Leading academics and senior experts from the industry will ensure that you get to grips with the three key areas of financial management – corporate finance, the financial sector and accounting – from the perspective of both non-financial corporates and financial institutions. If you have the drive and ambition to become a new-generation CFO, the Master’s in Financial Management is an ideal place to start.
The The Master’s in Business Administration - Financial Management at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam connects the internal business functions of the firm – investment decisions, financing decisions, and financial reporting – with financial markets and its institutions. The Financial Management programme is structured with these key elements in mind. The three central strands – Corporate Finance, Accounting and the Financial Sector – run throughout the programme’s core and its electives.
The programme offers the possibility to specialize towards three sub-disciplines. The sub-disciplines Corporate Finance and Accounting focus on the financial management function in organizations, executed by professionals like Corporate Financial Officers (CFO's), Management Accountants, Financial Specialists or Financial Directors.
It brings together all the topics relevant for the effective execution of the finance function like financial reporting, management control, treasury, corporate governance and auditing. These sub-specializations offer a wide spectrum of relevant knowledge areas for the financial manager across the disciplines corporate finance and accounting, emphasizing the business administration programme's integrated approach.
Entering the job market
As the specializations you can choose in our programme are diverse, so are the job opportunities that open up to you after graduating. A huge percentage of our graduates have either a job before they finish the programme or within a few months of graduating. Our graduates have gone on to a wide variety of jobs: from recruiters, consultants and change managers to business analysts and project managers. In the long term however, all our graduates our equipped with the skills to thrive in whatever profession they have chosen.
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- Personal Development for Finance Professionals
- Thesis MSc Business Administration: Financial Management
- Advanced Corporate Financial Management
- Advanced Finance, Banking and Insurance
- Financial Data Decision Analysis
- Research Seminar FM
- Advanced Financial Accounting
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- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Copy of your valid passport or ID (only for EU citizens)
- Curriculum Vitae
- Motivation letter
- Transcript of records
- A description of the courses you have taken during your previous higher education, that are relevant with respect to the ‘admission requirements (with an international degree)’.
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International16830 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16830 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
EU/EEA2209 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2209 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
Living costs for Amsterdam
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.