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Track Chartered Financial Analyst

Tilburg University is program partner of the CFA Institute, the global association for investment professionals. This institute awards the prestigious Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) designation and offers a range of educational opportunities within the Master's program in Accounting and the Master's program in Finance.

Within the Master's program in Finance it is possible to follow the CFA track. This implies that the courses within this track cover at least 70% of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK). Students within the CFA track will be exposed to the concepts and principles that investment professionals around the world have deemed integral to global practice. The CFA program partnership signals to you and the marketplace that our MSc is closely tied to professional practice, and that the courses within the track are an excellent preparation for the CFA exams.

In addition, you receive CFA ethics training, you can participate in joint events with the Dutch CFA Society and you are eligible for a CFA level I exam scholarship.

Track Pensions, Aging and Retirement

Coping with an aging population is one of the biggest challenges for the next decades, creating an urgent demand for professionals with the expertise to offer informed solutions. The track Pensions, Aging and Retirement within the Master's program in Finance will give you an in-depth insight in the many financial issues related to an aging society.

Topics of particular interest include asset allocation over the life cycle, risk management of pension funds, new long-term investment products, such as annuities and inflation-linked bonds, and longevity risk, amongst many others. This track offers you a qualification that leads to a host of different career options in the public and private sector, thanks to the growing demand for specialists with in-depth knowledge of the financial issues pertaining to aging societies.

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