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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.

Master of Science Program in Economic Studies in the Netherlands

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University of Amsterdam

The Master in Economics (MSc) at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) offers the following areas of specialisation: Behavioural Economics & Game Theory, Industrial Organ ... [+]

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; ... [-]
Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
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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 finan ... [+]

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 ... [-]
Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
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University of 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 mo ... [+]

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:... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
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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 finan ... [+]

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 high regard for critical thought, you're sure to find challenging discussions, rewarding research and 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 ... [-]
Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full time
12 
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University of 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 be ... [+]

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.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
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University of 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 perspec ... [+]

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.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full time
12 
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University of 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 ... [-]
Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full time
12 
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University of 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 ... [-]
Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full time
12 
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University of 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 merg ... [+]

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. ... [-]
Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
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12 
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University of Amsterdam

How should banks be managed? What is the real purpose of banks? How should we regulate the banking sector? These questions are at the core of the Banking and Regulation t ... [+]

How should banks be managed? What is the real purpose of banks? How should we regulate the banking sector? These questions are at the core of the Banking and Regulation track in the Finance Master’s programme. The global financial crisis of 2008 resulted in a strong demand for academics, policymakers and practitioners to help secure micro and macro-prudential regulation of the modern banking sector.

Do you have what it takes to keep order in the fast-moving world of high finance, to become a specialist in financial regulations, banking and international corporate governance? Then this track is where your career begins.

Prepare for a career in banking, banking regulation or consulting become an expert in banking and financial regulation study at a faculty with major strengths in the world of finance One Master's programme, five tracks ... [-]
Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full time
12 
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University of Amsterdam

How should institutional investors invest their clients’ money? How can pensions funds structure their investment portfolio to achieve optimal asset liability structures? ... [+]

How should institutional investors invest their clients’ money? How can pensions funds structure their investment portfolio to achieve optimal asset liability structures? Should you hedge currency risk? How do we price securities? What is the effect of high-frequency trading on financial markets? Asset management (or investment management) studies portfolios of assets, typically including stocks, bonds and cash, for individuals or companies.

Would you like to work in an environment with professional investors such as mutual funds, pension funds or hedge funds? Are you interested in asset pricing and portfolio management? Then this track in the Finance Master’s programme may be the one for you.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
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12 
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University of Amsterdam

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 ... [+]

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 a minimum of 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.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
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12 - 24 
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University of Amsterdam

This one-year research-based Master programme has a strong international focus on the functioning of markets and their regulation. ... [+]

This one-year research-based Master programme has a strong international focus on the functioning of markets and their regulation.

The Markets & Regulation track of the Master’s programme in Economics at the University of Amsterdam focusses on understanding competitive markets, under what conditions they can work, and when they need protection. In this field, economics is used to regulate big business through government intervention. Develop a thorough understanding of modern oligopoly theory and become proficient in the current issues of market regulation and competition policy.

Based upon a common core in micro, macro and econometrics, students take specialisation courses including Advanced Industrial Organisation, Regulation, Empirical Market Analysis and Competition Policy. Original research in the second semester culminates in a master’s thesis that combines applied theory and econometrics to cutting-edge market matters.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
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12 
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University of Amsterdam

The Master (MSc) in Business Economics at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) teaches you how to make the right organisational and financial decisions for organisations. It ... [+]

The Master (MSc) in Business Economics at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) teaches you how to make the right organisational and financial decisions for organisations. It is a specialised programme for students who have a background in business economics and want to focus on organisational issues, using a quantitative and analytical approach.

The Managerial Economics and Strategy track of the Business Economics Master's programme focuses on the economic performance of organisations. It provides you with the broad range of skills, the in-depth knowledge and the international expertise that you will need in your career. You'll acquire the knowledge you need to understand the design of firms and other types of organisations.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
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University of Amsterdam

This one-year research-based Master programme has a strong international focus on the functioning of organisations in regulated competitive environments. ... [+]

This one-year research-based Master programme has a strong international focus on the functioning of organisations in regulated competitive environments.

Competition is one of the prime organising principles of a market economy. Companies perform better because of it; laws protect its processes, and international institutions enforce these laws when competition comes under threat. In the Competition Law and Economics track, students of the Business Economics Master’s programme learn to understand the intricacies of competition and the regulations that govern it. A track for future business leaders and policymakers that would enjoy working in and with competitive markets.

Combine economics classes with courses in law by the Amsterdam Law School; Prepare for a career in large corporations, specialised consultancies, dedicated NGO’s and competition agencies worldwide, or in parts of government concerned with competition and regulation; Enjoy a strong research focus, highly qualified international staff and passionate discussion with fellow students from competitive economies over the world. One Master’s programme, three tracks ... [-]
Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
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