Master's students at their graduation ceremony

Finance

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, how to plan mergers and acquisitions, get companies listed on the stock market, restructure corporations, make portfolio investment decisions, quantify risks, and hedge them using various derivative instruments.

89%
of the current students is (very) satisfied with the program

National Alumni Survey, 2018 | n=43

#1
in the Netherlands, #12 worldwide in Finance

Shanghai Global Ranking of Academic Subjects, 2018

€3,038
gross monthly income one year after graduation

Nationale Alumni Survey, 2018| n=43

Program and courses 

Gain 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 group discussions in class. 
  • The program is taught by faculty members from the department of Finance at Tilburg University. They are some of the world's leading finance academics.
  • Specialize in either corporate finance or investment analysis through a wide selection of elective courses, and by choice of your Master's thesis topic. Other tracks to specialize:
    - Finance: CFA
  • Opportunity to pursue a dual degree in collaboration with one of our international 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 your program which you spend at a QTEM partner university and a corporate partner.

Typical courses are:

  • Investment Analysis
  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Applied Corporate Finance

More on the program and courses

Students at their graduation ceremony

Career prospects

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

Some examples of our graduates' jobs:

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

Alumni facts

  • Has a permanent contract one year after graduation: 74%
  • Gross monthly income one year after graduation: €3,038
  • Is (very) satisfied with the masters program: 89%

Source: National Alumni Survey, 2018| n=43

More on your career prospects

Students on campus enjoying the good weather

Application and admission

This Master’s program starts:

End of August 

Best preparatory programs:

  • Bedrijfseconomie
  • Business Economics
  • International Business Administration

Pre-Master’s program:

Open to both university graduates and Dutch HBO graduates.

Tuition fees and scholarships

International students find the information about the tuition fees and the scholarships available here.

Interested in this Master’s program?

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