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Research Master in Business

2 years English Starts end of August

CentER's Research Master's program in Business offers two years of graduate level coursework and research training. The program prepares students for a PhD dissertation research. Students gain deep knowledge in a chosen track: Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Operations Research, Management - Information and Supply Chain, or Management - Organization and Strategy.

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in Business & Economics worldwide

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Small classes, personal guidance and active involvement in our international research community

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Graduate placements at top 100 worldwide universities

Excellent track-record in graduate placements at top universities worldwide

The Research Master in Business is a "Top rated program"  in the Dutch Keuzegids Masters ranking 2020

The program enables students to accumulate theoretical and technical knowledge of research methodology courses and to develop the skills required for cutting-edge research in their field. It also enables students to become  acquainted with analytical and empirical tools frequently used in business research. 

The courses of the Research Master's program in Business are taught by internationally renowned researchers, members of CentER’s faculty, supplemented by some excellent scholars invited from abroad.

The Research Master in Business offers six different program tracks:

Accounting  managerial, financial accounting

Finance  corporate finance, asset pricing, banking

Management - Information and Supply Chain  blockchain, buyer-supplier relationships, information flows

Management - Organization and Strategy  strategy, organizations, entrepreneurship, international business

Marketing  marketing research, consumer psychology

Operations Research  operations management, optimization techniques

The CentER Graduate School:

Excellent track record in publications, awards and student placements
Graduate Students' Society to support you
Various seminars and informal workshops
First class research facilities

Short overview of the Research Master in Business


Start End of August
Duration 2 years. Those with 1 or 2 relevant MSc degrees, with excellent grades, are eligible for a reduction to 1 year of doctoral course work
Title Master of Science with a Master of Philosophy supplement
Tuition Fee Tuition Fees
Specifics Specialized program to prepare for a PhD or for a professional career in a (international) research-based environment
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