Master's students at their graduation ceremony


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.

worldwide in Finance
worldwide in Accounting & Finance
of the alumni is (very) satisfied with the program

National Alumni Survey, 2021 | n=29

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. 
  • 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 - Learn the concepts and principles that investment professionals around the world find important and integral to global practice.
    • Sustainable Finance - Become a financial expert with a heart for the environment and society. You will learn how sustainability issues change the concept of finance.
    • Finance: Data Science - Become a finance professional who works on the threshold between finance and data science.
  • The program is taught by teachers with very good teaching evaluations. The teachers are some of the world's leading finance academics. Many teachers in the program have been awarded Excellent Teacher awards. 
  • The Master's program in Finance is CFA accredited and is ranked in the Global Masters in Finance Ranking by the Financial Times. 

Typical courses are:

  • Investment Analysis
  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Empirical Methods in Finances

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

  • Gross monthly income one year after graduation: €3,166
  • Is (very) satisfied with the Master's program: 90%
  • Average number of months between graduation and first job: 2,6 months

Source: National Alumni Survey, 2021| n=29

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:

  • BCs Business Economics
  • BCs Bedrijfseconomie
  • BCs (International) Business Administration
  • BCs Economics and Business Economics / BCs Economie en Bedrijfseconomie
  • BCs International Business

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?

Check your eligibility

More information on this Master's program

Download the brochure with information on program content, admission requirements, career prospects, housing and immigration matters, and student life in Tilburg. Throughout the year you can take part in various types of events: on-campus, abroad or online.

Interested in the MSc Finance?

Check your eligibility and the deadlines for application