Master programs


The master Accountancy at Tilburg University is specialized study which gains in-depth (both practically and academically) knowledge and understandig of financial accounting, management control, and other related subjects, including coporate financial reporting and auditing. The master consist of two tracks: 

Professional track (RA/RC)
The professional track (RA/RC) focuses on the set-up and control of external reporting with additional core subjects in management accounting, auditing and accounting information systems. This track is the perfect preperation for a range of careers including auditing, tax consulting, management consulting or as controller. After finishing this program, you are admissable to several Post-Master programs. Here you can find more information about the program. More information about the Post-Master can be found here.

Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) track
The CFA track contains both accounting and finance courses to offer students the opportunity to acquier the prestigous CFA qualification (Chartered Financial Analysts Institute). During the track core accounting courses are combined with finance electives and can expect to be adequately prepared to sit the CFA exams upon completion of the program. Completing this program opens doors to start as a financial analyst and investment banker. More information about the program can be found here.


The master Finance at Tilburg University delivers a broad business knowledge and specialized expertise in both financial management and investment analysis. The program offers the latest thinking across the essentials of investments and corporate finance. Students learn to determine a firm´s cost of capital, plan mergers and acquisitions, bring companies to the stock exchange, restructure corporations, make portfolio investment decisions, quantify risks, and hedge them using various derivative instruments. The master has two tracks:

Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) track
This track offers you the concepts and principles that investment professionals around the world have deemed integral to global practice. The CFA program partnership signals to you and the marketplace that the MSc of Tilburg University is closely tied to professional practice, and that the courses in this track are the perfect preperation for the CFA exames. More information about the program can be found here.

Pensions, Aging and Retirement (Netspar) Track
Coping with aging population is one of the biggest challenges for the next decades, creating an urgent demand for professionals with the expertise to offer the right solutions. This track gives in-depth in the many financial issues related to an aging society. More information about the program can be found here.