Master degree
12 months
Application deadlines: 1 April
Processing time: 30 days
Intakes: September
International tuition: €14,950
Domestic tuition: €2,083

Program overview

UvA Econometrics offers four tracks where you can explore different specialisations in Econometrics. The Econometrics track explores economic complexity using real data and statistical tools to analyse economic or business problems, Data Science and Business Analytics (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, and Complexity and Economic Behaviour looks at the complex calculations governing markets and pricing structures 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.

Study options

This program can be done
On campus



    1. Academic Bachelor's degree Applicants are expected to hold a Bachelor‘s or Master‘s degree in Econometrics, or to have taken econometrics, mathematics and statistics as major subjects (minimum of 18EC or comparable for each subject). Please note that a Bachelor's degree from a university of applied sciences or a Fachhochschule (Germany) are not taken into consideration. Specific entry requirements apply to Chinese students and African students. 2. English language proficiency We require evidence of English language proficiency: TOEFL IBT: 92, at least 22 on each sub-score (TOEFL institution code: 9011) IELTS Academic: 6.5, at least 6 on each sub-score Cambridge Assessment English: Certificate in Advanced English: 170 Points Overall and in each skill Certificate of Proficiency in English: 170 Points Overall and in each skill Exemptions Applicants who have obtained their diploma/degree in one of the following countries: The Netherlands, Australia, Canada (with the exception of Quebec), Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States of America. 3. GRE All applicants need to take a GRE test before the application deadline in order to be considered for this programme. So please start planning your test date on time. While taking the test is mandatory, there is no required minimum score, only a recommended minimum score. Even if you do not achieve the recommended score, the remainder of your application will still be assessed. Completion of all sections is required. There is a minimum recommended score of 155 for the Quantitative Reasoning section. For registration please refer to the GRE website. The institution code for GRE 7878 U Amsterdam School of Economics. GMAT In place of a GRE, a GMAT test score may be accepted in the following cases: if you have already obtained a GMAT score if in your country it is difficult to take the GRE test on a short notice (e.g. China, Taiwan). Completion of all sections required. There is a minimum recommended overall score of 600. 4. Motivation and initiative Applicants are expected to have the intrinsic motivation to test and build upon this knowledge. Coursework is designed in keeping with this expectation and demands significant personal initiative and an active contribution on the part of the student. Applicants are asked to upload a motivation letter and CV in their online application. 5. Academic Referee Applicants are expected to invite at least one academic referee to submit their reference online. In the online application you need to fill out the contact details of the referee. Please make sure that your referee has agreed to write a recommendation before you register the referee's details. Your references should refer to your academic experience (e.g. coming from a former teacher).

    Career opportunities

    This program prepares for a career in one of the most-sought after professions in the world today.

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