M.Sc. Business Administration: Specialization in Financial Management

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • EUR12000 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    EUR1951 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
VU University Amsterdam | Amsterdam, Netherlands
As a student in the Masterís specialization in Financial Management you will study corporate finance, accounting and financial markets (the three-pillar concept) in-depth. This comprehensive overview of the world of finance will give you a thorough understanding of its intricacies and it will give your career prospects a real boost.

Description

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No business without financial management, no financing without a solid business case

The Financial Management specialization of the Masterís programme in Business Administration at VU University Amsterdam will give you the tools and competencies you need for managing, controlling and financing business activities. Financial Management is crucial in all these areas and it plays a dominant role in the banking and insurance industries.

As a student in the Masterís specialization in Financial Management you will study corporate finance, accounting and financial markets (the three-pillar concept) in-depth. This comprehensive overview of the world of finance will give you a thorough understanding of its intricacies and it will give your career prospects a real boost.

Career prospects

Once you have passed all the components of the Masterís programme, you will be awarded the title of Master of Science in Business Administration. This degree is recognized internationally.

The Financial Management specialization typically prepares students for a career in one of the many and varied professions that fall under the category of financial management. In the corporate sector you might become a treasurer, risk manager, controller or financial manager at a large multi-national corporation or in a small to medium-sized enterprise.

The financial sector offers opportunities for graduates to become bankers, analysts, portfolio managers, accounting experts, insurance experts, or to enter into consultancy at a major national bank, with insurance companies, at major accounting firms, pension funds etc. There are also career opportunities in the non-profit sector: national government agencies, international agencies, supervisory bodies and others all need MBAs who are specialized in financial management.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline 1 June (students with direct admission) / International degree students: 1 April (different deadlines may hold for other category students)
Tuition fee
  • EUR 12000 per year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • EUR 1951 per year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
Start date
Credits (ECTS) 60 ECTS
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

Programme internationalization:

    This programme has a workload of 60 ECTS.

    Requirements

    Specific admission requirements Master's programme Business Administration, specialization Financial Management:
    • Applicants who have gained a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration at VU University Amsterdam are admitted automatically to the Master's programme.
    • Applicants who gained a Bachelor's degree in Economics or Econometrics and Operations Research have access to the Masterís programme provided they successfully completed the following subjects from the VU-curriculum:
      • Management Accounting and Control
      • Finance, Banking and Insurance
      • Corporate Financial Management
    • Applicants with at least a Bachelor's degree from another accredited university are admissible if they have a specialization in Business Administration, witnessed by thorough knowledge of the standard literature described below (or its equivalent)
    • Applicants with at least a VU Bachelor's degree in other specializations can be admitted to the master, but depending on their degree they will be required to take extra courses with a minimum of 30 credits. In that case their programme will take at least a year and a half

    Work Experience

    No work experience is required.

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    Accreditation

    Accredited by: NVAO in: Netherlands

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