Master of Science in Econometrics: Complexity and Economic Behaviour

University of Amsterdam

Program Description

Master of Science in Econometrics: Complexity and Economic Behaviour

University of 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.

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

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

  • Complexity and Economic Behaviour
  • Data Science & Business Analytics
  • Econometrics
  • Financial Econometrics

Each track offers electives as well as fieldwork courses for you to choose from. You can combine this programme with an MSc in Mathematics for a double degree. For more information on this option, click on the link below.

Degree

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

You can combine this programme with an MSc in Mathematics for a double degree. For more information on this option, click on the link below.

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.

Career prospects

What can you expect to achieve once you have completed your Master’s in Econometrics? You'll have an excellent foundation for your professional career, whether that is as an econometrician at a large corporation, or as a PhD candidate in a top international programme. The Master’s in Econometrics is a highly successful programme that will introduce you to a wide and international network of alumni.

In the Master’s in Econometrics programme, you receive high-quality training in the quantitative analysis of problems in economics and finance. The valuable knowledge, understanding, professional experience and expertise you acquire translate into worthy job prospects. Salaries for graduates in econometrics are substantially higher than those of economics graduates (Elsevier Magazine).

Graduates can be found in a wide variety of private and public organisations, such as:

  • Financial institutions and banks;
  • research departments of large public and private organisations (DNB, CPB, CBS, IMF, ECB);
  • public agencies;
  • multinationals;
  • consultancy.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated October 19, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2019
Duration
Duration
12 months
Full time
Price
Price
2,060 EUR
EU/EEA students €2,060 per year. Non-EU/EEA students €14,950 per year
Information
Deadline
Mar. 1, 2019
For applicants with an international Bachelor's degree (from all EU and non-EU universities outside the Netherlands): 1 March 2019 - for applicants who are applying for university housing 1 April 2019 - for applicants who are not applying for university housing For applicants with a Bachelor's degree from another Dutch faculty/university: 1 June 2019
Locations
Netherlands - Amsterdam, North Holland
Start date : Sept. 2019
Application deadline Mar. 1, 2019
For applicants with an international Bachelor's degree (from all EU and non-EU universities outside the Netherlands): 1 March 2019 - for applicants who are applying for university housing 1 April 2019 - for applicants who are not applying for university housing For applicants with a Bachelor's degree from another Dutch faculty/university: 1 June 2019
End date Request Info
Dates
Sept. 2019
Netherlands - Amsterdam, North Holland
Application deadline Mar. 1, 2019
For applicants with an international Bachelor's degree (from all EU and non-EU universities outside the Netherlands): 1 March 2019 - for applicants who are applying for university housing 1 April 2019 - for applicants who are not applying for university housing For applicants with a Bachelor's degree from another Dutch faculty/university: 1 June 2019
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