Unravel economic complexities in data, theories and markets
UvA Econometrics offers five tracks where you can explore different specialisations in Econometrics. The Econometrics track explores economic complexity, Big Data delves into correlating and interpreting the petabytes of data generated every day by social media and the internet, Financial Econometrics studies the techniques used to analyse financial markets, Mathematical Econometrics looks at the complex calculations governing markets and pricing structures, and finally there is the Free Track for students with an independent approach to their studies who want to choose their own path in econometrics.
- Prepare for a career in one of the most-sought after professions in the world today;
- become fluent in the application of advanced mathematical and statistical methods;
- specialise in econometric theory, panel data and micro- and financial econometrics.
One Master’s programme, five tracks
The Master’s in Econometrics offers you the option to choose one of five top-level academic specialisation tracks:
Each track offers electives as well as fieldwork courses for you to choose from.
After successful completion of this programme, you will receive a legally accredited Master’s degree in Econometrics and the title Master of Science (MSc).
You can combine this programme with a MSc in Mathematics for a double degree. For more information on this option, click on the link below.
Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE)
The Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE) at the University of Amsterdam has an excellent reputation, with an international focus and many highly reputable researchers and teachers. The UvA is placed 57th in the 2016-2017 QS World University Rankings: a challenging environment where critical thinking and an independent and inquisitive mind can roam free. Thanks to a diverse influx of students and an active network of international alumni, you’ll be able to share memories with other ASE graduates for years to come.
Rankings and reputation
The University of Amsterdam offers a world class education:
- 57th in world and 1 st in Netherlands (QS World University Rankings 2016-2017);
- 42 nd worldwide in the Faculty Area Rankings for Social Sciences and Management (QS World University Rankings 2014-2015);
- 63th and 2nd in the Netherlands (Times Higher Education rankings 2016-2017);
- member of LERU (League of European Research Universities), an exclusive network of renowned research universities;
- member of Universitas 21, a network of 27 leading research-intensive universities in 17 countries;
- the Amsterdam School of Economics is an excellently ranked school with an international outlook and highly valued researchers and lecturers;
- The ASE has a highly diverse student body and a vibrant community of international alumni.
- Degree programme
- MSc Econometrics
- Regular study programme
- 60 ECTS, 12 months
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