Why this programme?

Why this programme?

The MSc in Finance & Investments deals with financial decision-making from a management perspective. Typical questions addressed in this field relate to financial decisions made by companies and investors, such as

  • How should a firm be optimally financed? 
  • What are value effects of major investment decisions, such as mergers and acquisitions? 
  • How do international financial markets operate? 

Practically-oriented, research-driven and internationally-focused, the MSc Finance & Investments is delivered by one of Europe’s most respected research teams, bringing you the latest theoretical sights by international faculty who are experts in their field. You will be given extensive opportunities to gain practical experience of real and simulated business environments: working and collaborating in diverse teams, conducting research, interacting with business leaders and experiencing foreign cultural settings. The programme has been designed to present theory and practice together. 

The latest theories and applications are covered in a research-driven curriculum, and a practice-based approach leads to a clear understanding of the most recent developments in practical financial decision-making. This is achieved through individual and group assignments of case studies and exercises, and exposure to guest speakers from the financial industry. You will also encounter leaders from the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. The programme includes skills training in proficiencies such as presentations and time management. 

RSM’s MSc Finance & Investment graduates enjoy advantages in the international job market thanks to the programme’s global scope and the reputation of its teaching faculty. Students can expect to be equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to pursue an international career in the financial arena. 

RSM is one of the few universities in the Benelux that has been awarded CFA Institute Programme Partner status. You will be able to prepare for the CFA exams whilst studying at RSM.