Why MSc Finance & Investments?

A management perspective on financial decision-making. The MSc Finance & Investments deals with qualitative and quantitative financial decision-making from the perspective of companies, investors and individuals. You will gain state-of-the-art knowledge, insights and skills essential for a successful career in a financial position. The research-driven programme is based on the latest theories and applications.

Who is this programme for?

For recent bachelor graduates in business, economics, finance or accounting, this one-year (12 month) full-time MSc qualification in Finance and Investments deals with financial decision-making from a management perspective.

What does this programme offer?

Covering a diverse range of topics, it is taught by some of Europe’s most respected academics in the field at one of Europe’s top tier business schools. The programme delivers in-depth knowledge of theoretical and practical perspectives. A large choice of master electives allows a scope to structure your own curriculum to suit your interests. On graduation, students will receive RSM’s MSc degree in Finance & Investments.

In addition, this RSM programme has the advantage of being one of the few universities in the Benelux countries to have programme partnership status with the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute®, (CFA). Your future career as a financial analyst or investment banker will benefit from the RSM MSc degree qualification and preparation for CFA® exams within one academic year.

Our programme is also part of the Academic Partnership Programme of the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association. For those of you interested a career in finance with an alternative investments focus (such as, for example, hedge funds, real estate or private equity) our programme offers the benefits of preparing for CAIA exams while studying for the RSM MSc degree.

Key Features of Finance & Investments

  • involves international and diverse groups of students
  • prepares for a career as a finance professional and for management positions
  • combines thorough theoretical foundations with a strong link to practice
  • offers a large number of different electives courses to create a tailor-made curriculum
  • covers latest developments in finance, including sustainable finance, fintech, and financial analytics

Tuition fees

The 2019-2020 tuition fee for the MSc programmes is approximately €18,000 per year. The Dutch government contributes towards this cost for students who hold nationality from a country belonging to the European Economic Area (EEA). These students, therefore, pay only the statutory fee of €2,083 per year.

  • EEA: €2,083 per year
  • Non-EEA: €18,000 per year


Program taught in:
Rotterdam School of Management | Erasmus University

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Last updated March 5, 2019
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Sep 2019
12 months
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EEA: €2,083 per year; Non-EEA: €18,000 per year
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