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The MSc Finance concentrates on the many aspects of the financial field such as financial markets and the financial decision making of firms and investors.

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'UvA is well-connected to companies'

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Our programme provides you with the broad range of skills, the in-depth knowledge and the international expertise that you will need in your financial career. Gain a deep understanding of financial decision making and markets by choosing one of the five tracks of this fascinating Master's programme and become a financial expert.

  • Prepare for a career in the financial or business world;
  • benefit from studying in a faculty with major strengths in the world of finance.

One Master's programme, five tracks

The Finance master’s programme consists of five top-level academic specialisation tracks that build on the strengths of the Finance Group:

Business cases

Student Coen Binnerts and programme director Jeroen Ligterink about real-life business cases:

TomTom (audio, 1m 28sec)

Ernst&Young (audio, 43sec)

Netflix/Tesla (audio, 30sec)


After successful completion of this programme, you will receive an officially accredited Master’s 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 MSc
Mode Full-time
Credits 60 ECTS ECTS, 12 months
Language of instruction English
Accreditation EQUIS, AACSB
Starts in September
CROHO code 60046