The 1st step of our application process for students from another Dutch faculty or university is checking the entry requirements of this Master’s. In your online application you will be asked to upload proof of all mentioned requirements.
The Admissions Office will evaluate your eligibility on the basis of 3 criteria.
You are eligible to apply to this Master’s programme if you are holding a completed Bachelor's or Master's degree in Economics or Econometrics from a Dutch university. You are expected to have taken courses at intermediate level in:
Additionally, you are expected to have a solid background in mathematics and statistics. Relevant course work will be evaluated after your online application has been submitted:
If you have already graduated and your previous education does not fulfill this programme’s requirements: Students with previous EU academic/applied science education and an EU/EEA nationality will be taken into consideration for a pre-master’s programme. Students with previous non-EU education and a non-EU nationality may wish to consider applying for a Master’s-qualifying programme at the Cambridge Education Group.
If you are a student with one of the following degrees, you have direct admission to our MSc in Economics, without any further conditions:
Limited places are available for pre-Master’s students Economics from other Dutch Research Universities. If you are a student from another Dutch Research University, you are expected to have taken courses at intermediate level in:
It is required to have a solid background in Mathematics and Statistics and a minimum GPA of 7.0 is required.
If you apply to this programme and meet the entry requirements, you are selected on your GPA. Therefore, you are required to obtain an overall GPA of 7.0 with good grades on econometrics/quantitative research methods and micro- and macroeconomics. All on intermediate level. If your GPA is lower than 7.0, we will take your application into account, but you will need excellent grades on the above mentioned courses.
Your GPA should be calculated over:
Send your GPA calculation along with your application, you do not have to update your GPA calculation after 1 June.
If you want to apply for this programme, we expect you to have the intrinsic motivation to test and build upon knowledge gained in the programme. Coursework is designed to keep with this expectation. It demands significant personal initiative and active contribution from you. In your application, you are asked to upload a motivation letter.