Taught course

Corporate Finance and Control (specialisation)

Radboud University · Nijmegen School of Management

Entry requirements

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:

  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • 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 the conditions, listed on our website.

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


Course content

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

Career prospects

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.

If you have any questions, email us here: study-information@ru.nl

Learn more via the Radboud University contact form.

Fees and funding

UK students
€ 17,470
International students
EU € 2,530 p/a Non EU € 17,470 p/a

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 website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Study Information