Master of Science (MSc) in Finance in Netherlands

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An MSc, or Master of Science, is an academic distinction bestowed upon those who effectively complete a predetermined set of coursework in what is often a science-based discipline. The MSc often enhances career opportunities as well as earning potential.

Students of finance learn about all aspects of money management. The field includes business investments and banking, personal money management, and accounting. Students may keep their education general, or may  choose to specialize early on in areas like personal financial planning or business accounting.

The people, language, and culture of the Netherlands is referred to as "Dutch". A modern European country today, Netherlands preserved its highly international character and is known for its liberal mentality. The Netherlands has many universities. The country has recently converted their own titles into the bachelor/master system. There are two types of universities: Academic (focussing more on theoretical knowledge, aka "Universiteit") or Applied Sciences (focussing more on practical knowledge, aka "Hogeschool")

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Executive MSc in International Finance (MIF): Finance and Technology

Amsterdam Business School
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months September 2018 Netherlands Amsterdam + 1 more

Technology is profoundly changing the finance industry as we know it, and with it, the skill set needed to succeed in the industry. This new track aims to bring together the two fields of finance and IT in order to enable you to understand how technology affects the finance industry of the future. [+]

Technology is profoundly changing the finance industry as we know it, and with it, the skill set needed to succeed in the industry. This new track aims to bring together the two fields of finance and IT in order to enable you to understand how technology affects the finance industry of the future.

You will receive a thorough finance education combined with comprehensive skills in programming, machine learning, and big data. In addition, you will learn how these concepts can be implemented in finance.

Target group

This track is suitable for professionals with minimum two years of experience in relevant fields.

If you have a minimum Bachelor's in Economics or Finance or technological background and seek to boost your career opportunities in the finance industry, this track is for you.... [-]


Executive MSc in International Finance (MIF): General track

Amsterdam Business School
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months September 2018 Netherlands Amsterdam + 1 more

Executive Master of International Finance program offers you the best skillset needed to excel in an international career as a Finance professional. We equip you with the knowledge needed to become a frontrunner in Finance. We research and apply the latest developments in the Finance industry like Fintech/Blockchain and Behavioural Finance. We foster critical thinking to prepare you for the next step in your career. All in keeping with Amsterdam's entrepreneurial spirit and independent thinking. [+]

Executive Master of International Finance program offers you the best skillset needed to excel in an international career as a Finance professional. We equip you with the knowledge needed to become a frontrunner in Finance. We research and apply the latest developments in the Finance industry like Fintech/Blockchain and Behavioural Finance. We foster critical thinking to prepare you for the next step in your career. All in keeping with Amsterdam's entrepreneurial spirit and independent thinking.

Credibility

Our MIF is internationally renowned, playing to ABS’s core strengths in corporate finance, banking, and asset management; 90% of our students are hired by top 100 firms before graduation. We are ranked #5 of worlds best International Masters in Finance according to recent Financial Times Ranking.... [-]


Master in Banking and Finance

Utrecht University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Utrecht

This MSc in Banking and Finance provides you with the knowledge, understanding, and skills necessary for a career in a variety of financial institutions and with a focus on banks, investment funds, and regulation. [+]

Financial markets play a key role in the current and future stability of firms, government bodies, states – and of course of the individual and society as a whole. If you want to make a positive impact on the future of international finance, the Master’s in Banking and Finance at Utrecht University School of Economics (U.S.E.) is the program for you. Based on Utrecht University’s research expertise, this multidisciplinary finance Master’s will show you the interplay of three fundamental factors: financial markets must be supervised effectively to function well; financial institutions – specifically banks – play a major part in the efficient functioning of these markets; and sustainability of financial solutions is an important aspect and requirement for a new generation of bankers and regulators. The Sustainable Finance Lab in Utrecht is at the heart of a national and international debate in Finance and is well integrated into this master specialization.... [-]


Master in Financial Management

Utrecht University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Utrecht

The Master’s in Financial Management is designed to provide you with the knowledge, understanding, and skills necessary for a professional career in international financial management. You will gain specialised knowledge, founded on the principles of finance and economics, that is highly relevant in practice. [+]

Today financial management operates in a highly complex, interconnected and fast-moving international arena. Organisational objectives have to integrate a wide variety of considerations, such as variations in global markets, long-term strategies, corporate social responsibility and stakeholder value; at the same time, short-term financial growth is desired and demanded. Are you interested in the challenge of becoming part of a new generation of financial professionals, who have the knowledge, mindset and skills to ‘future proof’ the financial management of large, SME and start-up businesses? Then the Master’s in Financial Management at Utrecht University School of Economics (U.S.E.) gives you a unique, multidisciplinary and international programme in which you will learn to understand not just a firm’s finances, but also how 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 (i.e. issuing shares and bonds), how to allocate capital (capital budgeting, operational budgeting), how to manage short-term resources (working capital management), how to deal with dividend policies, and how to align individual motives to organisational objectives (performance management, compensation systems). 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... [-]


MSc in Accounting, Auditing and Control - Specialisation in Accounting and Finance

Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

Do competences like analytical, inquisitive and meticulous best describe you? Do you want to combine your knack for numbers with managerial and research skills? The Accounting and Finance programme offers you the best practice-based academic foundation for a career in accounting and finance. [+]

MSc in Accounting, Auditing and Control - Specialisation in Accounting and Finance

Accounting and finance: the combination that will give you a headstart

Do competences like analytical, inquisitive and meticulous best describe you? Do you want to combine your knack for numbers with managerial and research skills? The Accounting and Finance programme offers you the best practice-based academic foundation for a career in accounting and finance.

This programme covers topics like Advanced IFRS, Accounting Process Management, Business Ethics and Financial Risk Management. In addition, you can select no less than two out of ten seminars with subjects ranging from corporate governance to behavioural and energy finance, followed by a thesis. By examining real-life issues, for example through empirical research, you will acquire an ‘all-round’ perspective on financial issues.... [-]


MSc in Econometrics and Management Science – Specialisation Business Analytics and Quantitative Marketing

Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

The profession of econometrics and management science involves doing quantitative analyses in order to solve problems faced by the government and businesses. Economic aspects usually play a major role in such problems. This study programme is mainly geared to teaching students the necessary economic theory and quantitative skills. [+]

MSc in Econometrics and Management Science – Specialisation Business Analytics and Quantitative Marketing

Using data science to retrieve hidden information

The need for quantitative support for operational and strategic decisions is ever-increasing. Do you want to help businesses understand their customers better and make smarter decisions? Are maths, statistics and econometrics your forte? Do data science and the use of advanced methods appeal to you? The Business Analytics and Quantitative Marketing programme focuses on the most creative side of data science: converting big data into knowledge, finding opportunities and predicting behaviour.

This challenging programme teaches you how to solve business problems from an econometric point of view, perform quantitative research by using and further developing state-of-the-art data-analysis methods and translate findings into actionable advice.... [-]


MSc in Econometrics and Management Science - Specialisation Quantitative Finance

Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

Do you have strong mathematical skills and do you want to put them to use in the world of finance? Are you looking forward to tackling global issues like the stability of the financial system and solve issues with regard to, for example, risk management and asset allocation? The Quantitative Finance programme covers all main areas of finance that require mathematical econometric techniques. [+]

MSc in Econometrics and Management Science – Specialisation Quantitative Finance

Finance looked at from an econometric angle

Do you have strong mathematical skills and do you want to put them to use in the world of finance? Are you looking forward to tackling global issues like the stability of the financial system and solve issues with regard to, for example, risk management and asset allocation? The Quantitative Finance programme covers all main areas of finance that require mathematical econometric techniques.

The programme is highly interactive and brought to you by practicing researchers that are involved in prestigious research projects and active advisors in the sector. Their teachings are based on the latest insights and focus on the econometric and quantitative skills to solve poignant financial issues, especially in areas like portfolio and risk management.... [-]


MSc Financial Economics: Banking (full-time)

Maastricht University, School of Business and Economics
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Maastricht

The Banking track offers you something that is broader than just asset pricing but narrower than investment. This track is unique in that there are very few other European institutions that offer it. [+]

MSc Financial Economics: Banking (full-time)

Banking isn’t just about high-street banks and credit cards. It’s also about investment banking, risk management for financial institutions, derivatives, the effects of monetary policy return on financial assets and their relationship to macroeconomic developments. The Banking track will cover all this and more, giving you the best start to your future career.

What will you learn?

Banking is about making the best financial decisions for your customers. So knowing your customers’ needs and forming relationships with them is the first step towards doing this. Only then will you be able to put into practice the quantitative and decision-making skills you will learn during your studies.... [-]


MSc Economics: Social Economics

Maastricht University, School of Business and Economics
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Maastricht

Are training and formal learning reflected in workers’ wages? Does more health information lead to better health? What are the effects of segregated neighbourhoods? Through the Social Economics track, you will ask questions relating to the cultural [+]

MSc Economics / Social Economics

Are training and formal learning reflected in workers’ wages? Does more health information lead to better health? What are the effects of segregated neighbourhoods? Through the Social Economics track, you will ask questions relating to the cultural and market forces that drive behaviours. You will then analyse these questions both theoretically and empirically in order to generate solutions. The track will provide you with a ‘toolkit’ through which you will be able to carry out empirical analysis. This will consist of three essential elements: economic theory, econometric tools, and ‘policy in practice’.Your thesis, optional internship and research can also be used to tackle real-life issues.... [-]


MSc Financial Economics: Asset Pricing (full-time)

Maastricht University, School of Business and Economics
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Maastricht

The Asset Pricing track will give you the tools to give the best advice to your future clients. [+]

MSc Financial Economics: Asset Pricing (full-time)

Asset Pricing combines economic theory, finance and econometrics. The financial employment market needs specialists who are familiar with all of these things. This is because individuals and businesses now have a huge range of choice as to what financial products they buy. They need advice from asset pricing specialists in order to make those choices. The Asset Pricing track will give you the tools to give the best advice to your future clients.

What will you learn?

You will learn how to make forecasts of financial trends in order to make better investment decisions. You will also be able to recognise, analyse and solve financial economic problems, in relation to the larger regulatory and economic environment in which they exist.... [-]


MSc Financial Economics: Financial Analysis (full-time)

Maastricht University, School of Business and Economics
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Maastricht

The Financial Analysis track brings four disciplines together – monetary economics, finance, econometrics and accounting – in an international environment. [+]

MSc Financial Economics: Financial Analysis (full-time)

The Financial Analysis track brings four disciplines together – monetary economics, finance, econometrics and accounting – in an international environment. This unique approach makes graduates of this track particularly attractive to employers of financial analysts. The Financial Analysis track aims to prepare you for further qualification as a Chartered Financial Analyst. However, the track is also suitable for anyone looking to gain international experience in making investment decisions and solving financial problems.

What will you learn?

Financial Analysis will give you the tools to make better investment decisions, either as a buy-side analyst or a sell-side analyst. You will also be able to recognise, analyse and solve financial economic problems, bearing in mind their macroeconomic implications.... [-]


MSc International Business: Finance

Maastricht University, School of Business and Economics
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2018 Netherlands Maastricht

The track covers essential topics such as corporate governance and risk management and introduces you to the investment industry and financial research methods. [+]

MSc International Business: Finance

Globalisation means that business is becoming ever more international. And as result so is finance. Today’s corporate managers are faced with a range of financial problems ranging from investment to salary issues that they need to be able to understand and manage. The Finance track will provide you with essential business skills and extensive financial knowledge to be able to operate in this global environment.

What will you learn?

Finance gives you a solid grounding in the financial processes that take place in today’s international businesses. The track covers essential topics such as corporate governance and risk management and introduces you to the investment industry and financial research methods.... [-]


MSc Econometrics and Operations Research: Actuarial Sciences (full-time)

Maastricht University, School of Business and Economics
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Maastricht

Actuarial Sciences is a 1-year, full-time programme and is taught entirely in English. Graduates will a master's degree in Econometrics and Operations Research with a specialisation in Actuarial Sciences. [+]

MSc Econometrics and Operations Research: Actuarial Sciences (full-time)

The role of actuaries is changing. Until recently, actuaries have concentrated on mitigating risk. Now, their role is broader and more proactive: they study market demand and manage return on investment, both in the short and long terms. To do this, they must take a balanced view of both assets and liabilities. The Actuarial Sciences track at Maastricht University is one of only three such studies in the Netherlands, putting it at the cutting edge of its field. Become a ‘financial engineer’: take Actuarial Sciences.

What will you learn?

Keys skills that you will learn include problem-solving and the ability to see those problems from more than one point of view. You will also learn how to communicate your opinions and solutions professionally and clearly in order to persuade others of your viewpoint.... [-]


MSc in Economic and Financial Research

Maastricht University, School of Business and Economics
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Netherlands Maastricht

How does Economic and Financial Research differ from many of the other master’s programmes on offer? Economic and Financial Research is one of two two-year research master’s programmes. The first year will offer you high-level courses in economics, while your second year will allow you to specialise. The content and [+]

MSc in Economic and Financial Research

How does Economic and Financial Research differ from many of the other master’s programmes on offer? Economic and Financial Research is one of two two-year research master’s programmes. The first year will offer you high-level courses in economics, while your second year will allow you to specialise. The content and scope of these courses adheres to the American standard, which will kick-start your successful career in research. It will also enable you to enrol for a PhD in the United States (or an American PhD offered elsewhere) or work internationally.

Research Assistant Grant

To lighten the financial burden of studying as well as to facilitate the transition from research master’s student to PhD candidate, Maastricht University School of Business and Economics offers Research Assistant positions for which you may receive a grant. You can apply for a Research Assistant position (and the grant) prior to the start of the second year of your MSc Economic and Financial Research.... [-]


MSc International Business: Marketing-Finance (full-time)

Maastricht University, School of Business and Economics
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Maastricht

By bringing the finance and marketing approaches together, this unique track shows how you can create an environment in which both financial performance and customer value can be integrated. [+]

MSc International Business: Marketing-Finance (full-time)

Finance often focuses on the ‘technical’ pre-conditions for the success of an organisation or financial product and ignores the ‘target’ from a marketing perspective, which focuses on stakeholder needs. By bringing the finance and marketing approaches together, this unique track shows how you can create an environment in which both financial performance and customer value can be integrated.

Outstanding resources

As a student following the Marketing-Finance track, you will benefit from the outstanding academic and teaching resources available at two of Maastricht University’s departments. Through a dynamic mix of theoretical courses and empirical projects, you will explore areas including financial decision-making, product development, relationship marketing and shareholder value.... [-]