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University of Amsterdam

The MPhil in Economics is an intensive two-year Research Master's programme in economics, econometrics and finance. ... [+]

The Research Master in Economics is an intensive two-year programme in economics, econometrics and finance. The programme is conducted at the Tinbergen Institute (TI), giving students the opportunity to obtain a thorough grounding in economics and to develop their own projects in an engaged, research-focused environment. The Research Master in Economics prepares students to pursue a PhD, preferably at one of the faculties cooperating with TI.

Tinbergen Institute

The Tinbergen Institute (TI) is a school for research and graduate education run jointly by the Economics Faculties of the University of Amsterdam (UvA), Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and the Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR).... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full time
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Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Expanding markets and the increasing complexity and variety of financial products have generated a growing demand for skilled professionals to create, price and hedge com ... [+]

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Financial Engineering is a specialization of the Econometrics and Operations Research master's programme.

Expanding markets and the increasing complexity and variety of financial products have generated a growing demand for skilled professionals to create, price and hedge complex derivatives. The specialization in Financial Engineering provides you with advanced qualifications in operations research and finance, from the management of financial portfolios to risk analysis in financial markets. Financial Engineering is the place where finance meets operations research!

Financial Engineering uses techniques from operations research such as simulation and simulation-based optimization for evaluating options or portfolio optimization. Financial analysts find work at major banks, brokers, and institutional investors such as insurance companies.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
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Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Quantitative Economics is a specialization of the Econometrics and Operations Research master's programme. This in-depth study into cross-roads of applied econometrics an ... [+]

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Quantitative Economics is a specialization of the Econometrics and Operations Research master's programme. This in-depth study into cross-roads of applied econometrics and economics offers you the challenge to explore the active research fields of microeconomics, macroeconomics and/or micro-finance.

Econometrics connects to many academic disciplines including mathematics, statistics, economics, finance, and business studies, and is primarily concerned with the science and art of using economic theory and statistical techniques to analyse economic data. This programme offers you the chance to explore the classical and general intersection of economics and econometrics

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Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full time
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Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Financial Econometrics is a specialization of the Econometrics and Operations Research master's programme. This hands-on study into the econometric methods used on a dail ... [+]

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Financial Econometrics is a specialization of the Econometrics and Operations Research master's programme. This hands-on study into the econometric methods used on a daily basis in the financial industry will let you become the quantitative financial specialist and will place you at the forefront of a successful professional career.

Financial Econometrics connects different academic disciplines including mathematics, statistics, finance, and business studies, and is primarily concerned with the use of financial economic theory and statistical techniques to analyse finance-economic data sets. The econometric methods can be used to analyse financial risk, investment strategies, financial economic policy, monetary policy, high-frequency trading, capital markets, financial stability, and many other topics.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
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Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Econometric Theory is a specialization of the Econometrics and Operations Research master's programme. This in-depth study into the foundations of econometric methods off ... [+]

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Econometric Theory is a specialization of the Econometrics and Operations Research master's programme. This in-depth study into the foundations of econometric methods offers you the challenge to explore and master an active research field that will place you first in any academic or professional career.

Econometrics connects to many academic disciplines including mathematics, statistics, economics, finance, and business studies, and is primarily concerned with the science and art of using economic theory and statistical techniques to analyse economic/finance/marketing data. This principle can be used in so many directions that econometrics can be regarded as a very general study.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
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Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

In our specialization Econometrics and Data Science of the Econometrics and Operations Research master's programme, we welcome you in the fast-developing world of econome ... [+]

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In our specialization Econometrics and Data Science of the Econometrics and Operations Research master's programme, we weldcome you in the fast-developing world of econometrics and data science methods for ultra-high dimensional data sets. In this specialization, we cover the statistical theory of high-dimensional spaces, the computer science skills of handling big data, the econometric methodology of identifying causal economic relations in a data-rich environment. You further learn the practical skills of analyzing, modelling and forecasting key financial and economic variables, for the purpose of improving policy and decision-making.

The specialization Econometrics and Data Science offers an excellent opportunity for those wishing to enhance their quantitative profile for a career in data science. The program combines different academic disciplines including statistics, econometrics, computer science, economics and business, but it is more than a simple intersection of these. In essence, it is concerned with the theory and practice of transforming large and complex data sets into pieces of information that are potentially beneficial for a wide range of purposes relevant to corporates, economic and government institutions, and financial service companies. This will give you a distinct and strong profile, placing you at pole position for a successful career as a data scientist in professional, business and academic environments.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
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Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Data science: a shock to the financial system, or its biggest opportunity? The availability of big data, in combination with rapidly increasing computing power, is uncove ... [+]

Data science: a shock to the financial system, or its biggest opportunity? The availability of big data, in combination with rapidly increasing computing power, is uncovering mechanisms not visible before. Blockchain has the ability to fundamentally change the way we register and administer information. Networks provide the opportunity to build robust and stable interactions. Major challenges lie ahead in understanding what these fascinating new technologies imply for our financial infrastructure.

These developments call for a new type of finance graduate. The Duisenberg Honours Programme in Finance and Technology trains you to master traditional finance techniques in combination with developments in data science. Having graduated from the programme, you’ll have the ability to understand the data techniques, how they can be applied in the financial sector, and how they can transform businesses. While you won’t be a data science specialist, you’ll form a bridge between the programmer and the manager. You’ll understand the technicians, apply the techniques in the financial sector, and sell them to the outside world.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
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Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

The Master’s program in Stochastics and Financial Mathematics at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam trains you in the full depth and breadth of the field, expanding your abilit ... [+]

Master in Stochastics and Financial Mathematics

Stochastics examines phenomena in which chance plays a central role, such as the result of a general election, fluctuations in share prices or the interactions between molecules in a living cell. If you opt for the Master’s program in Stochastics and Financial Mathematics, you will be trained to become a world-class expert in both theory and relevant areas of application. The Master’s program in Stochastics and Financial Mathematics at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam trains you in the full depth and breadth of the field, expanding your abilities and insights and enhancing your opportunities in the job market.

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Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
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Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

A Master’s in Spatial, Transport and Environmental Economics offers excellent career prospects. Many graduates find jobs as policy economists with the government or consu ... [+]

Master in Spatial, Transport, and Environmental Economics (STREEM)

The program offers you the possibility to specialize in spatial, transport or environmental economics.Spatial Economics: analyze how various forces contribute to spatial dynamics and network development from a mainly microeconomic perspective; explore the use and further development of various techniques, methods, and tools in this field.Transport Economics: focus on the causes and consequences of a growing demand for mobility from a microeconomic perspective; address problems such as congestion, reliability, safety and environmental externalities.Environmental Economics: focus on economic aspects of environmental problems and policy; combine scientific and policy expertise; address the need to integrate economics with insights from other disciplines, notably the environmental sciences. ... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
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Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

The Quantitative Finance program is an 84-credit Honours Track that is part of the Master’s program in Finance. You will take three core courses in finance (Investments, ... [+]

Master in Finance: Honours Program Quantitative Finance

The Quantitative Finance program is an 84-credit Honours Track that is part of the Master’s program in Finance. You will take three core courses in finance (Investments, Derivatives, and Quantitative Risk Management), and three advanced methodological core courses in econometrics and financial mathematics.You can select three electives from the Master’s programs in Finance, Econometrics, Mathematics, Business Studies, Economics, and others. This freedom of choice allows you to select your own specialization and create your own career profile. You will be able to emphasize fundamental, methodological subjects or focus on the application of the advanced methodology.In the course of one year you will attend lectures, complete case study assignments, give presentations and conduct extensive research assignments. The program is taught in English. Graduates receive the title of Master of Finance.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
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Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

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 ... [+]

Master in Finance

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.

Study program

The aim of the program The Master’s program in Finance gives you a thorough basis for a good start as a finance professional. The first blow is half the battle. This program raises your level of knowledge in Investments and Corporate Finance, educates you on how to apply this knowledge in practice (cases) and trains you in creating new knowledge at the cutting edge of current academic thought. The first two learning goals are integrated into four compulsory courses (Corporate Finance, Empirical Finance, Asset Pricing & Investments and Financial Markets & Institutions) and two or more elective courses which enables you to specialize further.Both individually and in teams, you will work on academic research projects answering real-life questions raised in the world of finance. Finance can only become your second nature if you are able to acquire, apply and create knowledge simultaneously.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
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Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

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 economi ... [+]

Master in Economics

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.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
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Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Econometrics & Operations Research is a fascinating scientific discipline which develops quantitative resources and applies them to the analysis of economic problems ... [+]

The master's programme in Econometrics and Operations Research at the VU Campus offers you an opportunity to develop your quantitative skills for their use in Finance, Marketing, Economics and Business.

Econometrics and Operations Research opens a window to a complicated world that provides insights on which people, businesses and governments base their decisions. Econometrics is the science and art of using statistical methods to analyze financial, marketing and economic data, nowadays often Big Data. Operations Research is the science and art of making better decisions in economics, management and finance using mathematical methods.

Econometrics specializations Econometric Theory Explore and master the active research field of econometrics Financial Econometrics Study the econometric methods used on a daily basis in the financial industry, and become the quantitative financial specialist Marketing Data Science Learn how data science can improve marketing strategies and gain a quantitative edge in the e-commerce of tomorrow Quantitative Economics Explore the intersections of economics and econometrics; the crossroads of applied econometrics, microeconomics, macroeconomics and macrofinance Operations Research specializations Operations Research Theory Study at the frontiers of science: become a game changer for industry practice Supply Chain Management Shaping supply chain networks in an interconnected world Financial Engineering Become the expert on analyzing and designing financial products ... [-]
Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
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Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

The Master's in Accounting and Control is a one-year program consisting of a minimum of seven courses and a thesis. The program sets a quick pace, with short, focused tea ... [+]

Master in Accounting and ControlThe Master's in Accounting and Control is a one-year program consisting of a minimum of seven courses and a thesis. The program sets a quick pace, with short, focused teaching periods of six weeks, followed by exams. The core of the program consists of required courses in financial reporting, management accounting, corporate law, corporate governance and empirical research in accounting. In addition, you will have the opportunity to take a range of electives on subjects such as auditing, accounting information systems, management control, corporate finance, and accounting theory. Courses typically consist of a mixture of lectures and active teaching methods, involving both individual and group work.Finally, you will write a Master's thesis worth 18 credits. Your thesis will demonstrate that you possess both the knowledge of the discipline expected of an aspiring professional and the research, analytical and reporting skills required of a competent researcher.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
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United International Business Schools

Our academic calendar is based on a quarter system (1 quarter = 10 weeks). Because of the program's flexible structure and modular design, multiple starting dates are ava ... [+]

Starting dates

Our academic calendar is based on a quarter system (1 quarter = 10 weeks). Because of the program's flexible structure and modular design, multiple starting dates are available at the start of every Quarter and of every Term, in October, November, January, February, April, May, July, and August. All campuses follow the same academic calendar.

Program duration

Full-time students can earn a Master degree in 1 academic year of 9 months, for a total of 3 quarters of 20 credits each, or within 12 months when spreading the workload.

Part-time students can earn a Master degree in 2 to 3 academic years, depending on the number of courses attempted per quarter, the course selection and the course planning; earning half the typical number of courses equals twice the duration of the full-time program. The more flexible the working hours, the more courses will be available to finish faster. Students are considered part-time while attempting 6 or fewer courses per quarter. Part-time studies are available only for students with a national passport or residence permit.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
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