12 months
15100 EUR/year
2253 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Aspire to a career at the top of the financial world the Master in Finance at Tilburg University provides broad business knowledge and specialized expertise in both financial management and investment analysis: a first rate preparation for students seeking a career at the top of the world of finance. 

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The Finance program at Tilburg University provides you with the latest developments in investments and corporate finance. You will learn how to determine a firm's cost of capital, how to plan mergers and acquisitions, get companies listed on the stock market, restructure corporations, make portfolio investment decisions, quantify risks, and hedge them using various derivative instruments.

Finance in short

Obtain a solid foundation in the principles and practice of finance. 

  • Apply the latest theoretical concepts from scientific literature to real-world cases during assignments, simulation games and group discussions in class. 
  • Specialize in either corporate finance or investment analysis through a wide selection of elective courses, and by choice of your Master's thesis topic. Other tracks to specialize:
    • Finance: CFA - Learn the concepts and principles that investment professionals around the world find important and integral to global practice.
    • Sustainable Finance - Become a financial expert with a heart for the environment and society. You will learn how sustainability issues change the concept of finance.
  • The program is taught by teachers with very good teaching evaluations. The teachers are some of the world's leading finance academics. Many teachers in the program have been awarded Excellent Teacher awards. 
  • The Master's program in Finance is CFA accredited and is ranked in the Global Masters in Finance Ranking by the Financial Times. 

Career prospects

As a Master of Science in Finance you are equipped with a broad knowledge framework in business and specialized knowledge in financial management or investment analysis - a highly attractive profile for companies, banks and consultancy agencies.

Graduates started for example as:

  • Consultant at the valuation and business modeling team at EY
  • Consultant at First Dutch Advisory

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Empirical Methods in Finance
  • Investment Analysis
  • Corporate Governance & Social Responsibility 
  • Asset Allocation & Sustainable Investing 
  • Corporate Valuation, Restructuring and M&A's
  • Derivative Securities
  • Global Banking
  • The Economics and Finance of Pensions
    • Entrepreneurial Finance
    • Financial Statement Analysis & Valuation
    • Fixed Income Analysis
    • Data Science Methods in Finance
    • Sustainable Finance & Value Creation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT




On Campus

Academic requirements

GMAT admission requirements GMAT

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

You must have a solid academic basis in the following areas in order to qualify for the Master's in Finance:

  • Mathematics and Statistics 
  • Economics 
  • Management or Marketing 
  • Accounting 
  • Finance
  • Academic training
  • It is compulsory for this program to submit your GMAT score.
  • You need to demonstrate proficiency in English

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15100 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15100 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2253 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2253 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Tilburg

700 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

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


Partner Scholarships Tilburg School of Economics and Management (TiSEM)
  • Tuition fee waiver (25%) for non-EU students of non-EU partner universities of the Tilburg School of Economics and Management.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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