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Econometrics

Econometrics

Prepare for a career in one of the most sought-after professions in the world today. The Master's in Econometrics (MSc) deals with statistical modelling, estimation and testing of economic models using economic and financial time series data. Unravel economic complexities in data, theories and markets. Become fluent in the application of advanced mathematical and statistical methods.

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Top-5 reasons to study Econometrics at Amsterdam School of Economics

  1. Excellent career prospects
    Econometrists and data scientists are in high demand. Your internationally recognised MSc degree qualifies you for a career in both the business and non-profit sector.
  2. Create your own MSc
    Follow your interests and choose 1 of 4 tracks. Specialise in econometric theory, data science , economic market behaviour or financial market analysis.
  3. Apply advanced theory to real-life cases
    Get solid training in computer programme-based execution and implementation of mathematical and statistical methods.
  4. Highly recommended by our students
    Study in an international environment, in the heart of Amsterdam, with plenty of job opportunities.
  5. UvA's wordwide ranking
    The Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE) is an internationally top-70 ranked school. So earning your MSc here means that you will have studied at one of the best schools of economics in the world.

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One MSc programme, 4 tracks

Become an expert in your specialist field of choice (track). Develop your academic skills and insights by solving real-life business problems individually or in co-operation with your fellow students. For example:

You can combine the MSc in Econometrics with the MSc in Mathematics or the MSc in Stochastics and Financial Mathematics for a double degree.

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Career options

Time to find a job after graduation: < 4 months
Starting salary: €2.950

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
  • consultancy

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Is the Master’s in Econometrics for you?

Econometrists help solve economic and societal questions by analysing real data through mathematical and statistical models. In the MSc Econometrics we train you to programme these models and interpret their outcome effectively. If you recognise yourself in the following profile, Econometrics could be the right choice for you:

  • You have a strong background in mathematics, statistics, and econometrics;
  • You are interested in economics and societal issues;
  • You are capable of working independently and in groups;
  • You show initiative;
  • You are fluent in English.

Check out the entry requirements

Econometrics
Degree programme MSc Econometrics
Type Regular study programme
Mode Full-time
Credits 60 ECTS, 12 months
Language of instruction English
Starts in September
CROHO code 60177