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Economics: Money, Banking and Financial Markets track

1 year English Starts end of August and end of January

Combine practical financial management with economic analysis of the markets you invest in. Address for example urgent problems in the Euro zone, international financial supervision, microfinance, bank-runs and systemic risk, and taxation of financial institutions.

of the alumni is (very) satisfied with the program

National Alumni Survey, 2016 | n=18

in the Netherlands, #3 in Europe, #11 worldwide in Business and Economics

Times Higher Education Ranking, 2017

gross monthly income one year after graduation

National Alumni Survey, 2016 | n=16

Program and courses

Become skilled in both Finance and Economics, and learn for example how international bodies function (e.g., the European Central Bank), why tax policies are designed the way they are, and what the consequences are for firms in Europe.

  • Great diversity in nationalities, with about 50% international fellow students.
  • Closely linked to the European Banking Center, a Tilburg based research network on banking and financial markets with a strong link to the business sector.

Typical courses are:

  • Financial Economics
  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Economics and Psychology of Risk and Time

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Career prospects

With a specialization in money, banking and financial markets, you will be skilled in both finance and economics. These combined skills are tailored for a career in banking, other private businesses that are regularly confronted with international policy making, or at (inter)national operating governments. 

Graduates work or started for example as:

  • Finance Trainee at the ABN AMRO Bank
  • Trading Risk Analyst at ING Group
  • Consultant at IBM

Alumni facts

  • Average number of months until first paid job: 2
  • Finds a job within 6 months after graduation: 94%
  • Gross monthly income one year after graduation: €2,542

Source: National Alumni Survey, 2016 | n=16

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    Application and admission

    This Master’s program starts:

    End of August and end of January

    Best preparatory programs:

    A Bachelor’s degree in Economics or in a similar program (e.g., in Econometrics).

    Pre-Master’s program

    Only available for Research University students, not for students from a Dutch University of Applied Sciences (HBO). 

    Tuition fees academic year 2018-2019

    € 2,060*€ 14,500

    * The EU rate only applies if you enroll for the program without a Master's degree from a Dutch university. More information about the tuition fees and scholarships available for international students.

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