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Financial Management

Universiteit Utrecht

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In this one-year Master's programme, you will learn to to deal with economic, managerial, regulatory, and reporting issues to maximise enterprise value.

The MSc in Financial Management 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. This Master's programme focuses on all important aspects of modern financial management, including how to raise capital, how to allocate capital, how to manage short-term resources, how to deal with dividend policies, and how to align individual motives to organisational objectives. 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.

"This MSc in Financial Management is geared toward a new generation of financial professionals." - Utz Weitzel, Professor of Finance

1st year

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*Acquire hard and soft financial management skills
This Master's programme combines quantitative rigour with a multidisciplinary openness to diverse perspectives – a future-facing educational approach created for a new generation of finance professionals. To ensure you understand the story behind the numbers, your strong theoretical background in economics and finance is applied in a practical, real world way.

*Focus on modern financial management with a long-term, sustainable perspective
Financial managers have to deliver short term-results and provide long-term value – not just for shareholders, but for all stakeholders.

*Tailor the programme to your ambitions and interests
The programme offers you several optional courses, ensuring that your own interests and career ambitions are reflected in your programme of study.

*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 in Financial Management 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.

The first semester is divided into two periods. Each period consists of three courses worth 5 EC each. The second semester consists of two electives of 5 EC each, two courses of 2.5 EC and a ‬Master's thesis worth 15 EC. There is a short break over the Winter holidays.

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