Preparatory programme

For the Master in Financial Business Engineering

The preparatory (pre-master) programme for the Master in Business Engineering: Financial Engineering consists of a maximum of 60 ECTS-credits. Students may receive exemptions in the preparatory programme based on the obtained credits in their prior study programme(s). All possible exemptions will be assessed case per case by the board of admissions upon admission approval. Depending on the load of the preparatory programme, students may be allowed to combine the preparatory programme with certain courses of the master.

Students cannot directly apply for a preparatory programme. Students apply for the master's programme and the board of admissions will then put together a customised preparatory programme.

Preparatory programme

Cluster Research methodology and mathematics (max. 18 ECTS)

Introduction to econometrics
6 ECTS
1st sem
Mathematics for engineers
or Algoritismisch denken en oplossen (in Dutch)
6 ECTS
6 ECTS
1st sem
1st/2nd sem
Mathematical methods
6 ECTS
1st/2nd sem


Cluster Information systems (max. 6 ECTS)

Digital organisation
6 ECTS
1st sem


Cluster Economics (max. 12 ECTS)

Macro-economics
6 ECTS
1st sem
Micro-economics
6 ECTS
2nd sem

Cluster Business Management (max. 24 ECTS)

Accountancy 
6 ECTS
1st/2nd sem
Introduction to financial reporting and analysis
3 ECTS
2nd sem
Principles of management accounting
3 ECTS
1st sem
Principles of financial management
3 ECTS
1st sem
Introduction to financial markets
3 ECTS
2nd sem
Introduction to financial markets
3 ECTS
2nd sem
Introduction to corporate law
3 ECTS
2nd sem