Finance: Asset Management (track)

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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.

  • Prepare for a career in asset management industry, banks, pension funds or consultants
  • benefit from studying at a faculty with major strengths in the world of finance
  • learn to build complex asset structures around the world

One master's programme, five tracks

The Master of Science Finance consists of four top-level academic specialisation tracks building on the strengths of the Finance Group:

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

Rankings and reputation

The Amsterdam Business School (ABS) at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) has an excellent reputation, with an international focus and many highly reputable researchers and lecturers. Read more about our rankings and reputation.

Degree programme
60 ECTS ECTS, 12 months
Language of instruction
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