MSc Business Economics: Managerial Economics and Strategy

University of Amsterdam

Program Description

MSc Business Economics: Managerial Economics and Strategy

University of Amsterdam

The Managerial Economics and Strategy track of the Business Economics Master's programme focuses on the economic performance of organisations. It provides you with the broad range of skills, the in-depth knowledge and the international expertise that you will need in your career. You'll acquire the knowledge you need to understand the design of firms and other types of organisations.

  • Prepare for a career in the business world or public sector;
  • benefit from studying in a faculty with major strengths in Business Administration and Economics and Econometrics;
  • follow one of our specialised tracks and become a financial expert, a leading consultant in economic performance, or a specialist in real estate finance.


After successful completion of this programme, you will receive a legally accredited Master’s degree in Business Economics and the title Master of Science (MSc).

The Amsterdam Business School’s Master’s programme in Business Economics: Managerial Economics and Strategy revolves around the economic performance of organisations. It teaches you how to make the right organisational and financial decisions for organisations and fully prepares you for a rewarding career focusing on organisational and financing issues, combining a quantitative and analytical approach.

The programme in brief

To fully grasp the field of Managerial Economics and Strategy, you'll need to understand and learn how to improve the design of organisations, to make them fully equipped to deal with the challenges of our time. The programme’s mix of quantitative research and practical examples and integrated insights from behavioural economics and psychology gives you a thorough understanding of your discipline, making you a valuable asset to any firm.

With the broad range of skills, in-depth knowledge and international expertise this programme provides, you’ll have everything you need to start your career. Your Master’s degree in Business Economics also provides you with an excellent opportunity to go on to doctoral studies in a thriving Ph.D. programme taught by international experts.

Programme structure

The Master of Science in Business Economics is a one-year programme of 60 ECTS credits (1 ECTS credit = 0.5 US credits). The academic year runs from September to the beginning of July and is divided into two semesters, each with three periods. Each period is rounded off with an examination.


The Master's thesis is the final piece of work you will be required to complete prior to graduation. You’ll write the thesis based on your chosen track, and will be supervised by one of the researchers from this specialisation.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated April 19, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
1 year
Full time
1,984 EUR
Start date Sept. 2017
Netherlands Amsterdam
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End date Request Info
Duration 1 year
Price 1,984 EUR
per year, EU/EEA students. Non-EU/EEA students €14,850 per year.