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Banking and Finance

Universiteit Utrecht

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In this one-year programme, you'll learn how to contribute to an efficient and effective international industry, with special attention to international financial markets, institutions and regulation.

In the Master in Banking and Finance you will focus on international financial markets, the function and behaviour of banks and bankers, the regulatory institutions that govern banks and other financial institutions worldwide, the effectiveness of regulation and the banks' strategic allocation, funding and investment decisions, and the sustainability of financial solutions and concepts.

"The programme was helping one to understand more about how finance functions in an essential way. That stimulated me substantially. With that curiosity and interest, I fulfilled my goals." - Min Lou (China), MSc graduate


2018 Full-time Institutioneel € 10512 / jaar
2018 Full-time Internationaal € 15575 / jaar
2018 Full-time Wettelijk voorgeschreven € 2060 / jaar

1st year

Please have a look at the website of Banking and Finance for the most up to date study schedule.


-Focus on risk management in financial institutions
You'll get a strong foundation in both the theoretical and practical aspects of risk management, and refine your research and analytical skills by working with real-world data obtained from different institutions and financial markets.

*Pay attention to the effects of regulatory institutions
This Master will give you a thorough understanding of the current state of regulation in the international financial markets, and the expertise to tackle complex regulatory issues facing financial institutions and markets.

*Meet experienced practitioners from the field
Experienced practitioners from both regulators and financial institutions share their real-world perspectives on the interplay between practice and theory in guest lectures.

*Tailor the programme to your ambitions and interests
This broad general finance and banking Master's combines a solid foundation in economics, law, finance, and business economics.

*Be part of a small, international community
The high staff-to-student ratio in tutorials encourages close interaction between you, your peers, and your professors and lecturers in this highly international programme.


The Master's in Banking and Finance starts every year in September. The academic year is divided into two semesters. Semester 1 runs from September to January and semester 2 runs from February to June.

Each semester is divided into two periods. The academic year consists of eight courses worth 5 EC each, two courses worth 2,5 EC each and a Master's thesis worth 15 EC. A short break is taken over Christmas.

Niveau WO
Vorm Full-time
Incompany Nee
Open inschrijving Nee
Doorlooptijd 12 maanden
Type MSc (Master of Science)
Kosten (indicatie) Tussen de €450 en €1350
Titulatuur MSc (Master of Science)
Benodigde taalkennis Engels
Gefinancierd Regering
Afronding Diploma
Credits 60