Master in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics (MSc)
The program focuses on the mathematical and quantitative analysis of economic problems. Acquire the tools to apply mathematical and statistical methods to produce solutions to real-world economic and business challenges in everything from the labor market, capital investment and industrial organizations, to the strategic behavior of firms and individual decision-making.
Tilburg University is ranked #11 worldwide in Business and Economics (Times Higher Education, 2016).
The Master’s program in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics belongs to the programs with the best career perspectives. Graduates are awarded an internationally-recognized Tilburg University Master of Science degree and are qualified to pursue careers in a range of different organizations.
A Tilburg University's Master's program in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics offers you:
- The latest theories, techniques, and applications in econometrics taught within a stimulating and intellectually-challenging academic environment, where you get the scope to develop and test your own mathematical and statistical tools.
- Teaching by leading international scholars from the world-renowned research institute CentER at Tilburg University.
- A degree with a specialization in Pensions, Aging, and Retirement.
- The best start to your future career. Our students go on to pursue successful careers in government, consultancy firms, large and small companies and the non-profit sector, as well as scientific careers in economics or business research.
The Master’s program in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics belongs to the programs with the best career perspectives. Graduates easily find jobs, often before graduation, and they earn above average. Graduates are qualified to pursue careers in a range of different organizations, including Government departments Consultancy firms Research Institutes Research departments of large companies Banks Insurance companies Pension funds.
The program consists of 60 Credits (ECTS), equivalent to 1680 hours of study. The Fall semester starts in September, with exams in December and January. The Spring semester runs from February to June, during which you can take unit courses (from February to March) or Semester courses (from February to May) or both. If you start in September you can focus on your Master Thesis during the Spring semester. If you start in February you can focus on your Master Thesis during the Fall semester.
Key courses & optional courses
- Empirical Finance
- Panel Data Analysis of Microeconomic Decisions
- Dynamic Models and their Applications
- Dynamic Real Investment
- Games and Cooperative Behavior
- Financial Models
- Nonlinear and Robust Optimization
- Pension System Design
- The Economics of Finance and Pensions
- Asset Liability Management
- Management Science
- Issues in Finance and Insurance
- Other courses, to be approved by the examination committee
End of August and end of January.
#11 worldwide in Business and Economics
Times Higher Education, 2016
#18 in the world in Economics and Business
Global Universities Ranking US News, 2016
#37 in the world in Economics & Econometrics
QS World University Rankings
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Last updated December 14, 2017