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.
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In order to have access to the Master's programme in Finance, you need a solid basis in the following areas:
No work experience is required.
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Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS we offer you the chance to receive up to £10,000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.
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