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Economics (research MSc)

Universiteit van Amsterdam

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The Research Master's in Economics is an intensive programme in economics, econometrics and finance, giving students the opportunity to develop their own projects in a research-focused environment.


The Research Master's in Economics is conducted at the Tinbergen Institute (TI). TI is a school for research and graduate education run jointly in collaboration by the Economics Faculties of the University of Amsterdam (UvA), VU University Amsterdam and the Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR). The programme prepares students to pursue a PhD, but also represents an excellent foundation for those planning careers in consultancy or policy advice.

The TI is committed to offering excellent Master's programmes. Admission to the programme is therefore limited to only the best students. The maximum intake is 45 students a year, with roughly 70% recruited from other countries. The lecturers are leading researchers in the three participating faculties. The research atmosphere is active and dynamic.

Currently, some 100 research fellows and 150 graduate students participate in Tinbergen Institute. TI's PhD alumni (over 450) can be found working for universities and international companies all over the world.

Kosten

2018 Full-time Wettelijk voorgeschreven € 2060 / jaar

admission

Applicants should submit a Curriculum Vitae with their application form.

curriculum

FIRST YEAR:
Advanced econometrics, Mathematics II (incl. programming) and Measure theory and stochastic processes (Mphil Econometrics) (20 EC)
(Advanced) Econometrics, Statistics and Mathematics (Mphil Economics) (20 EC)
Macroeconomics (16 EC)
Microeconomics (20 EC)
Field course (3 EC)
Seminar series (1 EC)
SECOND YEAR:
Specialised coursework (30 EC)
Mphil thesis (30 EC)
For more information please visit www.uva.nl/rmsc-economics.

job perspective

This two-year Research Master's programme is an excellent starting point for PhD research. 90% of the students who successfully complete the TI's Master of Philosophy in Economics obtain a PhD position at the Faculty of Economics and Business or at one of the other participating faculties. The Master of Philosophy in Economics prepares students to pursue a PhD, but also represents an excellent foundation for those planning careers in consultancy or policy advice.

tuition fee

Tuition fees are adjusted annually. For up-to-date information, please see www.uva.nl/collegegeld (Dutch students) or www.uva.nl/tuition (international students).

Niveau WO
Vorm Full-time
Incompany Nee
Open inschrijving Nee
Doorlooptijd 24 maanden
Type MSc (Master of Science)
Kosten (indicatie) Tussen de €450 en €1350
Titulatuur MSc (Master of Science)
Benodigde taalkennis Engels
Gefinancierd Regering
Afronding Diploma
Credits 120