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.
Our alumni work as data analysts, utilising their expertise in econometric modelling and statistical analysis to extract insights from large datasets and make data-driven decisions.
Graduates can specialise in econometric modelling, developing and refining models to forecast economic trends and outcomes.
Alumni find roles as policy analysts, analysing the impact of economic policies and proposing evidence-based recommendations for public and private organisations.
Econometrics graduates can work as risk managers, using statistical models to assess and manage risks in various industries, including insurance and finance.
Alumni can work as economic consultants, providing expert advice to businesses, government agencies, and organisations on economic and policy-related matters.
Career in research
Start off with the Research Master’s
Thinking of a career in academia? The best way to prepare yourself is to follow a research Master's programme before you commence with your PhD. The Research Master's programme in Economics, Finance and Econometrics is offered by the Tinbergen Institute. It offers you access to a doctoral programme at the UvA or another university.
Obtain your PhD
We offer thriving English-taught PhD programmes with excellent opportunities if you want to embark on a doctoral thesis following your Master’s.
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?
All graduates have access to our extensive alumni network, with more than 186.000 alumni worldwide. This network empowers graduates to connect with fellow alumni, students, staff, and corporate relations of UvA Economics and Business. They can explore their fields of interest and discover new opportunities.
Career preparation during your Master's
Our Career Centre is here to help you prepare for your professional career. This team of personal development assistants, career coaches, and internship advisors will assist you in increasing your employability and confidence after graduation. Benefit from:
- career coaching
- professional skills workshops
- CV checks
- networking events