|Application deadline:||Fall intake: July 1; Non EU: April 1; Spring intake: October 1|
|Tuition fee:|| |
|Start date:||August 2015|
|Credits (ECTS):||60 ECTS|
|Duration full-time:||12 months|
|Delivery mode:||On Campus|
|More information:||Go to university website|
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: (read more) |
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IELTS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever.
|60 (Grade C)|
|TOEFL paper-based test score :||575|
|TOEFL iBT® test:||90|
At Tilburg University we are committed in supporting financially talented and motivated students to study in our graduate programs. Therefor we offer a limited number of scholarships for prospective students. Please note that our scholarships are mainly targeted at non-EU students with excellent study results.
More info at www.tilburguniversity.edu/scholarships