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Financial Econometrics (Msc Econometrics)
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Your internationally recognised MSc degree provides you with a solid foundation to start your professional career from. Whether you want to become an econometrician at a large corporation, a data scientist in the finance sector or a PhD candidate in a top international programme.

A lot of our students find a job even before they graduate. And with good reason: our graduates are highly sought after following an excellent training in econometrics and data science. We have a full research programme dedicated to the field. So you will gain insight in the latest theories and techniques, to bring with you to your 1st employer. 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, public agencies, multinationals and consultancies.

Time to find a job

<4 months after graduation

Average starting salary


UvA EB alumni worldwide


'Don't lose your eagerness to learn'

Meet Tom, he studied the Master's Econometrics and currently he is Head of Product at a company named Buildingblocks. How did he experience the transition to the labor market?

graduation MSc students Amsterdam School of Economics

Where do our 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
  • owner of your own company

Career in research

Recommended by our alumni

Why did alumni Jan Sviták, Axel Augustinus and Emir Karadag decide to study Econometrics at the University of Amsterdam? And where do they work now?

Alumni network

All graduates have access to our extensive alumni network, with more than 186,000 alumni worldwide. This network enables graduates to find and connect with fellow alumni, students, staff and corporate relations of UvA Economics and Business, in their field of interest and to find new opportunities.

Career preparation MSc Econometrics

Career preparation during your Master's

Studying at the UvA Economics and Business goes beyond academic learning. Our Career Centre helps you to explore your options, develop skills and connect to companies so you can make your transition to the job market with confidence.

  • Career Journey

    We didn’t craft a one way programme, but selected essential options in 5 categories. This way you can put together your own career journey. In your own time. At your own pace.

  • Career preparation activities

    In addition to the career knowledge and skills you can develop, the UvA Economics and Business study associations and our corporate partners offer many activities to support you on your personal career journey. For example:

    • career coaching
    • professional skills workshops
    • network events
    • personality tests
    • CV-checks

    This all helps to increase your employability and confidence about your next step after graduation.

Orientation Year Permit

The Orientation Year permit is a 1-year permit that allows recent international graduates to live and work in the Netherlands without a permit for 1 year.