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MSc Economics

Course Description

Tilburg University's Master’s in Economics program equips you with the tools needed to understand and manage the complex problems facing companies and governments in the modern economy.
What defines the modern economy? Increasingly integrated and turbulent markets, opening up unprecedented opportunities for firms as well greater risks. With your deep understanding of how markets function, when they fail, and the implications of this for market participants, you will be optimally prepared to help organizations and governments seize the opportunities available in the global economy while avoiding potential market pitfalls.

The opportunity to customise your degree with a specialized track. Choose between the tracks Competition and Regulation, Public Policy, Sustainability and Growth, Pensions Aging and Retirement. money Banking and Financial Institutions, or Behavioral Economics.

# 1 in the Netherlands and #10 in Europe in Economics & Econometrics - QS World University Rankings

Future jobs

Because of the excellent reputation of the Tilburg University Economics Department in both teaching and research, your Master's in Economics qualification gives you a competitive advantage in any career that requires sound economic knowledge, strong economic intuition, and sharp analytical and problem-solving skills.

Your degree will be an excellent launch pad for a career as consultant, analyst or policy advisor. Possible job opportunities include positions in:
•International companies
•Management Consulting firms
•Research agencies
•Public sector
•Non-profit sector

Are you passionate about sharing your knowledge with others? After finishing your Master in Economics, Dutch graduates have the possibility to follow a one-year educational post-Master to become a teacher in General Economics.

Visit the MSc Economics page on the Tilburg University website for more details!

Entry Requirements

Entrance requirement for the MSc Economics is a university Bachelor degree in Economics, including courses such as Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Mathematics, Statistics, Game Theory and Industrial Organization. Furthermore, at least two of the following courses: Labour Economics, Environmental Economics, Public Economics, Development Economics, International Economics, International Finance, European Economics, European Financial and Monetary Integration or Industrial Organisation. We also expect a solid background in quantitative methods, that is, in Statistics and Mathematics. This degree should be equal to the Dutch university Bachelor of Science degree. We also request a GRE test score results and a proof of English Proficiency (TOEFL/IELTS/CFE)

Course Fees

EEA citizens (Statutory fee): € 1,998; Non-EEA citizens (Institutional fee): € 14,000

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