Master's in Banking and Finance

Master's in Banking and Finance

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Start Date

End Date

Program Duration

12 Months

Application Deadline

Type

Master's programs

Certifications & Titles

60 Credits

Study Options

Full Time

Fees

Regular fees: 2143 EUR

International Fees : 17078 EUR

Comment:

There are a few situations in which the required tuition fee differs from the fees mentioned above. Visit University page for more information

Funding Options

Utrecht Excellence Scholarships, Bright Minds Fellowships, Holland Scholarships, Orange Tulip, Utrecht Sylff Scholarships, etc.

 


ABOUT THE PROGRAM

Based on Utrecht University’s research expertise, this unique and state-of-the-art Finance Master’s gives you a deep understanding of the interaction between the economic environment, economic policy, financial markets and financial institutions. 

CONTENT OF THE PROGRAMME

In the Master in Banking and Finance you will focus on:

  • investment banking in international financial markets
  • regulation of banks and other financial institutions worldwide
  • central bank policies and commercial banks’ strategic allocation, funding and investment decisions
  • risk management and the sustainability of financial systems and investments.

CFA UNIVERSITY AFFILIATED PROGRAM

 

CFA Utrecht University

 

The MSc programme in Banking and Finance is part of the CFA Institute® University Affiliation Programme. As such, this Master’s programme is a good choice for students interested in enrolling in the CFA Programme and obtaining the CFA charter, the designation of excellence in the investment community. U.S.E. can offer scholarships to outstanding master students to undertake CFA exams at a special price.

PROGRAMME OBJECTIVES

This MSc in Banking and Finance provides you with:

  • the knowledge, understanding, and skills necessary for a career in Finance;
  • the opportunity to specialise in fields like investment banking and financial regulation;
  • a chance to develop quantitative and coding skills and learn how to use them in financial applications;
  • the opportunity to apply theory in practice with real-world case studies, research projects based on your interests, theses internships, and career events;
  • the opportunity to take part in debates in the Sustainable Finance Lab (SFL) and in the European Centre for Alternative Finance (ECAF), both of which are hosted at U.S.E..

Do you want to know if you are eligible for this Master?

Check the entry requirements and apply here


CAREER PROSPECTS

Upon completion of the MSc in Banking and Finance you are prepared for a wide range of positions in (international) financial institutions: central and commercial banks, consulting firms, investment funds, hedge funds, insurance firms, pension funds or financial market regulators. Read more about possible career prospects.


WHY STUDY IN UTRECHT

  • A real world perspective: real-life economic situattions, international community, experienced professionals. By working alongside individuals with real world experience, you will not only build up a solid knowledge base in your area of study, but you will also build on your professional network and gain an insider’s view into professional practice.
  • You will be studying at one of the world's top universities: The Shanghai Ranking places UU as the top university in the Netherlands, 13th in Europe, and 47th in the world.
  • Top facilities in a beautiful historic city: You will have access to a wide range of high-quality facilities such as Wi-Fi, cross-campus library access, and online access to academic books, journals, and databases.
  • Active student association with a variety of student activities: from social gatherings to field trips and guest lectures, and every year, the study association hosts an annual career event and scientific conference, where you can speak with – and get noticed by – representatives from many major international companies.

Read more here


APPLICATION PROCEDURE

It is recommended to have a BSc of a research University in Economics or Economics and Business Economics, with substantial quantitative background, preferably with some degree of specialisation in Banking and Finance.

Students with other university Bachelor’s degrees must have knowledge in the following fields:

  • Microeconomics
  • Mathematics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Corporate Finance
  • Econometrics or Advanced Statistics

The admission and application requires varies depending on your nationality and institution where you obtained your previous degree. Enter to this page to check the specific requirements for your specific case

Do you want to know if you are eligible for this Master?

Check the entry requirements and apply here

 

More Information

Posted on

Start Date

End Date

Program Duration

12 Months

Application Deadline

Type

Master's programs

Certifications & Titles

60 Credits

Study Options

Full Time

Fees

Regular fees: 2143 EUR

International Fees : 17078 EUR

Comment:

There are a few situations in which the required tuition fee differs from the fees mentioned above. Visit University page for more information

Funding Options

Utrecht Excellence Scholarships, Bright Minds Fellowships, Holland Scholarships, Orange Tulip, Utrecht Sylff Scholarships, etc.

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