A completed Bachelor's degree in Economics or a closely-related discipline from a research university.
You should have studied courses in the following topics:
- Econometrics and/or Methods in Empirical Analysis
- Corporate Finance
- Management Accounting and Control
- Investment Management
- Financial Accounting and Reporting
- Multinational Finance
A proficiency in English
In order to take part in this programme, you need to have fluency in both written and spoken English.This requirement has been satisfied when the student meets one of the following conditions:
- Has successfully completed a three-year Bachelor's programme at a Dutch university.
- Is a citizen of Australia, Canada (with exception of Quebec), Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom, or the United States of America.
- Has successfully completed a Bachelor's programme that was taught completely in the English language in one of the following countries: EU/EEA-countries, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United States of America.
- Has successfully completed a Master's programme from a Dutch university of applied sciences (HBO).
All other students need one of the following certificates (TOEFL and IELTS certificates may not be older than two years).
- A TOEFL score of ≥90, with subscores not lower than 18
- A IELTS score of ≥6.5, with subscores not lower than 6.0
- Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE) or Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) with a mark of C or higher
A letter of motivation
In this letter of motivation (max 2 pages) you should explain why you want to attend this programme and why you think you are suited for this programme.
Months of entry
The scientific Master's specialisation in Corporate Finance and Control aims at providing students with the necessary knowledge and skill set to become professional and successful financial managers in multinational corporations. The masters program provides students with ‘state of the art' scientific and practical knowledge in corporate finance and financial accounting, focusing on all important aspects that deal with the financial management of a multinational firm. The topics include international financial accounting and reporting; firm valuation and financing (for example, in cross-border mergers and acquisitions); or the management of risk in an international environment.
You will be confronted with practical business cases as well as the latest developments in the scientific discipline. The program also integrates institutional and behavioral aspects of Finance, which is, together with its focus on multinational topics, special to this master program in Nijmegen.
What will you learn?
- Get a thorough understanding of state-of-the-art corporate finance along with modern institutional and behavioural insights
- Gain theoretical knowledge in topics such as international accounting and reporting methods, corporate finance and governance and risk management
- Get valuable experience designing, conducting and presenting your own research
Graduates from this programme are well equipped for a variety of careers:
- Corporate financial managers
- Financial controllers
- Consultants in financial accounting and corporate finance
- Financial analysts
- Investment managers
- General managers with a background in corporate finance and financial accounting
*This is an specialisation of the Master's in Economics.
To apply for this course, please contact us by e-mail.
Learn more via the Radboud University contact form.
Fees and funding
There are various scholarships available for studying at Radboud University. Some of the opportunities are described below. A full list, including detailed information, can be found on our scholarships and grants page at our website.
Radboud Scholarship Programme
Open to a select number of excellent international students. Instead of the institutional tuition fees, non-EEA students pay the legal tuition fees (€2,143). Visa and residence permit costs, liability insurance and health insurance are also covered.
Orange Tulip Scholarship
Open to students from Brazil, Mexico, Russia, Indonesia, South-Korea, Vietnam, Thailand, and China. Instead of the institutional tuition fees, non-EEA students pay the legal tuition fees (€2,143). Visa and residence permit costs, liability insurance and health insurance are also covered.
Open to excellent American students. The grant will be paid in 12 monthly instalments of 1,050 euros. International travel and the cost of the residence permit will be covered, and an extra allowance of €1150 will be paid on arrival.
Sino-Dutch Bilateral Exchange Scholarship
Open to excellent students from China. Consists of a contribution of € 16,113 towards the total costs of one year of study or research in the Netherlands.
Aimed at lecturers at higher education institutions in Indonesia who wish to pursue a PhD or Master's at a university in the Netherlands. A DIKTI scholarship includes allowances for living expenses, insurance, travel costs, tuition fees and more.
Indonesian Education Scholarship (LPDP)
Open to excellent Indonesian students under the age of 35. Involves a full scholarship.
Holland Scholarship Programme
Open to excellent students from Canada, America, India and Turkey. Scholarship consists of 5,000 euros payed at the start of study.
Dutch Student Finance
EU/EEA students and Swiss students under 30 years of age are eligible if they are working at least 56 hours per month in the Netherlands, or have been living in the Netherlands for five years or more. Dutch student finance consists of four components: a basic grant, a supplementary grant (depending on the parental income), a student travel product, and a loan.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
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