M.Sc. On Campus

Corporate Finance (Finance)

University of Amsterdam

12 months
17295 EUR/year
2168 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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In the Corporate Finance (Finance) programme of the University of Amsterdam you learn to analyse complex financial decisions to uncover the underlying forces and help organisations set their strategies. This track is one of 6 tracks you can opt for in our Master's in Finance.


Help organisations with financial decision-making

Companies of any size continuously face financial decisions. The oft-stated primary goal of corporations is to maximise returns for its shareholders, but getting there involves thousands of possibilities. During the Corporate Finance (Finance) programme of the University of Amsterdam you explore such decisions at length. You will gain insight in the framework for corporate financial decision-making related to capital structure, valuation, funding, corporate restructuring (mergers and acquisitions) and corporate governance.

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 is your track within the Finance master’s programme.

Career prospects

Graduates of the Master's in Finance/Corporate Finance track have excellent job prospects for positions as financial analyst, investment banker, consultant, controller, CFO, treasurer, financial director and financial expert with Dutch and international companies, such as:

  • Philips 
  • ING
  • ABN AMRO Bank
  • McKinseyPWC

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Financial Markets
  • Corporate Governance
  • Applied Financial Econometrics
  • Empirical Methods in Finance
  • Ethics and Professional Skills in Finance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
155 (quantitative)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An academic Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Finance, or a degree in Business Economics, Economics or Business Administration with a specialisation in Finance or Real Estate Finance
  • Eligible candidates must have at least 15 ECTS of: courses in finance. This should include: Investments, Corporate Finance, and Derivatives. Courses in econometrics (2nd or 3rd year course)
  • Applicants with Bachelor's degrees in other areas must additionally have proven knowledge of: microeconomics, macroeconomics, accounting, mathematics and statistics at foundation-year level
  • English language proficiency
  • GMAT or GRE scores
  • Upload a motivation letter and show personal initiative

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17295 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 17295 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2168 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2168 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Amsterdam

1000 - 1500 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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