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Managerial Economics and Strategy (MSc Business Economics)

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In the Managerial Economics and Strategy track you will learn how to make the right organisational and financial decisions for organisations. This is one of the tracks you can opt for in the MSc Business Economics.

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Master's Week: 18-24 Nov
Master's Week: 12 -16 Feb
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Why choose Managerial Economics and Strategy?

  1. Beside the 5 general courses of the MSc Business Economics in your curriculum, you will have 2 courses and 1 elective to choose, with focus the different aspects of decision making in organisations and corporate performance.
  2. You will be lectured by professors and experts working in a wide range of economic organisations and fields. Therefore, you have access to up-to-date cases and learnings from the field of managerial economics and strategy.
  3. After graduation, you have an excellent job prospect as e.g. expert in economic policy or strategic planner.
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The Managerial Economics and Strategy track provides deep insights into the drivers of corporate performance. Unravel the secrets of successful organisations. Learn how to make analytically motivated organisational decisions to improve economic performance. You will graduate fully prepared for a rewarding career dealing with organisational issues, combining both a quantitative and an analytical approach.

Career prospects

Graduates of the Master's programme in Business Economics/Managerial Economics and Strategy track have excellent job prospects for positions as researchers and experts in:

  • consultancy/human resource management (HRM)
  • academic career
  • economic policy
  • strategic planner

Recent placements include Heineken, Rabobank, PWC, ING, Dutch Central Bank (DNB).

Is the Master's in 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. Are you an ambitious student, but do you not yet meet the admission requirements for the Master’s programme? Start our pre-Master’s programme in September and gain all the necessary knowledge and skills to start your Master's.

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Managerial Economics and Strategy is one of the tracks you can opt for in our Master's in Business Economics.

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Degree programme
MSc Business Economics
Regular study programme
60 ECTS, 12 months
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Roeterseiland campus