MSc Finance, Risk Management track

MSc Finance, Risk Management track

The MSc Finance, Risk Management programme will integrate into the Honours Programme of the VU University. If you are interested in pursuing this programme at the VU University, please contact Stéphanie Catz, Marjolein Paap, Olga van Rijn and Marloes Theus via Academic-Advisor.feweb@vu.nl (for Dutch degree students), or Floris Korbee and Leanne Schrijver via Admissionsfeba@vu.nl

This programme will no longer be available at Duisenberg school of finance. The below mentioned information refers to the former programme at Duisenberg school of finance, and does NOT reflect the programme at the VU University.

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The MSc Finance, Risk Management track at Duisenberg school of finance was one of the first full-time Risk Management programmes in the world. The track was designed to innovate risk management procedures, revise supervisory practices and improve the handling of systemic risk. The track is based on educating you in measure theory, stochastic processes, pricing of the options, derivatives and hedging. The Risk Management courses included in this track have covered Credit Risk Management and Market Risk Management, both specialties of the school.

Programme Outline

August

  • Advanced Computational Bootcamp
  • Programming
  • Statistics and Econometrics Refresher

September – October

  • Duisenberg Leadership Programme: Marketing Yourself, Financial Systems and Regulation
  • Advanced Econometric Methods
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Measure Theory and Stochastic Processes

November – January

  • Duisenberg Leadership Programme: Marketing Yourself, Ethics in Finance, International Corporate Governance
  • Asset Pricing: Stock and Fixed Income Markets
  • Derivatives

January – March

  • Duisenberg Leadership Programme: Presentation Skills, Finance and Sustainability, Behavioural Finance
  • Credit Risk Mangement
  • Elective (Commercial Banking; Enterprise-Wide Risk Sources)

March – May

  • Duisenberg Leadership Programme: Negotiation Skills
  • Actuarial Mathematics and Modeling
  • Market and Systemic Risk Management

May – August

  • Duisenberg Leadership Programme: Presentation Skills, Finance and Sustainability, Behavioural Finance
  • Credit Risk Management
Finance Careers
90%
placement rate
best masters in finance
35
students per
specialisation
finance career
€ 50.000
average
exit salary