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Finance: Sustainable Finance

1 year English Starts end of August

Become a financial expert with a heart for the environment and society. Facing global challenges, financial institutions and other organizations are increasingly taking environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations into account when making investment decisions. In the Sustainable Finance track of MSc Finance, you will learn how sustainability issues change the concept of finance.

#50
worldwide in Finance
#61
worldwide in Accounting & Finance
90%
of our alumni is (very) satisfied with the program

National Alumni Survey, 2021 | n=29 (MSc Finance)

Program and courses

Learn how sustainability issues are changing the understanding of finance. You will acquire the knowledge to incorporate environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations when making investment decisions in the financial sector, leading to long-term investments in sustainable economic activities and projects.

  • Gain a solid foundation in the principles and practice of Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) issues in corporate finance and investing. 
  • Apply the latest theoretical ESG concepts from scientific literature to real-world cases during assignments, simulation games and group discussions in class.  You will attend many guest lectures where the theoretical concepts are compared to practice.
  • 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.

Typical courses are:

  • Corporate Governance & Social Responsibility
  • Asset Allocation & Sustainable Investing
  • Sustainable Finance and Value Creation

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. The Sustainable Finance track aims to educate future finance professionals to address environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues in corporate finance and investments. As a specialist in sustainable finance, you will be responsible for initiating, building, maintaining, and enhancing the sustainability performance of organizations.

Some examples of jobs you can expect:

  • Investment Analyst
  • ESG Specialist
  • Sustainable Finance Consultant

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

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Application and admission

This Master’s program starts:

End of August 

Best preparatory programs:

  • Bedrijfskunde
  • 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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More information on this Master's program

Create your own e-brochure with information on program content, admission requirements, career prospects, 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?

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