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MSc Economics

 Course Level
Masters / PG
 Type
Full Time

 Duration
1 Year
 Start month
September

 Tuition fee

International
16350 EUR
National
2006 EUR
EU
2006 EUR

Application fee

International 0 EUR
National 0 EUR
Department
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
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World University Ranking

About this course

The Master of Science in Economics has a strong international emphasis and offers a wide range of specialisations ranging from theoretical to applied. The programme in Economics provides students with an advanced level of understanding of the economics core (microeconomics, macroeconomics, and econometrics) in combination with an upper-advanced level of understanding in their chosen specialisation.

The Master's programme in Economics offers six fascinating academic specialisation tracks:

  • Markets and Regulation
  • Development Economics
  • Public Policy
  • Monetary Policy & Banking
  • International Economics & Globalisation
  • Behavioural Economics & Game Theory

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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

  • The Markets and Regulation track of the Master’s programme in Economics at the University of Amsterdam focuses on understanding competitive markets, under what conditions they can work, and when they need protection.
  • The Development Economics track of the Master’s programme in Economics gives students the in-depth knowledge and expertise to help spur growth in developing economies. They learn how to shape emerging markets, formulate their balanced and critical views on matters of policy and discover complex interdependencies. 
  • The track Public Policy in the Master’s programme in Economics is a fascinating single-year analysis of how governments intervene in the economy.
  • The Monetary Policy and Banking is a programme that is both knowledge-intensive and research-based, bringing to students the cutting edge of financial stability, monetary theory and regulation.
  • The track International Economics & Globalisation in the Master’s programme in Economics offers a fascinating analysis of current developments in the global economy.
  • The Behavioural Economics & Game Theory track in the Economics Master's programme focuses on the psychology of economic behaviour. In reality, most decisions are not based on calculated optimal behaviour but on psychological, social, cognitive and emotional factors that frame the problem before arriving at a decision.

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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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