Course Structure




Program Structure Description


In the Fall Term (from September to January), students take the preliminary courses in Mathematics and Statistics, and the core courses in Econometrics, Derivatives and Coding for Financial Application.

In the Spring Term (from February to June), students take the core courses in Corporate Finance, Financial Econometrics, Empirical Banking, Theory of Finance and Time Series.


In the Fall Term students take the courses on Asset Management, Asset Pricing, and Legal Theory and Ethics of Business.

In the Spring Term students take the optional courses and focus on the thesis.

Students are encouraged to attend internships or summer schools for which the MSc Committee may assign some extra credits. Examples of activities followed by our students in the past include trading games (Stock Trak and  CFA Fund Management Challenge), the Econometric Game (University of Amsterdam) and the ARPM bootcamp (New York University).

Past Program Structures:

Program Structure a.y. 2016/2017

Program Structure a.y. 2015/2016

Program Structure a.y. 2014/2015


The document "MSc in Finance and Banking Program Rules" is under revision. It will be available here very soon.