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Programma

  • 1 jaar

    All students of the MSc Finance take the Research Methods in Finance Course, a course in quantitative research in finance that focuses on the knowledge and techniques that are necessary to conduct a research project in finance. As such, it provides a good background for the final research project, i.e. writing a master's thesis of 20 ECs. Students also take the courses Corporate Finance and Portfolio Theory as mandatory courses.

    Next to these three mandatory courses, the MSc Finance offers eight elective courses from which you choose four. Finally you may choose one course outside the Finance domain.

    You will have advanced knowledge in a selected number of specific sub-fields in finance, such as derivative instruments, corporate finance, corporate valuation, responsible finance and investment, banking and insurance, portfolio theory, institutional investment management, corporate governance, behavioral finance, and finance and development.

    All students of the MSc Finance take the Research Methods in Finance Course, a course in quantitative research in finance that focuses on the knowledge and techniques that are necessary to conduct a research project in finance. As such, it provides a good background for the final research project, i.e. writing a master's thesis of 20 ECs. Students also take the courses Corporate Finance and Portfolio Theory as mandatory courses.

    Next to these three mandatory courses, the MSc Finance offers eight elective courses from which you choose four. Finally you may choose one course outside the Finance domain.

    You will have advanced knowledge in a selected number of specific sub-fields in finance, such as derivative instruments, corporate finance, corporate valuation, responsible finance and investment, banking and insurance, portfolio theory, institutional investment management, corporate governance, behavioral finance, and finance and development.

Programma-opties

  • Health Economics Focus Area (specialisatie)

    Focus your MSc on Health Economics and open up extra career opportunities. There are two steps to the Healthcare Management Focus Area-

    1) complete two of four chosen electives 2) write and round off an MSc thesis on a healthcare management topic

  • Double Degree Master China and the World Economy (specialisatie)

    2 year Double Degree programme in Groningen and Fudan University Shanghai

  • Energy Focus Area (specialisatie)

    Focus your MSc on Energy and open up extra career opportunities. There are two steps to the Energy Focus Area-

    1) complete two of four chosen electives 2) write and round off an MSc thesis on an energy topic

  • Master Internship (specialisatie)

    Opportunity for an internship between February and June. You will be rewarded 15 ECTS on top of your programme. Your thesis will be postponed to the first semester of your next study year.

Opbouw programma

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Corporate Finance (5 EC)
Five electives MSc Finance (25 EC)
Master's Thesis Finance (20 EC)
Portfolio Theory (5 EC)
Research Methods in Finance (5 EC)

During the programme, you will develop both academic and professional skills. With respect to academic skills, the programme focuses on collecting and analysing data, planning and designing a research project and academic writing. Examples of professional skills are computer model building for business decisions, presenting in public, identifying and analysing problems and working in teams.

Check for in-depth info on all courses: https://www.rug.nl/ocasys/rug/vak/showpos?opleiding=5250

During the programme, you will develop both academic and professional skills. With respect to academic skills, the programme focuses on collecting and analysing data, planning and designing a research project and academic writing. Examples of professional skills are computer model building for business decisions, presenting in public, identifying and analysing problems and working in teams.

Check for in-depth info on all courses: https://www.rug.nl/ocasys/rug/vak/showpos?opleiding=5250

Studeren in het buitenland

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Waarom in Groningen?

Finance offers both an academic and a hands-on approach. There is a broad range of courses in corporate finance and asset management and there is great flexibility to choose your own content of the programme that fits your interests and to specialise in issues related to corporate valuation, and banking and risk management. Besides, it is an international accredited programme, ensuring a high quality education that according to the AACSB standard only 1% of universities worldwide meet.

Finance offers both an academic and a hands-on approach. There is a broad range of courses in corporate finance and asset management and there is great flexibility to choose your own content of the programme that fits your interests and to specialise in issues related to corporate valuation, and banking and risk management. Besides, it is an international accredited programme, ensuring a high quality education that according to the AACSB standard only 1% of universities worldwide meet.

Studying means working independently and planning your studies yourself. But successful studying depends on many different factors, so it is understandable that you may need to consult an impartial expert to discuss your study progress and personal circumstances that influence your studies. The faculty's study advisors are available to help you. Obviously, everything discussed with the study advisor remains confidential.

Studying means working independently and planning your studies yourself. But successful studying depends on many different factors, so it is understandable that you may need to consult an impartial expert to discuss your study progress and personal circumstances that influence your studies. The faculty's study advisors are available to help you. Obviously, everything discussed with the study advisor remains confidential.

  • Testimonial van Marloes Beijen

    I found the whole idea of the MSc very enticing

    Following my BSc in Economics and Management I started my MSc in Finance this year. The programme offers more than just statistics. It also looks at theoretical aspects, for example the structure and valuation of companies. You learn how industry really works.

    I found the whole idea very enticing. I could have opted for the MSc in Risk & Portfolio Management, but I decided it was too specialized. RPM is particularly interesting if you want to focus more on portfolio investments. The MSc programme is a lot more demanding than the BSc: you need to work hard to do it in one year. What I particularly like is the fact that you can now specialize in the area that you are good at. The optional subjects allow you to decide which way to go. For example, I opted for a subject that revolves around analyzing banking risks. My ambition is to work in a particular financial post, and eventually I hope to find a job with a bank.

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    – Marloes Beijen
  • Testimonial van Lisa Veldwiesch

    "Despite my interest in finance I started in a management job as I am currently a 'Retail Talent' at Ahold."

    "This Master's programme provides you with an optimal mix of theoretical and practical knowledge and therefore gives you excellent exit options after your studies. The MSc in Finance is known as a challenging programme that is highly valued by the labour market. Besides my studies I was involved in organizing several finance-related events for the RISK financial study association and took part in the RISK investment team.

    Despite my interest in finance I started in a management job as I am currently a 'Retail Talent' at Ahold. In spite of no direct link between my studies and my current job I am sure that my background in Finance will in one way or another be of value to me and Albert Heijn. Without a doubt, I would make the same choice if I had to choose again."

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    – Lisa Veldwiesch
  • Opleidingsvideo

    Finance is a major field of study within the Faculty of Economics and Business. This Master's degree programme provides you with broad expertise in the financial and economic aspects of business economics at an academic level. Choose Finance if you feel at home in a challenging, global and ever-changing environment. You have an analytical mind, but also like to put your analytical expertise into practice..

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    – Opleidingsvideo
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