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Econometrics: Financial Econometrics (track)

Career prospects

Econometrics: Financial Econometrics

What can you expect to achieve once you have completed your Master’s in Econometrics? You'll have an excellent foundation for your professional career, whether that is as an econometrician at a large corporation, or as a PhD candidate in a top international programme. The Master’s in Econometrics is a highly successful programme that will introduce you to a wide and international network of alumni.

In the Master’s in Econometrics programme, you receive high quality training in the quantitative analysis of problems in economics and finance. The valuable knowledge, understanding, professional experience and expertise you acquire translate into worthy job prospects. Salaries for graduates in econometrics are substantially higher than those of economics graduates (Elsevier Magazine).

Graduates can be found in a wide variety of private and public organisations, such as: 

  • Financial institutions and banks;
  • research departments of large public and private organisations (DNB, CPB, CBS, IMF, ECB);
  • public agencies;
  • multinationals;
  • consultancy.

Where do Econometrics graduates work?

Examples of positions currently held by Econometrics graduates include:

  • Chief economist at major international bank;
  • managing consultant at major consulting firm;
  • risk management consultant;
  • senior advisor at the Dutch Monopoly and Merger committee;
  • financial controller;
  • director/CEO/CFO/owner of company.

Read more: Application and admission