Master's programs Tilburg University
Looking for a first-class Master's program? Tilburg University offers more than 50 graduate programs fully in English, preparing you for a career that matters.
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Strategic Management: Entrepreneurship1 year English Starts end of January
Learn how to recognize business challenges and design strategies to ensure long-term success. The Entrepreneurship track of the MSc Strategic Management specializes in the study of entrepreneurial behavior in large firms and start-ups, and challenges you to think differently about strategic choices.
Public Governance (Bestuurskunde): Public Administration, Economics and Law (MSc)1 year English Starts end of August and end of January
Combine the disciplines of public administration, law and economics in our Master's program in Public Governance to act on multi-level and multi-actor governance issues that require creative solutions. Become an elite strategical force, in the Netherlands or abroad.
Art and Media Studies1 year English Starts end of August
Study how artistic and cultural expressions develop under the influence of digitalization, mediatization, and privatization of public space. Combine theories from different disciplines, such as media, cultural and literary studies, sociology, and philosophy. Analyze how innovations come about, what their implications are for society, and learn how to communicate about them professionally.
Research Master in Social and Behavioral Sciences2 years English Starts end of August
Become a research expert on individual behavior in different social contexts, such as organizations, peers, and societies. You will study the central theme 'individuals in social contexts' through four different disciplinary lenses, with one track as your specialization: Social Psychology, Organization Studies, Sociology, or Methods and Statistics.
Philosophy of Mind and Psychology1 year English Starts end of August and end of January
Take a philosophical approach to understand the human psyche. Delving into philosophical texts and reflecting on findings from other relevant disciplines - such as psychology, cognitive science, and artificial intelligence - you will gain more insights into mental phenomena, such as: 'emotions’, ‘intelligence’ and ‘cognition’, as well as ethical and existential questions.
Theology (in Dutch)3 years Dutch Starts end of August
Following the professional master’s program in Theology you will be trained as a spiritual caretaker in a parish or in a care institution, in the prison system or in the army. Immerse yourself in various theological and related academic disciplines such as philosophy and social sciences. You will take professional courses, do an internship and complete your studies with a master's thesis.
Communication and Cognition1 year English Starts end of August and end of January
Combine the study of cognition, language and communication to learn which factors determine whether communication will be successful. Integrate knowledge of form, process, and psychological aspects to contribute to the optimization of communication in a wide variety of contexts; both online and offline.
Tax Economics (in Dutch)1 year Dutch Starts end of August and end of January
Become an expert in tax regulations, income and corporate tax, and European and international tax law. Connected to the biggest tax institute of Europe, and rated as best program in Tax Economics in the Netherlands, the MSc Tax Economics of Tilburg University is the logical next step after a Bachelor's degree in Tax Economics.
European Law and Global Risk (LLM)1 year English Starts end of August and end of January
Focus on European law in relation to global challenges like climate change, trade, migration and the decline of rule of law. European law is a leading force when it comes to addressing societal issues in Europe as well as globally. European law is crucial for any lawyer, because it impacts all aspects of domestic law, from business to social welfare.
Finance: CFA1 year English Starts end of August
Learn the concepts and principles that investment professionals around the world have deemed integral to global practice. Our program is closely tied to professional practice through The Chartered Financial Analyst program partnership, and courses are an excellent preparation for the CFA exams. This is a track of MSc Finance.
Christianity and Society1 year English Starts end of August
Reflect critically on Christianity in the public space and the tensions that arise in the dialogue with modern society and world religions. The program links theological and religious sources of the past with current social, economic and political issues. Special attention is given to Catholic Social Thought, which deals with issues such as the relation between religion and state, and the contribution of capitalism to justice and happiness.
Economics: Financial Economics1 year English Starts end of August and end of January
Combine practical financial management with economic analysis of the markets you invest in. You will address for example urgent problems in the Euro zone, international financial supervision, micro-finance, bank-runs and systemic risk, and taxation of financial institutions. This is a track of MSc Economics.
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