|Application deadline:||1 April (non-EU), 1 July (EU)|
|Tuition fee:|| |
|Start date:||August 2014|
|Credits:|| 60 ECTS |
|Duration full-time:||12 months|
|Delivery mode:||On Campus|
The Master's program in Finance delivers broad business knowledge and specialized expertise in both financial management and investment analysis – first-rate preparation for students seeking a career at the top of the world of finance.
Taught by lecturers from Tilburg University's Department of Finance, home to some of the world's most renowned and cited academics, the program offers the latest thinking across the essentials of investments and corporate finance. Learn how to determine a firm's cost of capital, plan mergers and acquisitions, bring companies to the stock exchange, restructure corporations, make portfolio investment decisions, quantify risks, and hedge them using various derivative instruments.
The program consists of 60 Credits (ECTS), equivalent to 1680 hours of study, offered over two semesters. The first semester starts in September, with exams in December and January. The second semester runs from February to June, but is divided in two. From February to April, you will take the two courses. From April on, you will be able to focus on your Master's thesis.
Two electives (semester 2)out of:
* These CFA-courses are compulsory for those students who wish to take part in the Tilburg-CFA Institute partnership.
** These courses are compulsory for those students who wish to take part in the track Pensions Aging and Retirement.
In order to have access to the Master's programme in Finance, you need a solid basis in the following areas:
Proficiency in English is required. Students who did their Bachelor´s in the Netherlands, native English speakers and applicants with a Bachelor´s degree from a programme entirely in English are admitted without a test. All other students should have a minimum Academic IELTS score of 6.5, or, alternatively, a minimum TOEFL score of 575 is necessary. Scores on separate parts are also evaluated, since candidates must possess good reading, writing, and oral skills. In addition, applicants need to take the GMAT tes. The average GMAT score of admitted students is 600.
The following characteristics are not required: Candidates with work experience are welcome, but work experience is not a prerequisite to enter the programme. Proficiency in Dutch or any other language apart from English.
|CAE score:||60 (Grade C)|
|TOEFL paper-based test score:||575|
|TOEFL computer-based test score:||233|
|TOEFL iBT® test:||90|
At Tilburg University, we have 40 scholarship opportunities available for outstanding international non-EU students who have been admitted into a Master's program (MA, MSc or LLM) for the academic year 2013/14.
A scholarship on the basis of academic excellence includes:
For more information please visit www.tilburguniversity.edu/tusp.
International students who have chosen to study for their Bachelor's or Master's degree in the Netherlands also have the opportunity to apply for a grant from the Dutch government.
You can find more information on grants at Grantfinder.nl.
The city of Tilburg offers an affordable lifestyle for university students, particularly when compared with other university cities in the Netherlands such as Amsterdam or Utrecht. On average, one year of living in the Netherlands costs a foreign student between € 700 and € 850 per month (excluding tuition fees).
You are normally required to take an English Proficiency Test if you come from a non-English speaking country.
Most European Universities recognise the IELTS test.More information on IELTS
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