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 detailed course descriptions in the current Course Catalogue. Please be aware that this is the Course Catalogue for 2018-2019 and the list may be subject to change for the next academic year. The Course Catalogue for the 2019-2020 academic year will be available as of June.
You need to apply for the minor before you can register for minor courses. For the application form, please visit the current Course Catalogue. Apply before 1 June 2019 to make sure you can register for your courses.
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|