Career prospects

Employers are increasingly looking for a new generation of financial professionals, who understand more than the traditional concepts in financial economics and who can integrate this knowledge with institutional and behavioural insights to tackle a wide variety of problems. This Master’s specialisation will provide you with in-depth knowledge in asset pricing, risk management, monetary policy and financial regulations as well as behavioural finance. With this specialisation you will get the best possible understanding of how financial markets work and how to use your analytical skills to deal with today’s problems in financial markets.

After your studies

Our alumni have the necessary knowledge and skills for a career at:

  • Commercial banks
  • Investment banks
  • Financial exchanges
  • Ministry of finance
  • Governental bodies of financial market oversight

Labour market information

From the graduates of the Master’s programme in Economics:

  • 86% found a job within 6 months after graduation.
  • 61% found a job within their field.
  • The gross starting salary based on 38 hours a week is € 2.960.

Source: Studiekeuze123 & Alumni Survey Radboud University 2022.

Radboud Career Service

You can always contact the Radboud Career Service or Career Service NSM. The Career Service offers students and young alumni guidance and support as they venture into the labour market. Career Service is available for career guidance, job application tips, or if you require information about internships and job vacancies.

Why stop learning after graduation?

Do you want to keep pace with the rapid progress in our current society after your studies? Then a post-master might be something for you. The Radboud Academy offers many opportunities for lifelong development.

Or do you want to learn to translate your academic skills into an actual job? Then you can participate in our Young Professional Programme after your master's (in Dutch).