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After your Bachelor's in Econometrics and Operations Research

Most students will pursue a Master’s degree after graduating from their three-year Bachelor’s degree - before starting their career - as is common in the Netherlands. Some students decide to further specialize in the various fields within econometrics, while others decide to apply their extensive knowledge of mathematical models to fields such as data science or data-driven marketing.

With a Bachelor's degree in Econometrics and Operations Research, you will have access to the following Master's programs at Tilburg University.

MSc in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics

In the Master's program in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics the focus is on the mathematical and quantitative analysis of economic issues. You will look for solutions to economic and business-related challenges, such as problems on the labor market, investments, strategic behavior of organizations, and the choice behavior of individuals.

MSc in Business Analytics and Operations Research

Within the Master's program in Business Analytics and Operations Research, you will learn how to use mathematical models and methods to aid decision-making. Examples of topics are: enforcing and elevating dikes in the Netherlands, supply-chain management, planning or scheduling for airports and train stations, and also optimizing processes in the medical world such as the assignment of donor organs or the optimization of certain cancer treatments.

MSc in Quantitative Finance and Actuarial Science

The main theme within the Master's program in Quantitative Finance and Actuarial Science is risk management by using quantitative models. Investors weigh risks against possible gains and limit insurers' risks by calculating the most optimal premiums.

MSc International Business Tax Economics

In the Master's program International Business Tax Economics, you will learn how to deal with complex problems that companies encounter in the world of international taxation.

MSc Marketing Analytics

The Master's program in Marketing Analytics focuses on research methods that can be applied to market research and on the effect of certain marketing tools. What is the influence of advertisements? How to launch a new product? Is there a good climate for product development? You will need to take additional preparatory courses in order to qualify for this Master's program

MSc Economics

Within the Master's program in Economics, you will get the tools to deal with complex problems which governments and companies experience in today's complicated economic landscape. You will learn how to apply the correct models, and how to analyze and understand the results. You will need to take additional preparatory courses in order to qualify for this Master's program.

Research Master

Are you interested in a career in academia by working as a researcher and by maybe one day earning a PhD? Then take a look at the Research Master's degrees offered by CentER, the research department of the School of Economics and Management.



Of course you can also use the expertise you gained at Tilburg University to apply for Master’s programs at other universities in the Netherlands or at prestigious universities abroad. Some of our graduates have successfully done so in the past.




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