Aspire for a career at the top of the financial world

The Master's program in Finance delivers broad business knowledge and specialized expertise in both financial management and investment analysis - first-rate preparation for students seeking a career at the top of the world of finance.

Investments and corporate finance

Taught by lecturers from Tilburg University's Department of Finance, home to some of the world's most renowned and cited academics, the program offers the latest thinking across the essentials of investments and corporate finance. Learn how to determine a firm's cost of capital, plan mergers and acquisitions, bring companies to the stock exchange, restructure corporations, make portfolio investment decisions, quantify risks, and hedge them using various derivative instruments.

Why choose the Master Finance

A Tilburg University Master's program in Finance offers you:

THE Ranking TiSEM
  • Excellent career perspectives in the financial industry both on a national and international level with future careers including that of chief financial officer (CFO), financial planner, treasurer, portfolio manager, risk manager, or investment adviser.
  • A solid foundation in the principles - and practice - of finance. Learn the latest theoretical concepts from scientific literature and apply them to real-world cases during assignments, simulation games and in-class discussions. 

  • Teaching by some of the world's leading finance academics, faculty members from the Department of Finance at Tilburg University. According to the latest Times Higher Education ranking Tilburg University is #1 in the Netherlands and #3 in Europe in the field of Economics and Business.

  • Opportunity to customize your degree. You can either choose to compose your own program with different electives or follow one of the specialized tracks. Follow the CFA track and get the best preparation for the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) level-1 exam. Or follow the Pensions, Aging and Retirement track.

Ekin Demir banner

Student Ekin Demir

"The challenges and experiences were not only a window on the world of business, but also the best preparation for my career."

Finance in short

StartEnd of August
DurationOne year
TitleMaster of Science (MSc)
Best preparatory Bachelor’s programBusiness Economics, International Business Administration.
More about admission requirements and application procedure
Pre-Master’s programYes, for hbo students and (international) university graduates
After graduationChief financial officer, financial planner, treasure
for firms, banks and consulting agencies,
portfolio manager, risk manager, investment
adviser, PhD track. More about career perspectives.
Rankings ► #11 worldwide in Business and Economics
Times Higher Education Ranking 2016
► #18 in the world in Economics and Business
Global Universities Ranking US News 2016
►#1 in the Netherlands, #2 in Europe, #8 worldwide in Finance, Shanghai Subject Ranking

Other programs that might interest you:

All Master's programs

Want to know more?