometrics and Operations Research, Economics andBusiness Economics, International Business, Technology Management,Management Control.

To assess whether your educational/academic background meets the specific programme requirements, we will consider the level and curriculum of your previous studies, and the grades that you have obtained.

For more information, see: http://www.rug.nl/(...)plication/nl-route/1

If you have any questions concerning admission, please contact our Admissions Office: http://www.rug.nl/(...)rt/admissions-office

Language requirements

ExamMinimum score
IELTS overall band6.5
IELTS writing5.5
IELTS speaking6
TOEFL paper based575
TOEFL internet based90

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