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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Financial Management (MSc in Business Administration)

VU University Amsterdam, Graduate School of Economics and Business Administration
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Amsterdam

No business without financial management, no financing without a solid business case. [+]

The Financial Management specialization of the Master’s program in Business Administration at VU University Amsterdam will give you the tools and competencies you need for managing, controlling and financing business activities. Financial Management is crucial in all these areas and it plays a dominant role in the banking and insurance industries. As a student in the Master’s specialization in Financial Management, you will study corporate finance, accounting and financial markets (the three-pillar concept) in-depth. This comprehensive overview of the world of finance will give you a thorough understanding of its intricacies and it will give your career prospects a real boost.

Once you have completed these compulsory courses, you will have the option of choosing elective courses to help you even specialize further in either Finance and Accounting or Banking and Insurance. Once you have passed all the components of the Master’s program, you will be awarded the title of Master of Science in Business Administration with the specialization mentioned in your diploma supplement. This degree is recognized internationally. ... [-]


MSc in Economics

VU University Amsterdam, Graduate School of Economics and Business Administration
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Amsterdam

For the prospective professional economist with an interest in social issues using economic tools to answer important policy questions. [+]

The Master’s in Economics has been developed for the prospective professional economist with an interest in social issues. It teaches you the essentials of modern economic theory and how to apply them to everyday problems in a number of core policy fields. Using behavioural economic models and statistical techniques, economists seek to answer macroeconomic and microeconomic questions. Areas of focus include poverty and inequality, social security, growth and inflation, and environmental policy. You will learn how to take a structured approach to practical problems when applying the economic techniques learned at the Bachelor’s level. As a Master’s student, you will become a versatile, all-around economist with the ability to independently tackle important economic issues. ... [-]


MSc in Econometrics and Operations Research

VU University Amsterdam, Graduate School of Economics and Business Administration
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Amsterdam

Management science, optimization problems, mathematical modeling. Economic analysis for today, quantitative forecasting for tomorrow. [+]

Discover a fascinating scientific discipline

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:... [-]


MSc in Accounting and Control

VU University Amsterdam, Graduate School of Economics and Business Administration
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Amsterdam

Control the finer points of financial management and financial statements and master the world of accountancy and corporate governance. [+]

Understanding a vital business process

The Master’s program in Accounting and Control deals with all aspects of generating, reporting and using financial data in organizations. The subjects covered include the internal use of financial information, financial planning, financial operations management, preparing published financial statements and financial auditing, as well as the general context of corporate governance of which accounting is a crucial component.

The Master’s program at VU University Amsterdam will deepen your academic knowledge of the practice of accounting and control, and introduce you to the latest rules and regulations in the field, with subjects including Management Control, Management Accounting, Financial Reporting, Auditing and Corporate Law.... [-]


MSc in Finance

VU University Amsterdam, Graduate School of Economics and Business Administration
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Amsterdam

Obtain the knowledge and skills to kick-off your career as an expert in the financial sector. [+]

Learn what it takes to become a true expert in financial economics

If you are interested in gaining a better understanding of how financial management and financial markets work, the Master’s in Finance at VU University Amsterdam is an excellent place to start. This Master’s program provides conceptual frameworks and practical insight, both of which are vital to grasping how management and markets operate in the financial sector. The Master’s in Finance aims to educate you to become an expert in financial economics, employable in the corporate sector, financial industry, government sector and academia. The program’s learning outcomes correspond with the requirements set by the finance profession and academic community, both nationally and internationally. ... [-]


Duisenberg Honours Programme in Financial Markets & Regulation

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Amsterdam

The Duisenberg honours programme in Financial Markets & Regulation provides students with a broad perspective on how financial markets function. This programme combines the disciplines finance, accounting, law and regulation. The aim of the programme is to give you a firm grounding in these disciplines. [+]

The Duisenberg honours programme in Financial Markets & Regulation provides students with a broad perspective on how financial markets function. This programme combines the disciplines finance, accounting, law and regulation. The aim of the programme is to give you a firm grounding in these disciplines. This will enable you to make a quick start as an all-around finance professional. Multi-disciplinary trained finance professionals have a good position in the labour market. This honours programme is challenging because of extra disciplines, extra courses, extra challenging assignments and an extra leadership programme.

SPECIFIC ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

You must possess at least an accredited Bachelor’s degree (equivalent to a Dutch university Bachelor’s degree), including advanced courses in Corporate Finance, Financial Management, Financial Markets and Institutions, Business Statistics and Accounting. As this programme is selective above average performance in previous bachelor programme is required.... [-]


Master of Science in Economics

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Amsterdam

The Master in Economics (MSc) at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) offers the following areas of specialisation: Behavioural Economics & Game Theory, Industrial Organisation, Regulation & Competition Policy, Development Economics and International Economics & Globalisation. [+]

The Master in Economics (MSc) at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) offers the following areas of specialisation: Behavioural Economics & Game Theory, Industrial Organisation, Regulation & Competition Policy, Development Economics and International Economics & Globalisation.

The Master of Science in Economics has a strong international emphasis and offers a wide range of specialisations ranging from theoretical to applied.

One Master's, six tracks

The Master's programme in Economics offers six fascinating academic specialisation tracks:

Markets and Regulation; Development Economics; Public Policy; Monetary Policy & Banking; International Economics & Globalisation; Behavioural Economics & Game Theory; ... [-]

Master of Science in Econometrics: Econometrics

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Amsterdam

The Master in Econometrics (MSc) at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) deals with statistical modelling, estimation and testing of economic models using economic and financial time series data. [+]

The Master in Econometrics (MSc) at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) deals with statistical modelling, estimation and testing of economic models using economic and financial time series data.

Unravel economic complexities with advanced mathematics

In the Econometrics track of the Econometrics Master's programme, you'll dive into the advanced mathematics behind economic complexity. This track deals with modelling, estimation and testing of economic models using micro, macro and financial data as well as parametric and non-parametric techniques appropriate for cross-section, time series and panel.

Prepare for a career in one of the most sought-after professions in the world today; Become fluent in the application of advanced mathematical and statistical methods; Specialise in econometric theory, panel data and micro- and financial econometrics. One Master’s programme, four tracks ... [-]

Master of Science in Econometrics: Data Science & Business Analytics

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Amsterdam

The Data Science & Business Analytics track of the Master’s in Econometrics programme is designed with the help of leading Big Data companies to connect one of the most promising developments in today's business with the econometrics curriculum. Unravel and interpret correlations among the petabytes of complex data generated every day by social media and the internet in general. [+]

The Data Science & Business Analytics track of the Master’s in Econometrics programme is designed with the help of leading Big Data companies to connect one of the most promising developments in today's business with the econometrics curriculum. Unravel and interpret correlations among the petabytes of complex data generated every day by social media and the internet in general.

Prepare for a career as a Big Data specialist in the economics and business environment; Acquire a deep insight into developments that are revolutionising today's economy; Become an expert in a new field that taps into the surge of consumer data.

One Master’s programme, four tracks

The Master’s in Econometrics offers you the option to choose one of four top-level academic specialisation tracks:... [-]


Master of Science in Econometrics: Complexity and Economic Behaviour

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time 12 months September 2019 Netherlands Amsterdam

The Master in Econometrics (MSc) at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) deals with statistical modelling, estimation and testing of economic models using economic and financial time series data. [+]

The Master in Econometrics (MSc) at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) deals with statistical modelling, estimation and testing of economic models using economic and financial time series data.

Focus on the complex calculations governing today's markets

The Complexity and Economic Behaviour track of the Econometrics Master’s programme is dedicated to Economic Theory, and focuses on the complex calculations that govern today's advanced market configurations and pricing structures. With an excellent teaching staff and a high regard for critical thought, you're sure to find challenging discussions, rewarding research and an overall unforgettable experience.

Gain deep insight into the behaviour of companies, governments, financial traders and private consumers in different market circumstances and dynamics; acquire the skills necessary for mathematical and statistical modelling; become an expert in the mechanics that channel contemporary auctioning and model dynamic economic behaviour. One Master’s programme, four tracks ... [-]

Master of Science in Business Economics (Neuroeconomics)

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Amsterdam

The goal of this master's track is to provide insights into recent scientific advances in the field of Neuroeconomics and identify current societal challenges that can benefit from the insights gained by understanding the neurobiological basis of social and economic decision making and the emotional and cognitive processes that support choice. [+]

The goal of this master's track is to provide insights into recent scientific advances in the field of Neuroeconomics and identify current societal challenges that can benefit from the insights gained by understanding the neurobiological basis of social and economic decision making and the emotional and cognitive processes that support choice. Interdisciplinary fields, such as Neuroeconomics, enable researchers to approach scientific questions from a broader perspective and thereby offer unique advantages that enrich the scientific process by offering multiple levels of analysis. However, this opportunity comes with a specific challenge: understanding the different research methods and theoretical perspectives used across disciplines. To enable students to bridge the disciplines that together compose Neuroeconomics, in-depth training will be provided in Economics, Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology.... [-]


Master of Science in Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time 12 months September 2019 Netherlands Amsterdam

This programme is your ticket to excellent career prospects. Our alumni find employment working as a risk manager for a wide variety of institutions. Their career perspective is among the very best on the current labour market in terms of both satisfaction and benefits. [+]

This programme is your ticket to excellent career prospects. Our alumni find employment working as a risk manager for a wide variety of institutions. Their career perspective is among the very best on the current labour market in terms of both satisfaction and benefits. We offer the following two tracks:

Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance: general Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance: Quantitative Risk Management

Degree

After successful completion of this programme, you will receive an accredited Master’s degree in Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance, and the title Master of Science (MSc).

Rankings and reputation

The Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE) at the University of Amsterdam is an excellently ranked school with an international focus and highly rated researchers and lecturers. Read more about our rankings and reputation.... [-]


Master of Science in Finance: Real Estate Finance

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time 12 months September 2019 Netherlands Amsterdam

The Real Estate Finance track in the Master’s programme in Finance grants an in-depth understanding of real estate in the context of international finance. [+]

The Real Estate Finance track in the Master’s programme in Finance grants an in-depth understanding of real estate in the context of international finance. Those with ambitions in finance or investment management must know how to evaluate property investments against equity, fixed income and other financial derivative-types. The programme is also relevant for a career within the finance and real estate sectors in general. You will acquire the key applied, quantitative and conceptual skill sets needed to make complex decisions that are required in modern real estate finance and investment.

Prepare for a career in international finance or real estate agencies; benefit from studying at a faculty with major strengths in the world of finance; learn to understand and make substantial real estate decisions. One Master's programme, five tracks ... [-]

Master of Science in Finance: Quantitative Finance

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time 12 months September 2019 Netherlands Amsterdam

The Quantitative Finance track is for students in Finance with strong analytical skills and an interest in (Big) Data analysis and applications in Finance. [+]

The Quantitative Finance track is for students in Finance with strong analytical skills and an interest in (Big) Data analysis and applications in Finance. The skills and theory you’ll find here are highly relevant for finance disciplines such as risk management, asset management and investment banking. There is a large and growing demand for such analytical skills in the world of finance. Do you have a mind for mathematics and an interest in data-driven analysis applied to financial decision making? This may well be the track for you.

Become fluent in complex risk modelling for regulatory regimes like Basel III; understand and help develop the role of big data in finance; launch your career at a faculty with a good reputation in finance, big data and econometrics. One Master's programme, five tracks ... [-]

Master of Science in Finance: Corporate Finance

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time 12 months September 2019 Netherlands Amsterdam

Companies of any size continuously face financial decisions. The Corporate Finance track of the Master’s programme in Finance explores such decisions at length: from mergers & acquisitions structuring to restructuring from financial distress, from IPOs and seasoned equity offerings to capital structuring and valuation. [+]

Companies of any size continuously face financial decisions. The Corporate Finance track of the Master’s programme in Finance explores such decisions at length: from mergers & acquisitions structuring to restructuring from financial distress, from IPOs and seasoned equity offerings to capital structuring and valuation. Do you have a sharp mind and a fascination with numbers and governance? Do you see yourself working with a bank or a consultancy firm? Then this may be your track within the Finance master’s programme.

Prepare for a career in the financial, consulting or business world; learn to analyse complex financial decisions to uncover the underlying forces; benefit from studying in a faculty with major strengths in the world of finance. ... [-]