This minor involves mathematical as well as statistical economics models. It is considered to be the science variant among the economics programmes. Mathematical Economics involves the modelling of economics processes and choices. Econometrics focuses on quantifying economic relations on the basis of data.
Transition to the Master
Econometricians and mathematical economists are much sought after on the job market because of their analytical and quantitative mindset. Once you have completed the Econometrics and Mathematical Economics minor, you will qualify for admission to the Master’s in Econometrics upon completing your Bachelor’s degree. However, it is recommended to add some courses for some tracks od the MSc in Econometrics:
The curriculum of the minor Econometrics and Mathematical Economics consists of compulsory courses with a study load of 30 EC. The minor can be finished within one semester, semester 2. These courses are:
You can find the programme and detailed course descriptions of the current academic year in the Course Catalogue. Please note that the content of the courses may be subject to change. The new course catalogue containing the final programme will be published in the beginning of June.
What do you need to apply?
All students: a short motivation to be copied in the application form
Non-UvA students: a signed and stamped transcript of grades. We understand that due to the corona crisis it might be difficult to provide us with a certified transcript. Therefore, as an exception, we will also accept non-certified transcripts for the minor applications. We rely on your integrity.
Please fll out the form that is applicable to you:
For more general information about taking a minor, visit the student website about minors at UvA Economics and Business. Or you can contact the Education Desk.
|Credits||30 ECTS, 5 months|
|Language of instruction||English|