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Business Economics

This one-year academic Master’s programme teaches you to conduct research in business economics subjects. Choose from three top-level tracks: Managerial Economics and Strategy, Competition Law and Economics or Neuroeconomics.

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How to apply

Top-5 reasons to study Business Economics at Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE)

  1. Three specialisation tracks to choose from
    Giving you the chance to make a mark on your CV.
  2. Great career prospects
    Our graduates are in high demand for their independent minds and strong interpersonal and transversal skills.
  3. Track specific courses involve business cases and real-life data
    Putting theory into practice with guest lectures from field experts.
  4. Top-level economics research programme
    Putting theory into practice with guest lectures from field experts.
  5. UvA's excellent reputation in the field of economics (top-70)Putting your Master’s degree on a worldwide map with interested employers.

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Three different tracks

The MSc in Business Economics gives you the opportunity to specialise in your field of interest. Choose one of three tracks:

Career prospects

Salaries for UvA MSc Business Economics graduates are among the highest of any discipline (SEO Amsterdam Economics, 2018).

Time to find a job after graduation       :  3 months

Starting salary                                                : € 3,000

After graduation you are ready for a successful career as a researcher or an expert in organisations such as:

  • Multinational corporations
  • Financial institutions
  • Consultants and think tanks
  • Governmental agencies
  • NGOs and non-profit organizations

More about Career prospects

What is Business Economics?

Studying Business Economics gives you an understanding of the functioning of corporations and other organisations: both internally and in the market context in which they operate.

As a Business Economist you analyse a situation, weigh up the evidence and draw various conclusions for policy action.

Is Business Economics for you?

If you have a natural interest in how organisations and (global) markets work and interact, you have a head start. A critical, inquisitive and analytical mind is crucial, as is having a way with numbers and an affinity for math.

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Business Economics
Diploma MSc Business Economics
Type Regulier onderwijs
Vorm Voltijd
Studielast 60 EC, 12 maanden
Voertaal Engels
Start September
CROHO-code 60901