For students who are looking for a challenging and rewarding way to advance their education after graduation, a Master of Science (MSc) degree provides great opportunities to expand knowledge in the fields of science, technology, engineering, business, economics, and more. Taking the time to complete MSc courses can yield significant results to open the doors for future careers.
What is an MSc in Econometrics ? Classes delve into both mathematical economics, which studies mathematical modeling of market occurrences, and econometrics, which focuses on statistical modeling. Students learn how to analyze both microeconomics and macroeconomics. After completing the core classes to build a solid foundation, students go on to specialize in econometrics, financial econometrics, mathematical econometrics, or a combination of these.
After completing the degree, students have the skills necessary to read major economic publications and journals, as well as apply different economic and finance models using modern software technology. People gain a greater understanding of contemporary economic issues and how to analyze them in real world situations, which helps them be proficient in their careers.
The cost can have a major impact on what school students should attend. The price of entry for an econometrics program changes based on the university and its location. Schools of interest should be contacted for specific information concerning cost.
Many people who finish the MSc program find jobs in a variety of different areas. They can work for planning bureaus or government institutions as economic policy researchers. Others obtain careers in the financial sector, working under investment banks or insurance companies. Degree holders can also be consultants or get a position in the computer industry.
Too busy to attend post grad school? Think again. Online classes provide an excellent way to complete an MSc on your own terms. To get started, look through the university listings on our database. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.
The Master of Science in Quantitative Economics (MSQE) degree emphasizes practical applications and interactive learning, including close collaboration with members of a world-class economics faculty and forecasting team. [+]
The Master of Science in Quantitative Economics (MSQE) degree emphasizes practical applications and interactive learning, including close collaboration with members of a world-class economics faculty and forecasting team.Quick Facts
*Students can start in August or January of each year.
Our program features an intense quantitative element, including more econometrics, financial economics, and theory than most master’s programs. The econometrics curriculum contains unique forecasting and modeling components that provide valuable hands-on application of theory.Highly Ranked
The Master of Science in Quantitative Economics has been ranked 3rd in the nation for quantitive economics programs by The Financial Engineer.... [-]
Do you want your work to involve revenue management, transport planning and scheduling in railways, shipping lines and airlines or supply chain design? Or would you rather excel in science? Do you have sound academic training in econometrics, mathematics, physics, industrial, mechanical or systems engineering? Then you should seriously consider the Operations Research and Quantitative Logistics programme. [+]
Advanced quantitative training squared
Do you want your work to involve revenue management, transport planning and scheduling in railways, shipping lines and airlines or supply chain design? Or would you rather excel in science? Do you have sound academic training in econometrics, mathematics, physics, industrial, mechanical or systems engineering? Then you should seriously consider the Operations Research and Quantitative Logistics programme.
Operations Research is a broadly applicable discipline in which advanced quantitative methods are used to help make better decisions. Quantitative Logistics studies the application of quantitative techniques to design, plan and control logistics systems. This programme trains you in both fields while addressing real-world problems.... [-]
Econometrics is paramount for decision-making in business and economics today. Do you already have a strong background in mathematics, statistics and econometrics and would you like to take it further? With the Econometrics programme, you can. [+]
Become an indispensable expert in effectively combining economic theory and quantitative analysis
Econometrics is paramount for decision-making in business and economics today. Do you already have a strong background in mathematics, statistics and econometrics and would you like to take it further? With the Econometrics programme, you can.
Financial firms, statistical offices and international governmental organisations successfully apply econometric models and methods on a daily basis. No matter where your ambitions lie, this Master specialisation in Econometrics will give you the edge. The programme will not only provide you with in-depth knowledge of econometric theory but will also train your skills to use advanced quantitative methods and techniques, perform empirical econometric analysis and develop and apply new models.... [-]
The profession of econometrics and management science involves doing quantitative analyses in order to solve problems faced by the government and businesses. Economic aspects usually play a major role in such problems. This study programme is mainly geared to teaching students the necessary economic theory and quantitative skills. [+]
Using data science to retrieve hidden information
The need for quantitative support for operational and strategic decisions is ever-increasing. Do you want to help businesses understand their customers better and make smarter decisions? Are maths, statistics and econometrics your forte? Do data science and the use of advanced methods appeal to you? The Business Analytics and Quantitative Marketing programme focuses on the most creative side of data science: converting big data into knowledge, finding opportunities and predicting behaviour.
This challenging programme teaches you how to solve business problems from an econometric point of view, perform quantitative research by using and further developing state-of-the-art data-analysis methods and translate findings into actionable advice.... [-]
The Mathematical Economics track looks in-depth at theories such as Game Theory and Equilibrium Theory, including industrial organisation, in order to solve real-world problems. [+]
MSc Econometrics and Operations Research: Mathematical Economics (full-time)
Mathematical methods can be used to solve a whole range of business problems, from a company’s finances to the organisation of its people. In order to do this strategically, the Mathematical Economics track looks at theories and models that can help you make the right decisions.
What will you learn?
Mathematical Economics is certainly a theoretical track. But it’s also about solving real business problems, which means that you’ll learn about more than just the academic theories. You’ll also learn about business issues such as resources (both human and material), finance and organisational structure (both internal and external).... [-]
The Econometrics track uses not only academic theory but also hands-on case studies in order to give you a well-rounded education in how to solve economic problems. [+]
MSc Econometrics and Operations Research: Econometrics (full-time)
The Econometrics track looks at three major areas:
• statistical analysis of economic data• finance – including financial theory• asset liability management
What will you learn?
In pensions and investment funds, investors need predictions of how their portfolio will develop over time. Econometrics will give you the tools to predict this for them, making you an extremely valuable human resource in the investment sector. Econometrics will provide you with the know-how to get to grips with new information quickly, in order to be able to solve problems. Fast.
At the end of the track, you will be able to:... [-]
The Asset Pricing track will give you the tools to give the best advice to your future clients. [+]
MSc Financial Economics: Asset Pricing (full-time)
Asset Pricing combines economic theory, finance and econometrics. The financial employment market needs specialists who are familiar with all of these things. This is because individuals and businesses now have a huge range of choice as to what financial products they buy. They need advice from asset pricing specialists in order to make those choices. The Asset Pricing track will give you the tools to give the best advice to your future clients.
What will you learn?
You will learn how to make forecasts of financial trends in order to make better investment decisions. You will also be able to recognise, analyse and solve financial economic problems, in relation to the larger regulatory and economic environment in which they exist.... [-]
Operations Research is a 1-year, full-time programme and is taught entirely in English. Graduates will a master's degree in Econometrics and Operations Research with a specialization in Operations Research. [+]
MSc Econometrics and Operations Research: Operations Research (full-time)
Business and economic problems can use several methods to solve them. In the Operations Research track, you will use optimisation techniques, such as algorithms, for this purpose. You will also use computer technologies and programming techniques to reach solutions.
What will you learn?
Operations Research is about using technology but, more importantly, it’s about applying that technology in business situations to solve real problems. The track will give you the means not only to use computer programming to your advantage but also to communicate your proposed solutions to the business decision makers effectively.... [-]
Actuarial Sciences is a 1-year, full-time programme and is taught entirely in English. Graduates will a master's degree in Econometrics and Operations Research with a specialisation in Actuarial Sciences. [+]
MSc Econometrics and Operations Research: Actuarial Sciences (full-time)
The role of actuaries is changing. Until recently, actuaries have concentrated on mitigating risk. Now, their role is broader and more proactive: they study market demand and manage return on investment, both in the short and long terms. To do this, they must take a balanced view of both assets and liabilities. The Actuarial Sciences track at Maastricht University is one of only three such studies in the Netherlands, putting it at the cutting edge of its field. Become a ‘financial engineer’: take Actuarial Sciences.
What will you learn?
Keys skills that you will learn include problem-solving and the ability to see those problems from more than one point of view. You will also learn how to communicate your opinions and solutions professionally and clearly in order to persuade others of your viewpoint.... [-]
Our MSc programmes in Economics will give you the opportunity to equip yourself with the necessary skills and knowledge to pursue a career in economics and related disciplines. [+]
Our MSc programmes in Economics will give you the opportunity to equip yourself with the necessary skills and knowledge to pursue a career in economics and related disciplines. The programme consists of a set of core and elective modules, culminating in a practice-based business project or a research-based dissertation.Core and elective modules
You will study:Advanced Macroeconomics Advanced Microeconomics Behavioural Finance and Economics Experimental Economics and Finance
Based on your prior knowledge and experience you will be streamed to study one of the following module pairings:... [-]
This course provides a solid foundation in contemporary econometric theory, and the expertise to apply that theory to the analysis of economic data. [+]
This course provides you with a solid foundation in contemporary econometric theory, and the expertise to apply that theory to the analysis of economic data.
It is designed to train you in the use of analytic and quantitative methods in examining economic issues, providing research training at the level needed to progress to a PhD.
Our research-led approach to teaching guarantees an exciting and challenging experience, providing the skills you need to progress as a professional economist or academic researcher.
The programme is influenced by the work of academics at the Granger Centre for Time Series Econometrics including Nobel Prize Winner and Nottingham alumnus, Sir Clive Granger. The centre was established in 2006 to develop and distribute research in both theoretical and applied time series econometric analysis, including panel data methods.... [-]
The programme aims to build students’ core competencies to work with economic issues at various spatial levels; international, in¬ter-regional, and local. [+]
The programme aims to build students’ core competencies to work with economic issues at various spatial levels; international, inter-regional, and local. During the first year, students learn theoretical and quantitative analytical skills. In the second year, the programme aims to further deepen the students’ competencies in the area of spatial economics. Strengthening econometric competencies is at the core of first-year’s courses. The last term is devoted to writing a comprehensive thesis, which is conducted in close collaboration with faculty. This gives you the opportunity to establish links with the research faculty and also gain insight into the academic milieu and knowledge about how to conduct research. In addition, many researchers within the economics faculty specialize within the field of regional economics, creating an excellent match.... [-]
Management science, optimization problems, mathematical modeling. Economic analysis for today, quantitative forecasting for tomorrow. [+]
Econometrics & Operations Research is a fascinating scientific discipline which develops quantitative resources and applies them to the analysis of economic problems in their broadest sense. VU University Amsterdam trains students by preparing them for a professional career in which mathematics, statistics, and ICT are applied for the quantitative analysis of many kinds of problems, either from the world of business, finance, economics or of a more general nature.Specializations
The Master’s Program in Econometrics and Operations Research offers two specializations: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics and Operations Research and Business Econometrics. However, it is not mandatory to specialize; it is possible to combine courses from either specialization to allow students to pursue their own interests. In that case, no specialization will be mentioned on the degree. The two areas of specialization are:... [-]
This program is aimed at education of computer engineers and economical analysts. [+]
Mission of the Faculty
The modern economy is fully supported by the computer science. The financial sector and rural economy are among many social and economical domains undergoing deep changes. The mission of the Faculty is to form engineers who understand the contemporary world and analyze it using computer methods and algorithms. An important role in this task plays the specialization of Information Systems in Management
Mission of the specialization (major)
The specialization, realized fully in English, focuses on the computer science tools used in the economical institutions, such as banks, stock markets etc. It is aimed at education of computer engineers and economical analysts. This specialty is focused on the use of high-level programming languages, design, and programming of the databases, the design, and administration of the computer networks and modern information systems.... [-]
This is a reference program leader in its field used in research in various fields such as sociology, economics, political science and biomedicine. Basically the different forms of study comprising the Stata software, containing abundant data required for the management of graphics data and conceptualizing mathematical analysis as the basis for the understanding of statistical theory. [+]
Open Call / Dual Degree / Available Grant of up to 70% for online study
This is a reference program leader in its field used in research in various fields such as sociology, economics, political science and biomedicine. Basically the different forms of study comprising the Stata software, containing abundant data required for the management of graphics data and conceptualizing mathematical analysis as the basis for the understanding of statistical theory.MASTER IN Biostatistics, Econometrics and Statistics with STATA
Made of blocks of theoretical subjects, practical cases are dealt with one final issue which the acquired concepts are evaluated by solving tasks, continuously developing knowledge and management concepts of algebra own instruments and methodologies, all of which are necessary elements for the understanding and treatment of statistical issues. It is also intended to contribute to standardize the use of algebraic concepts in different university education professionals.... [-]