Research Master in Business

Tilburg University

Program Description

Research Master in Business

Tilburg University

Research Master in Business

The CentER Research Master's program in Business consists of the doctoral course work which precedes the research years of the PhD. It enables students to accumulate theoretical and technical knowledge of research methodology courses and develops the skills required for cutting-edge research in their field.

The Research Master's program in Business ensures that students get acquainted with analytical and empirical tools that are frequently used in business research. In addition, the students gain a deep knowledge of their chosen field of specialization (accounting, finance, information management, marketing, operations research, and organization and strategy).

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The courses of the Research Master's program in Business are taught by internationally renowned researchers belonging to the faculty of CentER, and some excellent scholars invited from abroad.

This program offers seven different specializations

  • Finance (corporate finance, asset pricing, banking)
  • Accounting (managerial, financial accounting)
  • Information Management
  • Marketing (marketing research, consumer psychology)
  • Operations research (operations management, optimization techniques)
  • Organization and strategy (international business, innovation management, organization theory)
  • Tanomics

Career Prospects

If you follow the Research Master's program in Business - be it accounting, finance, information management, marketing, operations research, or organization and strategy - you are prepared to continue in a PhD program. More than 75% of the graduates continue at a PhD position at either Tilburg University or another university. 25% of the graduates start a professional career, mostly in the consultancy or financial sector.

The Research Master's program in Business in combination with the subsequent PhD studies enable our students to find jobs at universities around the world, at research institutes or in the banking and consultancy sectors.

In the PhD phase, most accepted PhD students become university employees earning a gross salary over more than Euro 85000 over three years and are granted pension rights.

Duration

2 years (a reduction to 1 year of doctoral course work is possible for people with one or two MSc relevant degrees with excellent grades)

Rankings

    #37 in Economics & Econometrics worldwide, #1 in the Netherlands (QS Rankings, 2015)
    #18 in Best Global Universities for Economics and Business (US News, 2016)
    #12 in Economics & Business in Europe (Academic Ranking of World Universities, 2015)
    #1 voted best specialist university in the Netherlands (Elsevier, 2015)
    #13 in Marketing Research worldwide (UT Dallas Ranking 2011-2015)
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated July 27, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Aug. 2017
Aug. 2018
Duration
Duration
2 - 2 years
Full time
Price
Price
Free
Information
Deadline
Apr. 1, 2017
1st of February when applying for a scholarship / 1st of April
Start date Aug. 2017
Place
Netherlands Tilburg
Application deadline Apr. 1, 2017
1st of February when applying for a scholarship / 1st of April
End date July 28, 2019
Duration 2 - 2 years
Price Free
2044 EU / 14500 non-EU
Start date Aug. 2018
Place
Netherlands Tilburg
Application deadline Apr. 1, 2018
1st of February when applying for a scholarship / 1st of April
End date Sept. 1, 2020
Duration 2 - 2 years
Price Free
2044 EU / 14500 non-EU