In the first year of this International Financial Management and Control - 3 Years programme offered by The Hague University of Applied Sciences , you’ll learn about organisational costs and business administration and how to set up an investment plan for regional, national and international companies.
In your second year, you’ll hit the ground running with business issues, which you’ll have to solve in hands-on group projects.
In year three, you’ll start your journey as a ‘manager of change’ in a small and medium-sized enterprise, a government institution or a multinational before finishing off with a minor and thesis to get you ready for your dream career.
We already know that our graduates make their mark in the professional world. It goes without saying that we make a huge impact in the day-to-day financial running of an organisation - from interpreting numbers and giving sound advice to management, to helping with process improvement and building dashboards. But we also play a big part on the social side - working with colleagues from all backgrounds and boosting team performance.
What will you become:
- Business controller
- Financial controller
- Investment advisor
- Financial analyst
- Financial consultant
- Risk manager
- Group treasurer
- Assistant accountant
- Year 1
The first year is the introductory (propaedeutic) yearIn the very first semester you’ll find out why finance is the beating heart of a business. You’ll get a crash course into the financial and non-financial impact of company operations and understand the crucial role of a financial controller. Looking at the numbers, you’ll learn how to improve a company’s performance. In the second semester you’ll take a wider look at an organisation, analysing numbers and learning how to turn advice into profits. You’ll work in project groups and use IT tools, such as Excel and SAP, to get a better understanding of a company. It’s not just about cash. You’ll discover how a company can impact the social environment and break cultural barriers.
- Year 2
In your second year, you’ll hit the ground running with a 10-week finance internship at a company of your choice. You can do this right here in the Netherlands, or anywhere in the world. You’ll get the chance to apply all the things you learnt in year 1. During the first semester of year 2 you also choose a 15 ECTS minor. During the second semester, you’ll explore Strategic Management and Risk Management in depth with interactive group projects and related courses.
- Year 3
Internship and graduationIn your final year, the pre-master minor will prepare you for the Masters in Accounting and Control at Erasmus University, Rotterdam. And you’ll save a year in the process!You’ll finish off with a second internship researching current business issues at a company of your choice. You could follow in the footsteps of Deniss Korotkovics, one of our first IFMC graduates. He researched how to improve the cash flow at Nutricia, a subsidiary of the Danone Group. His recommendations are still having a positive impact on the financial results of Danone.
This programme is accredited by NVAO.
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- Financial Accounting
- External Reporting
- Finance and investments
- MOS certificate Excel
- Research Skills
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- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesEconomics Business Administration Finance View 14 other Masters in Finance in Netherlands
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- IFMC is intensive. You’ll need to be highly motivated and independent to take this programme.
- You’ll have to do an interview to determine if you have the right qualities as part of the admission process. If you can’t attend an interview in person, we’ll set up a telephone or Skype interview.
- Before we can decide on your eligibility, we’ll need to assess your secondary school certificate.
- To make sure your certificate is evaluated fairly, we work with NUFFIC, an organisation that specialises in the assessment of international education qualification.
- To begin the three-year IFMC bachelor degree programme, you should have a VWO diploma with the appropriate profile.
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International8375 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8375 EUR per year during 36 months.
EU/EEA2143 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2143 EUR per year during 36 months.
Fees for 2021-2022
- Statutory tuition fee: € 2,168
- Reduced statutory fee: € 1,084
- Institutional tuition fee: € 8,475
Living costs for Den Haag
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Do you come from outside the EEA (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway) or Switzerland and want to do your bachelor degree at THUAS? You can apply for the €5,000 Holland Scholarship financed by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science and Dutch universities.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.