Did the economic crises have an effect on elderly care? How can we increase profits sustainably? How will Brexit affect the European economy? Econometrists help to answer these questions by analysing real data through mathematical and statistical models. In the BSc Econometrics we train you to programme these models and interpret their outcome effectively.
Earning your BSc at the University of Amsterdam means that you will have studied at one of the best universities in the world.
This Bachelor’s is an excellent preparation for your Master’s in Econometrics. An MSc degree in Econometrics will definitely increase your job opportunities.
Inspiring guest lectures are an important part of our curriculum. They will give you the option to interact with industry experts and get a first impression of your future work environment.
Also, we host a very active study association (VSAE) that organises a wide range of business network events and other exciting activities like the international Econometric Game. This yearly competition attracts teams from the best universities in the world.
International Econometric Game: world championships in Econometrics
During lectures you have plenty of opportunity to ask individual questions and discuss answers thanks to the small size of the groups. Lectureres will challenge your acedemic thinking by discussing theory and having you apply the acquired knowledge to real business cases, using real business data. You will team up with fellow students to find solutions for these issues, which will widen your perspective and give you a great learning experience.
After the 2nd year of the programme, you can choose between 2 specialisations:
You will attend lectures at the Roeterseiland Campus, right in the heart of Amsterdam. Our campus offers everything you need to study effectively and meet with fellow students. From a large library and 1,100 internet-connected study places to a well-catered restaurant, student pubs and a cinema.
As an econometrician or data scientist you build models that can explain the problems under investigation and predict changes. With these models you help organisations and businesses deal with questions like:
Econometricians are highly sought after on the labour market.
|Average starting salary:||€3,100 gross|
|Average salary after 5 years:||€5,000 gross|
The Bachelor Econometrics is a great step to a Master’s programme or first job. As a qualified econometrician you could work for organisations such as:
If you recognise yourself in the following profile, Econometrics could be the right choice for you.
Do you want to find out the main differences between our Bachelor’s programmes in Econometrics and Actuarial Science? Or are you still not sure which programme is the right fit for you? Download the infographic and compare our Bachelor’s programmes on a range of criteria to help you make your choice.
|Degree programme||BSc Econometrics|
|Credits||180 ECTS, 36 months|
|Language of instruction||English|