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Econometrics

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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.

Discover the MSc Econometrics programme and tracks

In this Master's programme, you can choose one of our 4 tracks.

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. Multi-disciplinary Master's
    You can follow one of our Double Degree MSc programmes, to pursue a Master’s degree in both Econometrics and Mathematics. 
  5. Highly recommended by our students
    Our students value our small classrooms, approachable lecturers and tight student community.

Multi-disciplinary Master's

In the MSc Econometrics you will be trained in several disciplines. Statistical modelling, estimation and testing of economic models and in using economic and financial time series data. After finishing this Master's, you will have everything you need to advise on the effect of economic policies or shape a business strategy with help of data analysis. In the MSc Econometrics you can become an expert in your specialist field of choice (track). If you want to pursue a Master’s degree in both Econometrics and Mathematics, you can follow one of our Double Degree MSc programmes.

'Everything you learn is highly relevant'

Watch Ramon's review of the MSc in Econometrics.

Career prospects

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
Time to find a job

<4 months after graduation

Average starting salary

€2,950

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Liza Isachenko, student MSc Econometrics
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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.
'Lecturers are very motivated and helpful'

Gwendolyn Stuitje: 'The campus is located in the heart of the city. Besides a great academic programme in Econometrics, the UvA is a liberal university that offers many ways to develop yourself in different areas.'

Facts & Figures
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