Master of Science (MSc) in Economic Studies in Netherlands

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Economic Studies

A Master of Science, or a Master’s degree in Science is an academic degree delivered by Universities in many countries. A Master of Science is a popular choice after completing a Bachelor’s degree.

An exciting and unique field, economics and administration involves the study of both the larger economy and individual behavior within that economy. An advanced knowledge of economics plus training in business, finance and public policy afford many career opportunities for experts to assist both public and private sector organizarions.

The people, language, and culture of the Netherlands is referred to as "Dutch". A modern European country today, Netherlands preserved its highly international character and is known for its liberal mentality. The Netherlands has many universities. The country has recently converted their own titles into the bachelor/master system. There are two types of universities: Academic (focussing more on theoretical knowledge, aka "Universiteit") or Applied Sciences (focussing more on practical knowledge, aka "Hogeschool")

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MSc in Maritime Economics & Logistics (MEL)

MEL Erasmus Center for Maritime Economics & Logistics
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months October 2019 Netherlands Rotterdam + 1 more

The MSc in Maritime Economics and Logistics (MEL) aims at fast-tracking promising young professionals into tomorrow’s leaders in business and government. The programme prepares experts with modern economic and management tools for efficient decision-making, providing them at the same time with methods, concepts, and theories to enable them to understand and analyse, in a holistic and multidisciplinary way, the complexities of global maritime supply chains. [+]

The programme reflects MEL’s holistic and integrated approach to addressing the complex interconnectedness of global maritime supply chains. In addition to the MEL courses, the programme places substantial emphasis on methodology and analytical skill development. Also the MEL thesis plays a large part in the curriculum.

Distinguishing characteristics of the programme – bridging theory to practice – are the MEL Events (social/cultural integration); Company Visits (in situ experience); Professional Development Courses (practical applications of theory); and the Distinguished Lecture Series.

Learning Objectives

The MSc in Maritime Economics and Logistics (MEL) aims at fast-tracking promising young professionals into tomorrow’s leaders in business and government. The programme prepares experts with modern economic and management tools for efficient decision-making, providing them at the same time with methods, concepts, and theories to enable them to understand and analyse, in a holistic and multidisciplinary way, the complexities of global maritime supply chains. In this way, MEL graduates are expected to be able to act and make decisions, with managerial style and determination, under complex and uncertain conditions, in a global economic and social environment.... [-]


Executive MSc in International Finance (MIF): Finance and Technology

Amsterdam Business School
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months September 2019 Netherlands Amsterdam + 1 more

Technology is profoundly changing the finance industry as we know it, and with it, the skill set needed to succeed in the industry. This new track aims to bring together the two fields of finance and IT in order to enable you to understand how technology affects the finance industry of the future. [+]

Technology is profoundly changing the finance industry as we know it, and with it, the skill set needed to succeed in the industry. This new track aims to bring together the two fields of finance and IT in order to enable you to understand how technology affects the finance industry of the future.

You will receive a thorough finance education combined with comprehensive skills in programming, machine learning, and big data. In addition, you will learn how these concepts can be implemented in finance.

Target group

This track is suitable for professionals with minimum two years of experience in relevant fields.

If you have a minimum Bachelor's in Economics or Finance or technological background and seek to boost your career opportunities in the finance industry, this track is for you.... [-]


Executive MSc in International Finance (MIF): General track

Amsterdam Business School
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months September 2019 Netherlands Amsterdam + 1 more

Executive Master of International Finance program offers you the best skillset needed to excel in an international career as a Finance professional. We equip you with the knowledge needed to become a frontrunner in Finance. We research and apply the latest developments in the Finance industry like Fintech/Blockchain and Behavioural Finance. We foster critical thinking to prepare you for the next step in your career. All in keeping with Amsterdam's entrepreneurial spirit and independent thinking. [+]

Executive Master of International Finance program offers you the best skillset needed to excel in an international career as a Finance professional. We equip you with the knowledge needed to become a frontrunner in Finance. We research and apply the latest developments in the Finance industry like Fintech/Blockchain and Behavioural Finance. We foster critical thinking to prepare you for the next step in your career. All in keeping with Amsterdam's entrepreneurial spirit and independent thinking.

Credibility

Our MIF is internationally renowned, playing to ABS’s core strengths in corporate finance, banking, and asset management; 90% of our students are hired by top 100 firms before graduation. We are ranked #5 of worlds best International Masters in Finance according to recent Financial Times Ranking.... [-]


MSc in Economics

Radboud University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Nijmegen

The Master of Science in Economics at Radboud University offers you more than just a Master's degree in Economics; it is a study which could be called ‘Economics Plus'. [+]

The Master’s programme in Economics at Radboud University offers you more than just a Master's degree in Economics; it incorporates relevant knowledge from related disciplines such as psychology and sociology into the programme. The programme offers small-scale teaching and a personal approach to education since all professors are easily approachable. A major advantage of this programme is its strong methods orientation, which is important to increase our understanding of the world of economics and business. You will be exposed to the most recent academic and practical developments in the field of Economics.

Research orientation and Societal relevance

Scientific and societal relevance reinforce one another. When addressing contemporary issues in economics, like the economic crisis in the EU or investment decisions by a company, it is crucial to evaluate them from an academic perspective. We offer you the tools to understand and evaluate these issues and improve your economic decision making. We teach you how to think independently and critically about the way in which economics can be applied in a professional sense.... [-]


MSc in Economics and Business - Specialisation in Behavioural Economics

Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Rotterdam

The skills-based specialisation addresses the psychology of decision making. In both mainstream and behavioural economics courses you will acquire both a deep understanding of economics and the skills to adapt strategies and policies to deviations from rational behaviour. [+]

MSc in Economics and Business - Specialisation in Behavioural Economics

The human side of economics: the impact of psychology on decision making

Why do people not always act as rational economic decision makers? How can we apply mathematics and psychology to improve our economic models? Contrary to assumptions in traditional economics, people do not automatically choose the optimal course of action, even if given proper incentives. Intrigued? Our Behavioural Economics programme brings you the skills to optimise strategies and policies by including the framing and context that affect people’s choices.

The skills-based specialisation addresses the psychology of decision making. In both mainstream and behavioural economics courses you will acquire both a deep understanding of economics and the skills to adapt strategies and policies to deviations from rational behaviour.... [-]


MSc in Economics and Business - Specialisation in Health Economics

Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Rotterdam

MSc in Economics and Business - Specialisation in Health Economics [+]

MSc in Economics and Business - Specialisation in Health Economics

Your path to contribute to effective solutions in healthcare

Are you intrigued by topics like health insurance, costs, benefits and reforms and health disparities? Does contributing to economic solutions in this atypical sector sound like the challenge to you? The Health Economics programme provides you with the concepts and quantitative skills needed to face the health sector challenges of the 21st century.

This programme teaches you to apply economic knowledge and econometric analysis to pressing issues in health care. You will address problems caused by rising costs, population ageing and rapid advances in medical technology. All this, in a sector with atypical agents (after all, doctors do not maximise profits) where even the value of its main asset, health, is subject to debate.... [-]


MSc in Accounting, Auditing and Control - Specialisation in Accounting and Control

Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Rotterdam

From Accounting Process Management and Accounting Business Ethics to Advanced Behavioural Finance and Management Control, the courses, electives and seminars in this application-based programme cover all topics essential to a successful career in controlling. This is how Erasmus School of Economics provides you with a solid background and well-rounded education, both in theory and practice. [+]

MSc in Accounting, Auditing and Control - Specialisation in Accounting and Control

Making sure all financial aspects are under control and accounted for

Are numbers your forte? Does the art of controlling organisations have your focus? Would you like to contribute to sound management decisions and achieving corporate objectives? The Master specialisation Accounting and Control prepare you in the best possible way, for a position as a business controller, Chartered Controller (RC) or enrol in an Executive Master of Finance and Control programme.

From Accounting Process Management and Accounting Business Ethics to Advanced Behavioural Finance and Management Control, the courses, electives and seminars in this application-based programme cover all topics essential to a successful career in controlling. This is how Erasmus School of Economics provides you with a solid background and well-rounded education, both in theory and practice.... [-]


MSc in Accounting, Auditing and Control - Specialisation in Accounting and Auditing

Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Rotterdam

This specialisation is your path to become a ‘Chartered Accountant’ (RA, Certified Public Auditor, post-graduate), “In Dutch: Registeraccountant”. It covers all theoretical and practical aspects of collecting, categorising, summarising, analysing and using financial data in organisations. In paper assignments and group discussions we will not only introduce you to techniques and theoretical frameworks relevant to accounting and auditing, we also stimulate a critical, independent perspective toward this fascinating field. [+]

MSc in Accounting, Auditing and Control - Specialisation in Accounting and Auditing

Transform financial data into reliable, understandable, comparable and relevant management information

Are you a number-cruncher with an eye for what lies beyond the facts and figures? Do you follow and try to unravel every corporate scandal in the news? Do you aim for an international career? The Accounting and Auditing programme will get you there.

This specialisation is your path to become a ‘Chartered Accountant’ (RA, Certified Public Auditor, post-graduate), “In Dutch: Registeraccountant”. It covers all theoretical and practical aspects of collecting, categorising, summarising, analysing and using financial data in organisations. In paper assignments and group discussions we will not only introduce you to techniques and theoretical frameworks relevant to accounting and auditing, we also stimulate a critical, independent perspective toward this fascinating field.... [-]


MSc in Economics and Business - Specialisation in Industrial Dynamics and Strategy

Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Rotterdam

Are you fascinated by the dynamics of modern economies where entire new industries are being created and existing ones constantly require renewal or are made obsolete? Do you want to understand the role of such industry dynamics of companies such as Google, Tesla and Uber? Do you want to research and stimulate these dynamic processes and contribute to policy formulation? Do you want to be part of business start-ups or help companies anticipate, thrive, and innovate? The Industrial Dynamics and Strategy programme provides you with a powerful set of skills, tools and models to make smart strategic decisions and become a true change maker. [+]

MSc in Economics and Business - Specialisation in Industrial Dynamics and Strategy

Learn to effectively make strategic decisions in an ever-changing economy

Are you fascinated by the dynamics of modern economies where entire new industries are being created and existing ones constantly require renewal or are made obsolete? Do you want to understand the role of such industry dynamics of companies such as Google, Tesla and Uber? Do you want to research and stimulate these dynamic processes and contribute to policy formulation? Do you want to be part of business start-ups or help companies anticipate, thrive, and innovate? The Industrial Dynamics and Strategy programme provides you with a powerful set of skills, tools and models to make smart strategic decisions and become a true change maker.... [-]


MSc in Economics and Business - Specialisation in Urban, Port & Transport Economics

Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Rotterdam

The Urban, Port and Transport Economics programme focuses on the challenges in better organising and managing transport, logistics and cities, boosting further economic growth. Through interactive lectures, challenging assignments and lively debates you learn to apply the appropriate methods for a wide range of real-life issues. Thanks to lecturers actively involved in international economic research, consultancy and advice, you are sure to address all the latest developments and insights. [+]

MSc in Economics and Business - Specialisation in Urban, Port & Transport Economics

The dynamics of economic activity and transport intensity unravelled

Are you fascinated by transport and its driving role in economic development? Do you enjoy the hustle and bustle of the city, where economic growth manifests itself?

The Urban, Port and Transport Economics programme focuses on the challenges in better organising and managing transport, logistics and cities, boosting further economic growth. Through interactive lectures, challenging assignments and lively debates you learn to apply the appropriate methods for a wide range of real-life issues. Thanks to lecturers actively involved in international economic research, consultancy and advice, you are sure to address all the latest developments and insights.... [-]


MSc in Econometrics and Management Science - Specialisation Quantitative Finance

Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Rotterdam

Do you have strong mathematical skills and do you want to put them to use in the world of finance? Are you looking forward to tackling global issues like the stability of the financial system and solve issues with regard to, for example, risk management and asset allocation? The Quantitative Finance programme covers all main areas of finance that require mathematical econometric techniques. [+]

MSc in Econometrics and Management Science – Specialisation Quantitative Finance

Finance looked at from an econometric angle

Do you have strong mathematical skills and do you want to put them to use in the world of finance? Are you looking forward to tackling global issues like the stability of the financial system and solve issues with regard to, for example, risk management and asset allocation? The Quantitative Finance programme covers all main areas of finance that require mathematical econometric techniques.

The programme is highly interactive and brought to you by practicing researchers that are involved in prestigious research projects and active advisors in the sector. Their teachings are based on the latest insights and focus on the econometric and quantitative skills to solve poignant financial issues, especially in areas like portfolio and risk management.... [-]


MSc in Economics and Business - Specialisation in Economics of Markets and Organisations

Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Rotterdam

This specialisation uses the latest research insights and teaches you to determine how recruitment, rewards, job design and decision-making procedures drive human behaviour at work and, by extension, organisational performance. With the skills and tools to perform theoretical and empirical analysis, you are able to recognise core drivers for managerial problems and provide and present relevant input to solve them. And not just those of today, but also 20 years from now. [+]

Study programme

Learn how to gain crucial insights to support effective management with the Economics of Markets and Organisations programme.

The curriculum of the master consists of tool courses, core courses and seminars. The tool courses, Applied Econometrics and Game Theory provide a foundation for the empirical and theoretical analysis of all kinds of problems that firms face. Game Theory trains students to quickly reduce a situation to its essence, and provides the tools needed to analyse situations of strategic interaction. Applied Econometrics provides students with the tools to extract reliable information from available data as well as teaches them how to assess the credibility of empirical results.... [-]


MSc in Economics and Business - Specialisation in Policy Economics

Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Rotterdam

Economic policy problems are everywhere. Think of the financial crisis in 2008 and the Euro crisis that erupted in 2010. Think also of population ageing which causes large increases in spending on healthcare and pensions. Global warming may threaten future life on earth. And income inequality is increasing almost everywhere in the Western world due to globalisation and technological changes. In order to be able to solve economic problems, governments need excellent policy economists. By completing this Master programme you are able to apply state-of-the-art economic theory and research methods to solve the most important policy issues of our time. [+]

MSc in Economics and Business - Specialisation in Policy Economics

Solving policy questions with advanced economic analysis and empirical research

Economic policy problems are everywhere. Think of the financial crisis in 2008 and the Euro crisis that erupted in 2010. Think also of population ageing which causes large increases in spending on healthcare and pensions. Global warming may threaten future life on earth. And income inequality is increasing almost everywhere in the Western world due to globalisation and technological changes. In order to be able to solve economic problems g, governments need excellent policy economists. By completing this Master programme you are able to apply state-of-the-art economic theory and research methods to solve the most important policy issues of our time.... [-]


MSc in Economics and Business - Specialisation in Financial Economics

Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Rotterdam

Does the world of finance attract you like no other? Do you aim for a career in which you address challenges, such as private equity, corporate governance and asset management? The Financial Economics specialisation covers it all. In one of the three tracks - Corporate Finance, Investments or International Finance - you will acquire deep and systematic knowledge of the driving force behind companies, markets and economies. You learn to analyse and explain complex financial and business problems, including setting up and executing a scientifically sound research project based on a financial problem of your own choice. In the process, you learn how to effectively communicate and be critical, self-directed and original in your approach. [+]

MSc in Economics and Business - Specialisation in Financial Economics

Challenge yourself and all of your preconceptions while navigating the complex world of finance

Does the world of finance attract you like no other? Do you aim for a career in which you address challenges, such as private equity, corporate governance and asset management? The Financial Economics specialisation covers it all.

In one of the three tracks - Corporate Finance, Investments or International Finance - you will acquire deep and systematic knowledge of the driving force behind companies, markets and economies. You learn to analyse and explain complex financial and business problems, including setting up and executing a scientifically sound research project based on a financial problem of your own choice. In the process, you learn how to effectively communicate and be critical, self-directed and original in your approach.... [-]


MSc in Econometrics and Management Science – Specialisation Operations Research and Quantitative Logistics

Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Rotterdam

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. [+]

MSc in Econometrics and Management Science – Specialisation Operations Research and Quantitative Logistics

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.... [-]