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MSc Business Economics (Managerial Economics and Strategy Track)

 Course Level
Masters / PG
Full Time

1 Year
 Start month

 Tuition fee

16350 EUR
2006 EUR
2006 EUR

Application fee

International 0 EUR
National 0 EUR
Faculty of Economics and Business
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)92
TOEFL-PBT (min)580
GRE (avg)315
GMAT (avg)600

World University Ranking

About this course

This academic master’s programme teaches students to analyse the functioning of corporations and other organisations from a clear microeconomic perspective, both internally and in the market context in which they operate. The programme places a strong emphasis on an analytical and quantitative approach and way of thinking so that graduates are able to conduct research in Business Economics subjects.

This is a specialised programme for students who have a background in business economics and want to focus on organisational issues, using a quantitative and analytical approach.

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Eligibility Criteria

Please read all the requirements carefully. In the online application you will be asked to upload proof of all mentioned requirements.

  • Academic Bachelor's degree
  • English language proficiency
  • GRE
  • Motivation and initiative
  • Referee

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Course Modules

First semester

  • The first semester involves courses such as Managerial Economics, Strategy, and Behavioural Economics, offering both insight into psychological behaviour and frameworks for thorough analysis.
  • A course on Applied Econometrics further teaches students about analysis, discussing a powerful analytical tool and its applications: the regression model.
  • Markets and Organisations provides a deeper look into the foundations of organisations.

Second semester

  • Here, the focus is more on the individual behind the organisation in Enterpreneurship or on financial decision making in Corporate Finance
  • Power and Authority in Organisations studies the allocation of authority, looking at the extent of centralisation, acquisition and dissemination of knowledge, as well as the motives behind it.
  • The rest of the time is spent on the Master's thesis with a research seminar to prepare for and guide the process.

The exact Course Schedule can be found here: http://abs.uva.nl/binaries/content/assets/programmas/business-economics/schedules-2016-17/be-managerial-economics-and-strategy-ms2-20161018.pdf?2954073228764

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How to Apply

Please make sure to follow each step carefully.  

  • Check the entry requirements
  • Register in Studielink
  • Start your application
  • Pay the tuition fee after admission

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