Utrecht University

Financial Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    15167
    Tuition (Year)
    2006
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
    Language
The MSc in Financial Management from Utrecht University provides students not only with the latest economic and financial theory, but also the hard financial skills and multidisciplinary understanding to put theory into practice in an increasingly complex world.
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  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

Today financial management operates in a highly complex, interconnected and fast-moving international arena. Organisational objectives have to integrate a wide variety of considerations, such as variations in global markets, long-term strategies, corporate social responsibility and stakeholder value; at the same time, short-term financial growth is desired and demanded.

This Master’s programme from Utrecht University focuses on all important aspects of modern financial management, including how to raise capital (i.e. issuing shares and bonds), how to allocate capital (capital budgeting, operational budgeting), how to manage short-term resources (working capital management), how to deal with dividend policies, and how to align individual motives to organisational objectives (performance management, compensation systems).

In addition, you will learn how to effectively introduce changes in financial management policies in organisations. Importantly, the Utrecht University MSc in Financial Management is geared toward a new generation of financial professionals who are trained to understand and solve trade-offs between short- and long-term objectives, between shareholders and stakeholders, and between financial and social responsibility.

Career Perspectives

If you want to prepare yourself for a career in financial management, whether in a small, medium or large (international) organisation or in a financial management consulting firm, this degree is for you. Upon completion of this Master’s you will typically take on one of the following entry level functions: financial trainee, assistant to the financial manager, financial management consultant, financial analyst, business consultant, business analyst, business trainee, assistant treasurer, or assistant controller.

Although geared toward the financial side of management, this programme also provides a sound basis for more general managerial tasks. In fact, many companies prefer a background in financial management for general management positions, as financial considerations are the root of all major business decisions.

Accreditation

Accredited by the NVAO.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Multinational Corporate Finance
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Research Project
  • Mergers And Acquisitions
  • Multinational Firms
  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Sustainable Entrepreneurship
  • Management Control Systems
  • Financial Regulation
  • Investment Management

For more information, please visit the programme website.

Detailed Programme Facts

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  • A BSc of a research university (Equivalent to a Dutch BSc) in Economics or Economics and Business Economics preferably with some degree of specialization in Financial Management.
  • You must have solid and demonstrable knowledge in the following fields: Microeconomics; Mathematics; Econometrics; Macroeconomics; Corporate Finance
  • Proof of your proficiency in English (CAE- Level B, CPC- Grade C).

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 15167 International
  • EUR 2006 EU/EEA

Funding

Scholarships, fellowships, and grants offered by Utrecht University, the Dutch government, and other organisations can help fund your studies at the university. Please note that the scholarship options for programmes starting in February are limited.

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