Business (Research)

Course Information
  • Subject: Business
  • Level: Master
  • Type of Degree: MSc
  • Cost: EUR 1,951 2015/2016

Course description

The CentER Research Master's course in Business consists of the doctoral course work which precedes the research years of the PhD. It enables students to accumulate theoretical and technical knowledge of research methodology courses and develops the skills required for cutting-edge research in their field. The Research Master's programme in Business ensures that students get acquainted with analytical and empirical tools that are frequently used in business research. In addition, the students gain a deep knowledge of their chosen field of specialisation (accounting, finance, information management, marketing, operations research, and organisation and strategy).

The courses of the Research Master's programme in Business are taught by internationally renowned researchers belonging to the faculty of CentER, and some excellent scholars invited from abroad.

Six specialisations:

Career Prospects

If you follow the Research Master's course in Business -  be it accounting, finance, information management, marketing, operations research, or organisation and strategy - you are prepared to continue in a PhD programme. More than 75% of the graduates continue at a PhD position at either Tilburg University or another university. 25% of the graduates start a professional career, mostly in the consultancy or financial sector.

The Research Master's in Business in combination with the subsequent PhD studies enable our students to find jobs at universities around the world, at research institutes or in the banking and consultancy sectors.

In the PhD phase, most accepted PhD students become university employees earning a gross salary over more than €85,000 over three years and are granted pension rights.


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