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MSc Econometrics (Big Data Analytics 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

The Master in Econometrics (MSc) at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) deals with statistical modelling, estimation and testing of economic models using economic and financial time series data.

The Big Data Business Analytics track of the Master’s in Econometrics programme is designed with the help of leading Big Data companies to connect one of the most promising developments in today's business with the econometrics curriculum.

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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

  • In the first semester, students are given a solid basis in econometrics with several core courses for students of all tracks.
  • General Equilibrium Theory teaches them how to formulate the general equilibrium model and understand its basic properties, and critically evaluate underlying model assumptions and implications.
  • Through Advanced Econometrics 1 and 2, they obtain a deep understanding of econometric theory, practice and inference by using a variety of advanced techniques.
  • The theoretical background and economic applications of Game Theory trains them in the ability to model interactive decision-making situations using game-theoretic techniques, and compute and characterise their equilibrium outcomes.
  • Students also take one elective and one track-defining course, Machine Learning for Econometrics

Second semester

  • During the first part of the second semester, they choose 3 electives related to their track
  • In their track-defining course Quantitative Marketing, they analyse relevant marketing questions and learn to apply quantitative techniques for making data driven marketing decisions.
  • Part two will be spent on completing a thesis in one of four specialised areas of expertise. A research staff member from the Department of Quantitative Economics supervises their work.

The Exact Course Schedule can be found at: http://ase.uva.nl/binaries/content/assets/programmas/econometrics/schedules-2016-17/econometrics-big-data-business-analytics-nieuw-ms1-20161012.pdf?2952727654141

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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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