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Accountancy: CFA track

1 year English Starts end of August and end of January

Become an investment banker or financial specialist. The Master’s program in Accountancy equips you with the knowledge and understanding of financial accounting, management control, and other related subjects. The CFA track offers you the opportunity to acquire the prestigious Chartered Financial Analysts qualification.

85%
of the alumni is (very) satisfied with their program

National Alumni Survey, 2016 | n=39

80%
finds a job within 2 months after graduation

National Alumni Survey, 2016 | n=39

€ 2,643
gross monthly income one year after graduation

National Alumni Survey, 2016 | n=38

Program and courses 

In the CFA track of the Master’s program in Accountancy you follow core accounting courses supplemented by finance electives such as investment analysis.

  • Become adequately prepared to sit the CFA exams upon completion of the program.
  • This program is a stepping stone to the Post-Master Accountancy, European Post-Master Accountancy and the Post-Master's program Executive Master of Finance and Control.
  • Strong links with practice. The content of the program is established in consultation with leading companies. Work on practice oriented cases, assignments and follow lectures of guest speakers on a regular basis; with the possibility to do an internship as common basis for your Master's thesis.
  • In the first semester of the regular program, Accountancy students can also apply for the following on top of programs:
    * The Extended Master, which adds a traineeship of half a year to the regular Master's program.
    * The QTEM network program, which adds an additional year to the program which you spend at a QTEM partner university and corporate partner.

Typical courses are:

  • Investment Analysis
  • Corporate Financial Reporting
  • Financial Analysis and Investment Behavior

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Career prospects

Your Master's degree in Accountancy from Tilburg University opens outstanding career opportunities, whether your future is in accounting, business, finance, or management, here in the Netherlands or internationally.

Graduates work or start for example as:

  • Finance Trainee at ABN AMRO
  • Business Intelligence Consultant at Achmea Holding
  • Commercial Management Accountant at Royal FrieslandCampina

Alumni facts

  • Average number of months until first paid job: 2
  • Finds a job within 6 months after graduation: 95%
  • Gross monthly income one year after graduation: € 2,643

Source: National Alumni Survey, 2016 | n=39

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Application and admission

This Master’s program starts:

End of August and end of January

Best preparatory programs:

  • Most Bachelor’s programs of Tilburg University School of Economics of Management will qualify.
  • Bachelors with a solid basis in Mathematics and Statistics, Academic Training, Accounting, Finance, and Economics, Management or Marketing.

Pre-Master's program:

Available for both Research University students and students from a Dutch University of Applied Sciences (HBO). 

Tuition fees and scholarships

Please check the information about the tuition fees and the scholarships available for international students.

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