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Start your financial career with the MSc in Finance at the Amsterdam Business School. With this programme you will gain a deep understanding of financial decision-making and markets. We will train you in a broad range of skills to take with you to your first employer. Choose one of 7 tracks and focus on the field that interests you most. Or consider our dual track in Finance and Real Estate Finance or our Duisenberg honours track in Corporate Finance and Banking and Regulation.

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How to apply

Top-5 reasons to study Finance at Amsterdam Business School

  1. Internationally recognised MSc title
    Earning your MSc at the Amsterdam Business School means that you have studied at one of the best business schools in the world. We belong to the 1% of business schools worldwide that are Triple Crown accredited.
  2. Create your own MSc programme
    Explore the field that interests you most: choose from 7 top-level academic specialisation tracks, take specific courses and work on real-life cases with like-minded fellow students.
  3. Benefit from an international environment
    Both your fellow-students as your teachers come from all over the world. Our international team of academics offers you their international experience, knowledge and industry practice to take with you on your career journey.  
  4. Connect with the financial industry
    How about a guest lecture from the president of the Dutch National Bank? Be inspired and challenged by top-academics and enthusiastic experts and leaders working in the financial industry. 
  5. Highly recommended by our students
    Students highly appreciate Amsterdam’s historic, open and international character. Also they find many opportunities to connect with the international financial sector.

'UvA has good corporate contacts'

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One MSc programme, 7 tracks

Become an expert in your specialist field of choice (track) and learn how to collaborate with team members from other disciplines and countries in an international setting.

Develop your academic skills and insights and your capacity to solve real-life business problems. Our close collaboration with leading international companies in finance will help you grow, both academically and professionally. 

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Career options

Salaries for UvA MSc Finance graduates are the highest of any discipline (SEO Amsterdam Economics, 2018).

Average time to find a job after graduation: 3 months
Average starting salary: €2.900 – €3.800

Graduates can be found in a wide variety of private and public organisations, such as: 

  • financial institutions
  • commercial organisations
  • consultancies
  • government agencies
  • NGOs

More about career prospects

Is this Master’s in Finance for you?

It will be no surprise that a successful career in finance depends on more than just good grades. If you have a natural interest in finance, are analytically strong and have interpersonal and problem-solving skills, you will definitely get the most out of the MSc in Finance. An interest and talent for data science can also be a big plus, since like in almost every industry, the power of data management becomes increasingly important. 

Check out the entry requirements

Finance
Degree programme MSc
Mode Full-time
Credits 60 ECTS ECTS, 12 months
Language of instruction English
Accreditation EQUIS, AACSB
Starts in September
CROHO code 60046