MSc Economics

University of Groningen

Program Description

MSc Economics

University of Groningen

MSc Economics

When and why should governments help companies that are in trouble because of the global financial crisis? In this programme you will learn to assess different strategies to handle economic problems.

The objective of the programme is to teach you economic theories at a high analytical level. An additional goal is to familiarize you with the application of theory and research methods on economic practice and policy. Such a combination of rigorous academic thinking with practical application is essential for any professional active in the field of economics policy or research.

The focus of the programme is on up-to-date economic theories of industrial organization and monetary economics. Other areas within the field of economics are covered as well. You will learn about the influence of economic factors on society and how economic theory can be applied to interpret and analyse economic problems. You will complete this degree by writing a thesis to prove your ability in conducting economic research.

Entry Requirements - International students

You need a GMAT or GRE in order to enter a Master of Science programme at the Faculty of Economics and Business.

GMAT score:

  • 600 or higher: you will be automatically accepted, provided you meet all other requirements
  • 500 or higher: the final decision will be taken by the Board of Admissions

GRE score: Or you need to submit a positive GRE-exam result.

Exemptions: Please check exemption regulations for a GMAT/GRE test.

To be applicable for this Master's programme, you need an academic bachelor's degree in the field of Economics, Econometrics or 'Economics and Business Economics'.

To assess whether your educational/academic background meets the specific programme requirements, we will consider the level and curriculum of your previous studies, and the grades that you have obtained. This evaluation is carried out by the Admissions Officer and the Admissions Board.

Duration: 12 months

Language: English (100%)

Start course:

  • September 01, 2017
  • February 01, 2017

Accreditatie:NVAO (nl) until February 13, 2018

Application deadlines:

  • EU/EEA students: May 01, 2017; non-EU/EEA students: May 01, 2017
  • EU/EEA students: November 01, 2017; non-EU/EEA students: November 01, 2017 (For start February 1, 2018)
This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated November 22, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 4, 2017
1 year
Full time
2,006 EUR
May 1, 2017
EU & Non- EU
Start date Sept. 4, 2017
Netherlands Groningen
Application deadline May 1, 2017
EU & Non- EU
End date Request Info
Duration 1 year
Price 2,006 EUR
- EU, 14.200 EUR. - non-EU per year