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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Financial Management (MSc in Business Administration)

VU University Amsterdam, Graduate School of Economics and Business Administration
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Amsterdam

No business without financial management, no financing without a solid business case. [+]

The Financial Management specialization of the Master’s program in Business Administration at VU University Amsterdam will give you the tools and competencies you need for managing, controlling and financing business activities. Financial Management is crucial in all these areas and it plays a dominant role in the banking and insurance industries. As a student in the Master’s specialization in Financial Management, you will study corporate finance, accounting and financial markets (the three-pillar concept) in-depth. This comprehensive overview of the world of finance will give you a thorough understanding of its intricacies and it will give your career prospects a real boost.

Once you have completed these compulsory courses, you will have the option of choosing elective courses to help you even specialize further in either Finance and Accounting or Banking and Insurance. Once you have passed all the components of the Master’s program, you will be awarded the title of Master of Science in Business Administration with the specialization mentioned in your diploma supplement. This degree is recognized internationally. ... [-]


MSc in Finance

VU University Amsterdam, Graduate School of Economics and Business Administration
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Amsterdam

Obtain the knowledge and skills to kick-off your career as an expert in the financial sector. [+]

Learn what it takes to become a true expert in financial economics

If you are interested in gaining a better understanding of how financial management and financial markets work, the Master’s in Finance at VU University Amsterdam is an excellent place to start. This Master’s program provides conceptual frameworks and practical insight, both of which are vital to grasping how management and markets operate in the financial sector. The Master’s in Finance aims to educate you to become an expert in financial economics, employable in the corporate sector, financial industry, government sector and academia. The program’s learning outcomes correspond with the requirements set by the finance profession and academic community, both nationally and internationally. ... [-]


Duisenberg Honours Programme in Financial Markets & Regulation

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Amsterdam

The Duisenberg honours programme in Financial Markets & Regulation provides students with a broad perspective on how financial markets function. This programme combines the disciplines finance, accounting, law and regulation. The aim of the programme is to give you a firm grounding in these disciplines. [+]

The Duisenberg honours programme in Financial Markets & Regulation provides students with a broad perspective on how financial markets function. This programme combines the disciplines finance, accounting, law and regulation. The aim of the programme is to give you a firm grounding in these disciplines. This will enable you to make a quick start as an all-around finance professional. Multi-disciplinary trained finance professionals have a good position in the labour market. This honours programme is challenging because of extra disciplines, extra courses, extra challenging assignments and an extra leadership programme.

SPECIFIC ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

You must possess at least an accredited Bachelor’s degree (equivalent to a Dutch university Bachelor’s degree), including advanced courses in Corporate Finance, Financial Management, Financial Markets and Institutions, Business Statistics and Accounting. As this programme is selective above average performance in previous bachelor programme is required.... [-]


Master of Science in Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time 12 months September 2019 Netherlands Amsterdam

This programme is your ticket to excellent career prospects. Our alumni find employment working as a risk manager for a wide variety of institutions. Their career perspective is among the very best on the current labour market in terms of both satisfaction and benefits. [+]

This programme is your ticket to excellent career prospects. Our alumni find employment working as a risk manager for a wide variety of institutions. Their career perspective is among the very best on the current labour market in terms of both satisfaction and benefits. We offer the following two tracks:

Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance: general Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance: Quantitative Risk Management

Degree

After successful completion of this programme, you will receive an accredited Master’s degree in Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance, and the title Master of Science (MSc).

Rankings and reputation

The Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE) at the University of Amsterdam is an excellently ranked school with an international focus and highly rated researchers and lecturers. Read more about our rankings and reputation.... [-]


Master of Science in Finance: Real Estate Finance

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time 12 months September 2019 Netherlands Amsterdam

The Real Estate Finance track in the Master’s programme in Finance grants an in-depth understanding of real estate in the context of international finance. [+]

The Real Estate Finance track in the Master’s programme in Finance grants an in-depth understanding of real estate in the context of international finance. Those with ambitions in finance or investment management must know how to evaluate property investments against equity, fixed income and other financial derivative-types. The programme is also relevant for a career within the finance and real estate sectors in general. You will acquire the key applied, quantitative and conceptual skill sets needed to make complex decisions that are required in modern real estate finance and investment.

Prepare for a career in international finance or real estate agencies; benefit from studying at a faculty with major strengths in the world of finance; learn to understand and make substantial real estate decisions. One Master's programme, five tracks ... [-]

Master of Science in Finance: Quantitative Finance

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time 12 months September 2019 Netherlands Amsterdam

The Quantitative Finance track is for students in Finance with strong analytical skills and an interest in (Big) Data analysis and applications in Finance. [+]

The Quantitative Finance track is for students in Finance with strong analytical skills and an interest in (Big) Data analysis and applications in Finance. The skills and theory you’ll find here are highly relevant for finance disciplines such as risk management, asset management and investment banking. There is a large and growing demand for such analytical skills in the world of finance. Do you have a mind for mathematics and an interest in data-driven analysis applied to financial decision making? This may well be the track for you.

Become fluent in complex risk modelling for regulatory regimes like Basel III; understand and help develop the role of big data in finance; launch your career at a faculty with a good reputation in finance, big data and econometrics. One Master's programme, five tracks ... [-]

Master of Science in Finance: Corporate Finance

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time 12 months September 2019 Netherlands Amsterdam

Companies of any size continuously face financial decisions. The Corporate Finance track of the Master’s programme in Finance explores such decisions at length: from mergers & acquisitions structuring to restructuring from financial distress, from IPOs and seasoned equity offerings to capital structuring and valuation. [+]

Companies of any size continuously face financial decisions. The Corporate Finance track of the Master’s programme in Finance explores such decisions at length: from mergers & acquisitions structuring to restructuring from financial distress, from IPOs and seasoned equity offerings to capital structuring and valuation. Do you have a sharp mind and a fascination with numbers and governance? Do you see yourself working with a bank or a consultancy firm? Then this may be your track within the Finance master’s programme.

Prepare for a career in the financial, consulting or business world; learn to analyse complex financial decisions to uncover the underlying forces; benefit from studying in a faculty with major strengths in the world of finance. ... [-]

Master of Science in Finance: Asset Management

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time 12 months September 2019 Netherlands Amsterdam

How should institutional investors invest their clients’ money? How can pensions funds structure their investment portfolio to achieve optimal asset liability structures? Should you hedge currency risk? How do we price securities? What is the effect of high-frequency trading on financial markets? Asset management (or investment management) studies portfolios of assets, typically including stocks, bonds and cash, for individuals or companies. [+]

How should institutional investors invest their clients’ money? How can pensions funds structure their investment portfolio to achieve optimal asset liability structures? Should you hedge currency risk? How do we price securities? What is the effect of high-frequency trading on financial markets? Asset management (or investment management) studies portfolios of assets, typically including stocks, bonds and cash, for individuals or companies.

Would you like to work in an environment with professional investors such as mutual funds, pension funds or hedge funds? Are you interested in asset pricing and portfolio management? Then this track in the Finance Master’s programme may be the one for you.... [-]


Executive Master of Science in International Finance (MIF): Finance and Technology

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months September 2019 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 a minimum of 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.... [-]


Master of Science in Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance (Quantitative Risk Management)

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time 12 months September 2019 Netherlands Amsterdam

Do complex mathematical models of reality and chance thrill you? Do you wish to become a seasoned professional in risk management? Then the Quantitative Risk Management track is for you. This programme provides balanced and rigorous training in the financial and mathematical analysis of complex risk management and insurance issues. The MSc programme is unique in that it incorporates the latest international developments from fields such as financial and solvency risk management, regulation and supervision but also big data, market-consistent pricing and sustainability of pensions systems. [+]

Do complex mathematical models of reality and chance thrill you? Do you wish to become a seasoned professional in risk management? Then the Quantitative Risk Management track is for you. This programme provides balanced and rigorous training in the financial and mathematical analysis of complex risk management and insurance issues. The MSc programme is unique in that it incorporates the latest international developments from fields such as financial and solvency risk management, regulation and supervision but also big data, market-consistent pricing and sustainability of pensions systems.

Develop your expertise in financial and banking risk management both within and outside the insurance area. Customise your programme with an elective space of two specialisation modules. Hone your analytic skills with some of the sharpest minds in quantitative science and risk management from all over the world. ... [-]

Master of Science in Finance

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time 12 months September 2019 Netherlands Amsterdam

This 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. [+]

The MSc Finance concentrates on the many aspects of the financial field such as 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 financial career. Gain a deep understanding of financial decision making and markets by choosing one of the five tracks of this fascinating Master's programme and become a financial expert.

Prepare for a career in the financial or business world; benefit from studying in a faculty with major strengths in the world of finance. One Master's programme, five tracks

The Finance master’s programme consists of five top-level academic specialisation tracks that build on the strengths of the Finance Group:... [-]


Master of Science in Econometrics: Financial Econometrics

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time 12 months September 2019 Netherlands Amsterdam

The Master in Econometrics (MSc) at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) deals with statistical modelling, estimation and testing of economic models using economic and financial time series data. [+]

The Master in Econometrics (MSc) at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) deals with statistical modelling, estimation and testing of economic models using economic and financial time series data.

In the Financial Econometrics track of the Econometrics Master’s programme, you'll study the econometric techniques that have been developed for the analysis of financial markets. The programme teaches you about (multivariate) modelling of volatility, Value at Risk, and asset pricing. With an excellent teaching staff and a high regard for critical thought, you're sure to find challenging discussions, rewarding research and an overall unforgettable experience.

Familiarise yourself with the application of econometric techniques on empirical data; interpret the results from a financial perspective; become an expert in the complex mathematics of the financial economy. ... [-]

Executive Master of Science in International Finance (MIF)

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 years September 2019 Netherlands Amsterdam + 1 more

Executive Master of International Finance programme 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. [+]

Executive Master of International Finance programme 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 of Science in Stochastics and Financial Mathematics

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time 24 months September 2019 Netherlands Amsterdam

Stochastics examines phenomena in which chance plays a central role, such as election results, fluctuations in stock prices or molecular interactions in a living cell. It can be subdivided into statistics, probability theory and stochastic operations research. [+]

Stochastics examines phenomena in which chance plays a central role, such as election results, fluctuations in stock prices or molecular interactions in a living cell. It can be subdivided into statistics, probability theory and stochastic operations research. Financial mathematics is an important field in the application of stochastics which offers fascinating research possibilities. The Master's programme Stochastics and Financial Mathematics trains you in the full depth and breadth of these fields, in both theory and application.

There is a wide range of specialisations available, based on the many areas in which stochastics is applied, their scope and the challenging problems they pose. Both theoretically inclined and more practically oriented students can select specific courses to suit their personal interests.... [-]


Master of Science in Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance (General)

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time 12 months September 2019 Netherlands Amsterdam

The general track in the ASMF Master's programme provides an excellent grounding for your career as an actuary or risk manager. What makes this one-year programme unique is its range of courses, which incorporate all the latest international developments, - think of Big Data Science, Market-Consistent Pricing, Systemic Risk Modelling, and Behavioral Insurance and Finance - as well as the most up-to-date techniques, practices and insights you will need to begin your career. [+]

The general track in the ASMF Master's programme provides an excellent grounding for your career as an actuary or risk manager. What makes this one-year programme unique is its range of courses, which incorporate all the latest international developments, - think of Big Data Science, Market-Consistent Pricing, Systemic Risk Modelling, and Behavioral Insurance and Finance - as well as the most up-to-date techniques, practices and insights you will need to begin your career.

This track in brief

The University of Amsterdam has an exceptionally strong tradition in the Actuarial Science and Quantitative Risk Management domain that is unmatched in The Netherlands. Internationally leading experts conduct world-class research here; we pride ourselves in our strong links to and support from the insurance and financial institutions of the world.... [-]