Economics careers and subsequent Master's programs
With a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, you will qualify for a wide range of prestigious Master’s programs and jobs all over the world. The Bachelor's program trains you to become an economist, financial analyst or policy advisor. You will understand how people, companies and governments make choices (microeconomics) and the influence of those choices on the economy as a whole (macroeconomics).
Possible jobs Economics
Most students choose to do a Master's degree following their Bachelor's program. After you have completed a Master's program, you'll have a wide range of career options. Graduates found work at accountancy firms, insurance companies and in the banking world.
What can you do with an Economics degree?
Some examples of positions are:
- As an economist, you will use analyses and create models to predict economic change. Your activities will be diverse and are dependent on the organization and the domain where you will work. Using trends and developments in the economy, you will advise companies and governments on economic policy.
- As a data analyst, you will collect, check and interpret data, which you will use to inform and support management decisions and strategy. You'll create models and reports to give meaning to data.
Subsequent Master's programs Economics
After getting your Bachelor's degree, you could start looking for a job, but you will significantly improve your chances by doing a Master's program. With Economics, you have a wide range of Tilburg University Master's programs to choose from. Some Master's programs require you to take certain courses during your Bachelor's program or to follow a Pre-Master's program in order to be admitted. Make sure to check the application and admission page of the Master's program of your choice. With your Bachelor's degree, you will have access to the following Master's programs at Tilburg University:
Companies and governments are facing complex problems in the global economy. With your profound understanding of how integrated and turbulent markets function - and if they fail, how this affects market participants - you can help organizations and governments seize the opportunities available.
Research Master in Economics
CentER's Research Master (RM) in Economics is an intensive two years program. It prepares you for academic research in economics with graduate level coursework and research training. After completing the RM program most students continue with PhD research in economics.
International Business Taxation (LLM)
Learn how tax, legal and economical considerations relate, and get ready to manage the complex problems multinationals face in the field of international business taxation.
Gain in-depth knowledge and understanding of accounting principles and standards, management control, and related subjects, including information systems, sustainability reporting, and data analytics for accountants.
Become an expert in financial management or investment analysis. Learn how to determine a firm's cost of capital, how to plan mergers and acquisitions, get companies listed on the stock market, restructure corporations, make portfolio investment decisions, quantify risks, and hedge them using various derivative instruments.
Become a highly-skilled generalist with an integrated overview of all the major business disciplines: marketing, finance and management. With the additional training in consulting and cross-cultural management, you will gain all essential skills for a managerial career.
Student Career Services is happy to help you along the way. They can help you with your transition to the labor market and are there for you from the moment you embark on your studies, until one year after your graduation.Read more