Would you like to learn how organisations work? Do you want to know how to make the right investment decisions and how to create as much value for the company as possible?
The Finance track of the Business Economics Master's programme concentrates on financial markets and the financial decision making of firms and investors. It provides you with the broad range of skills, the in-depth knowledge and the international expertise that you will need in your career. Gain a deep understanding of financial decision making and markets and specialise in either corporate finance, banking or financial markets with this fascinating Master's programme track.*
Disclaimer: The UvA intends to offer a separate MSc in Finance and Banking (including Real Estate Finance). Depending on acquiring formal accreditation, this programme will start in September 2016.
€ 2060 / jaar
Applicants should submit a Curriculum Vitae with their application form.
The content of the MSc programme reflects the Finance Group at the Amsterdam Business School (ABS), one of the top ten research-oriented finance departments in Europe. The ABS's researchers are international experts and it has a thriving English-taught PhD programme, providing excellent opportunities for students who wish to go on to doctoral studies following their MSc.
Applied Econometrics (5 EC)
Empirical Methods in Finance (5 EC)
Financial Markets (5 EC)
Thesis Seminar Finance (4 EC)
Valuation (5 EC)
Ethics in Finance (1 EC)
Electives (20 EC)
Master's Thesis (15 EC)
For more information about courses and electives please visit www.coursecatalogue.uva.nl.
In the Master's in Business Economics programme, you will learn about the inner workings of organisations, how to make investment decisions and motivate management and staff to deliver the best results. As a graduate, you have become a valuable commodity for many organisations: a university-trained expert in finance and economics. ABS graduates are highly regarded for their independent minds as well as their strong people and presentational skills.
Graduates can be found in a wide variety of organisations, including:
* commercial organisations;
* governmental agencies;
Graduates from the Finance track go on to become investment bankers, all-round financial or business analysts, investment advisors, portfolio managers. derivatives traders, treasurers and financial directors.
Tuition fees are adjusted annually. For up-to-date information, please see www.uva.nl/collegegeld (Dutch students) or www.uva.nl/tuition (international students).