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Finance modules

Finance modules are a great choice for finance professionals seeking continuing education. They are courses taught in the curriculum of our Executive MSc in International Finance (MIF) programme. The modules combine business relevance and academic rigour in unique ways – integrating the input of top academics, policy makers and key figures in the financial arena.

  • For whom?

    For whom?

    Advance your financial career with a Finance module by learning more about a specific part of finance or add new skills to your CV. Each module will give you a greater understanding of themes such as corporate finance, asset management, banking, quantitative finance, financial technology or new paradigms in the industry. All classes are on-campus, so you need to have a valid visa for the Netherlands to be able to attend.

  • How to apply

    You can apply for a Finance module if you have a recognised Bachelor's or Master's university degree in a related field and a minimum of 2 years relevant work experience. 

    The application deadline is always 2 weeks before the start of a module. Please note: the number of places per module is limited.

  • What will you learn?

    inance modules typically span 8 weeks. Most modules include 6 evening lectures, 1 study week and 1 exam week. 
    We offer 16 different modules in 5 areas of finance: 

  • Fees and discounts

    If you register for a Finance module for the first time, the fee is €3,000. If you are a returning module student, UvA alumnus or CFA/CAIA member, the fee is €2,700 per module. If you have completed our MIF programme or one of the MBAs, we will automatically apply the MIF/MBA alumni rate of €750 per module.

    The fee covers the Finance module, use of UvA facilities, university registration, materials and/or case studies provided by lecturers, and examination fees. The fee does not cover textbooks (if required).

    Tuition fees are VAT exempt and deductible from your income tax if you live and work in The Netherlands. For more information on tax deductions, please check the Dutch Taxation Office’s website.

  • Practical information


    Each participant who passes the exam with a sufficient grade will receive a certificate. Participants who wish to complete the full MSc in International Finance degree should note that Finance modules credits are valid for 5 years.

    Education points for professionals with additional finance qualifications

    CFA members: Continuing Education (CE) points

    CFA Society Netherlands has determined that completing a module qualifies you for 18 CE credit hours under the guidelines of the CFA Institute Continuing Education Program. CFA members, please log in directly on the CFA pages to record credits towards your continuing education.

    RA, RC, RE: Permanent Education (PE) hours

    For accountants and controllers, a total of 18 PE hours can be earned by taking a Finance module. Please indicate on the registration form if you are an RA, RC or RE.


If you have any questions regarding the Finance modules, please contact:

Madeleine Wolters
Sales and Recruitment Manager, Executive Programmes
T: +31 (0)20 525 4056
M/WhatsApp: +31 (0)6 1165 2044

Facts & Figures
Degree programme
Part-time, short-term, module
4 ECTS, 8 weeks
Language of instruction
Starts in
February, April, June, September, November