Finance

Rijksuniversiteit Groningen

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What drives investment decisions of companies and investors and how should they finance their operations? Finance specialists know the answers.

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locatieGroningen
diplomaMSc
typeregulier, 60 EC
start1 februari, 1 september
taalvolledig English
opleidingsduur12 maanden voltijd
accreditatiesNVAO
croho-code60046
numerus fixusnee
honoursnee

**Joint 2nd place in best MSc Finance in the Netherlands - Higher Education Guide Masters 2018**

By choosing this Master, you acquire knowledge, understanding and skills required to analyse and evaluate real and complex financial problems of companies and institutions and to design solutions for these problems. This programme focuses on a critical analysis and assessment of key issues in corporate finance and portfolio management, combining an academic perspective with a practical orientation.

The programme allows you to specialise in a broad range of areas such as corporate valuation, derivatives, institutional investing, banking and insurance, corporate governance, responsible financing, and development finance.

You are also trained to develop the academic skills to analyse important questions in each of these areas. By analysing (applied) research questions in the field of finance you learn to analyse and solve complex financial problems encountered by companies, investors, governments and international organisations.

In addition you will develop professional skills such as giving public presentations, working in teams and building computer models for business decisions.

Waarom aan de RUG?

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.

Studieprogramma

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opbouwDuring 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.
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.
periode
Master's Thesis Finance
Research Methods in Finance
Five electives MSc Finance
Portfolio Theory
Corporate Finance

specialisaties

specialisatie Double Degree Master China and the World Economy

2 year Double Degree programme in Groningen and Fudan University Shanghai

specialisatie Double Degree Master Finance

What drives investment decisions of companies and investors and how should they finance their operations?

  • *Joint 2nd place in best MSc Finance in the Netherlands - Higher Education Guide Masters 2018**In this double degree programme, you obtain two masters at two renowned universities: MSc Finance from the University of Groningen (UG) and MSc Finance from Lund University School of Economics and Management (LUSEM). Both programmes are research driven. Yet, whereas the programme in Groningen is more practically oriented with courses such as company valuation, institutional investment management and banking, insurance and risk management, the programme at LUSEM goes deeper into theoretical modelling and applying econometric techniques.Once you have completed this double degree you will have academic knowledge and expertise in solving complex financial problems and understanding contemporary international literature in finance. You will learn how to apply this academic knowledge when you're analyzing new or unknown financial problems.

specialisatie Sustainable Society Focus Area

Focus your MSc on Sustainable Society and gain specialised knowledge in the field. There are two steps to the Sustainable Society Focus Area-

  1. complete two electives from a predetermined list 2) write and round off an MSc thesis on a sustainable society topic

specialisatie Finance & Development Focus Area

Focus your MSc on Finance and Development and gain specialised knowledge in the field. There are two steps to the Finance and Development Focus Area-

  1. complete two electives from a predetermined list 2) write and round off an MSc thesis on a finance and development topic

specialisatie Energy Focus Area

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

specialisatie Master Internship

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.

Onderwijs

taal van onderwijs100% en
onderwijsopzet54% zelfstudie
25% theorie
21% praktijk
avondonderwijsn.v.t.
afstandsonderwijsn.v.t.
onderwijsvormen
case study, literature study, colloquium, oral presentation, computer exercise, research, research project, research proposal, tutorial, lecture, working group, group assignment, group discussion, individual assignment, self study
study guidance
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.

Toelating en kosten

startmomenten

1 februari 2020

aanmelding deadline : 15 oktober 2019
wettelijk tarief : € 2143 (€1072 in het eerste jaar)
instellingstarief : € 14900
niet-EU/EER studenten : € 15000

1 september 2019

aanmelding deadline : 1 mei 2019
wettelijk tarief : € 2083 (€1042 in het eerste jaar)
instellingstarief : € 14650
niet-EU/EER studenten : € 14650

1 september 2020

aanmelding deadline : 1 mei 2020
wettelijk tarief : € 2143 (€1072 in het eerste jaar)
instellingstarief : € 14900
niet-EU/EER studenten : € 15000

toelatingseisen

vooropleiding
To be eligible for admission to this Master, you need to hold an academic Bachelor's or Master's degree from a research university in one of the following fields: Economics and Business Economics, Business Administration, Econometrics and Operations Research, Economics of Taxation, International Business and Technology Management (with additional requirements).

To assess whether your educational/academic background meets the specific programme requirements, we will consider the level and curriculum of your previous studies. For more information, please visit: https://www.rug.nl/feb/apply-msc.
If you have any questions concerning admission to this programme, please contact our Admissions Office: https://www.rug.nl/admissions.

studie kosten
bron: Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
bedrag kostenpost
€ 8000levensonderhoudper jaar
inbegrepen in collegegeld
examination
registration fee

estimated monthly costs

bron: Nibud
bedragkostenpost
303kamerhuur in Groningenrond het landelijk gemiddelde
22internet+tv
152boodschappen/kostgeld
32telefoon
117verzekeringen
172collegegeldop basis van € 2060 per jaar
80studieboeken en -spullen
29drinken/snoep/snacks
77uiterlijkkleding, kapper, schoenen
30contributies/abonnementen
132vrije tijdstappen, uit eten, vakantie
42vervoernaast de OV-kaart
45overig

€ 1171totale maandelijkse uitgaven landelijk gemiddelde is € 1181
Hiernaast staat een overzicht van de gemiddelde kosten die een uitwonende student heeft. Niet iedere student heeft met iedere kostenpost te maken. Het totaalgemiddelde is dus niet gelijk aan de optelsom van alle kostenposten.

Bekijk ook de uitgebreide toelichting: wat kost studeren?

Studenten en studentenleven

studentaantallen

184 studenten volgen deze opleiding
18% daarvan is vrouw
21 eerstejaars gestart in 2017
29% daarvan is vrouw
29331 studenten aan de Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
51% daarvan is vrouw
bron: StudieData

studievereniging

Risk
Risk is the study association for the financially interested students at the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Groningen.
Risk has set itself the goal to close the gap between theory and practice in the areas of Finance, Accountancy and Controlling, Management Accounting and Control, and International Financial Management. Risk also organises activities to enhance the contacts between its members, the academic personnel and businesses.
EBF
The Economics and Business Faculty association (EBF) is the faculty association for all students studying at the faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Groningen.
The EBF is your partner during your time in Groningen by organising events that support you with your studies and help you prepare for your future career.

Op kamers in Groningen

55216studenten studerend
31914studenten woonachtig   
€ 303gemiddelde kamerprijs
kamer betaalbaarheid
21 m2gemiddelde kameroppervlak
kamer beschikbaarheid
bron: Nationale Studenten Enquête

aan het woord: studenten en docenten

Olaf Schoenmaker
Business Controller at NN

Keuzehulp

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Studievergelijker

1/11 RUG
Finance
€ 303 gemiddelde kamerhuur
21 eerstejaars
28% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
2/11 RUG
DDM Finance
€ 303 gemiddelde kamerhuur
21 eerstejaars
28% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
3/11 Amsterdam UVA
Quantitative Finance
gemiddelde kamerhuur
29 eerstejaars
51% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
4/11 Amsterdam UVA
Banking and Regulation
€ 424 gemiddelde kamerhuur
29 eerstejaars
51% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
5/11 Amsterdam UVA
Asset Management
gemiddelde kamerhuur
29 eerstejaars
51% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
6/11 Amsterdam UVA
Quantitative Finance
€ 424 gemiddelde kamerhuur
29 eerstejaars
51% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
7/11 Amsterdam UVA
Finance
gemiddelde kamerhuur
189 eerstejaars
40% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
8/11 Amsterdam UVA
Real Estate Finance
€ 424 gemiddelde kamerhuur
29 eerstejaars
51% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
9/11 Amsterdam UVA
Corporate Finance
€ 424 gemiddelde kamerhuur
29 eerstejaars
51% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
10/11 Tilburg University
Finance
€ 253 gemiddelde kamerhuur
64 eerstejaars
40% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
11/11 Amsterdam VU
Finance
€ 424 gemiddelde kamerhuur
37 eerstejaars
37% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
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Feiten en / studie in cijfers

studentoordelen

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deze
opleiding
landelijk
algemeen oordeel4.04.1
inhoud4.04.0
docenten3.93.9
studiefaciliteiten3.93.8
studielast3.73.7
studiebegeleiding3.63.6
De Nationale Studenten Enquete is het grootschalige onderzoek van de overheid onder studenten in Nederland naar de kwaliteit van opleidingen aan hogescholen en universiteiten.
In 2017 hebben meer dan 280.000 studenten hun oordeel gegeven over hun studie en instelling.

Finance aan de Rijksuniversiteit Groningen is beoordeeld door 53 respondenten. Gemiddeld waarderen ze de opleiding met 4.0 uit 5.

Na de studie

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Beroepsperspectief / arbeidsmarkt

As a graduate of the MSc Finance you will be trained for positions in which you contribute as a specialist in finance to decision-making in private (multinational) companies and financial institutions, consultancy firms, (international) institutional organizations such as the IMF, World Bank, ECB, etc. and governmental institutions.

The curriculum of the programme offers you several options to develop a specific labour market orientation selecting specific sets of courses. You may focus on a career in corporate finance, investing, banking, or finance and development. Because all our programmes are EQUIS and AACSB accredited, a standard which only 1% of universities reach worldwide, your degree will be highly valued on the labour market.

FEB Career Services
To support you in developing your career and strengthen your employability skills, our FEB Career Services empowers you to achieve lifelong success through various career services during your studies. Check: FEB Career Services.



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