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Econometrics and Data Science

After graduation

Financial and economic decisions are playing an ever-greater role in our society. That's why econometricians and data scientists are highly sought after on the labour market.

Specialise with a Master's degree

A Master’s programme enables you to gain advanced knowledge and engage in experience-based learning. The specialised knowledge and experience gained are assets in the job market, that help you climb the career ladder. Our follow-on Master’s programme aligns seamlessly with your Bachelor’s programme. Did you take a minor in a specific discipline during your Bachelor's? If so, you may be eligible for admission to the Master's programmes relating to that discipline. For some of these, certain admission requirements apply.

Masters you are unconditionally eligible to
Alumnus Tom - BSc Econometrics and Data Science University of Amsterdam
'Don't lose your eagerness to learn'

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

Where do our graduates work?

As an econometrician you can work for a variety of employers, including:

  • government ministries
  • Dutch Central Bank
  • CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis
  • Statistics Netherlands
  • multinationals
  • consultancies (marketing, data science, business analytics, big data, finance)
  • banks
  • pension funds or insurance companies
  • or start up your own firm
Starting salary (after obtaining MSc degree)

€3,044 gross

Time to find a job

Almost immediately after graduation

Job score


Source: UvA Economics and Business alumni survey

Career preparation and personal development during your Bachelor's

The Economics and Business Career Centre (EBCC) helps you develop individual skills, gain experience and build connections. The team of personal development assistants, career coaches and internship advisors assist you in increasing your employability and confidence when you take your next step after graduation. The skills and experiences you obtained through your studies, internships, and study-related secondary jobs are your currency in a rapidly evolving labour market. The EBCC offers workshops, personality tests and more to help you enhance and improve valuable skills.

Career events
The EBCC organises large career events, often together with study associations. Meet employers and learn about the latest developments in job searching and employment.

Think of the Career month junior, the Amsterdam career days, de FSA profession days, the International Finance Days, the Amsterdam Marketing event and the Amsterdam Recruitment event.