|Study location||Netherlands, Rotterdam|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||€11,000.00 per year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
A Bachelor Degree with a relevant subject. Students who have graduated from an NVAO approved Bachelor Programme are required to have an average score of at least 6.0.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in any language
IELTS: 6.5 (with maximum 2 subscores of 6.0)
At least 1 reference(s) should be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
- We advise you to make sure you have an authenticated birth certificate ready, as you may also need it for formalities upon arrival in Holland.
The goal of any enterprise is to create value for its stakeholders. In times of increasing risks it is crucial to take the right investment decisions, financial decisions and dividend decisions.
A financial manager has to know how risk is defined, what the links are between risk and the opportunity costs of capital, and he/she can cope with risk in practical situations. In order to be accepted, projects need to show a positive net present value, and thus increase the firm’s value. Another question is how dividend policy affects a firm’s value. Dividend decisions are often mixed up with investment and financing decisions, but dividend policy should be isolated from other problems of financial management. The choice of capital structure is fundamentally a marketing problem: the firm can issue dozens of securities in countless combinations, but it attempts to find the particular combination of equity and debt that maximises the firm’s overall value. The financial courses provides insight, knowledge and analytical skills related to how a corporation’s senior executives design and implement the ongoing management systems that are used to plan and control the firm’s performance.
This Master programme is built on three pillars: the educational programme, the research programme and the personal development programme. The educational programme provides a profound knowledge of the necessary theories and frameworks and apply theory to practice. The research programme prepares the student for academic research. In the personal development programme students reflect on themselves and the programme, in order to gain an understanding of their personal growth in the study programme
The curriculum of the Master programme consists of core modules, specialisation modules and elective modules. This design was adopted to create the combination of knowledge, skills and competencies that all professionals in the business field must have.
The first three blocks of the study programme start with a combination of core modules and specialisation modules. The core modules, which focus on management and research, provide the solid foundation of the Master Degree. The core modules are: Organisational Behaviour, Organisational Architecture, Business Ethics and Politics, Management of Technology, Critical thinking and Argument Analysis, and Research Methodology. The specialisation modules focus on key topics in the specialisation.
Master in Finance and Accounting Graduates perform successfully in such fields as:
- Translating external developments to internal business processes;
- Providing support for decisions about critical financial issues;
- Analysing the financial performance of the organisation as a whole and of ‘business unites’;
- Implementing up-to-date costing systems and allocating decision rights;
- Developing a conceptual framework for providing accounting information to investors and creditors