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1 year English Starts end of August

Become an expert in financial management or investment analysis. 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.

of the current students is (very) satisfied with the program

National Alumni Survey (Finance, all tracks), 2018 | n=85

in the Netherlands, #3 in Europe in Finance

Shanghai Global Ranking of Academic Subjects, 2018

gross monthly income one year after graduation

Nationale Alumni Enquête, 2016| n=42

Program and courses 

Obtain a solid foundation in the principles and practice of finance. 

  • Apply the latest theoretical concepts from scientific literature to real-world cases during assignments, simulation games and in-class discussions. 
  • The program is taught by some of the world's leading finance academics, faculty members from the Department of Finance at Tilburg University.
  • Specialize in either corporate finance or investment analysis through a wide selection of electives, and by choice of your Master's thesis topic. Or specialize through one of the following tracks:
    - Finance: CFA
    - Finance: Pensions, Aging and Retirement
  • Opportunity to pursue a dual degree in collaboration with one of our foreign partner universities.
  • In the first semester of the regular program, you can also apply for 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
  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Applied Corporate Finance

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Career prospects

As a Master of Science in Finance you are equipped with a broad knowledge framework in business and specialized knowledge in financial management or investment analysis - a highly attractive profile for companies, banks and consultancy agencies.

Graduates started for example as:

  • Consultant at the valuation and business modelling team at EY
  • Consultant at First Dutch Advisory

Alumni facts

  • Average number of months until first paid job: 2,9
  • Gross monthly income one year after graduation: €3,816
  • Would likely recommend the program to friends, family and colleagues: 88%

Source: National Alumni Survey, 2016 | n=42

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Application and admission

This Master’s program starts:

End of August 

Best preparatory programs:

  • Bedrijfseconomie
  • Business Economics
  • International Business Administration

Pre-Master’s program:

Available for both university graduates and Dutch HBO graduates.

Tuition fees and scholarships

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

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