Companies and governments are facing complex problems in the global economy. With your deep 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.
National Student Survey, 2017 | n=25
Times Higher Education Subject Ranking, 2018
Shanghai Global Ranking of Academic Subjects, 2018
Program and courses
The Master's program in economics is an excellent choice if you want to develop the skills, knowledge and attitude for becoming a professional economic analyst. The program is taught by the internationally reputed economics professors of Tilburg University. With about 50% international fellow students, there is a great diversity in nationalities in your classroom.
Compose your own curriculum or specialize with one of six different tracks:
- Behavioral Economics
- Competition and Regulation
- Money, Banking and Financial Markets
- Pensions, Aging and Retirement
- Public Policy
- Sustainability and Growth
Typical courses are:
- Applied Economic Analysis
- Experiments and Surveys
- Career Development Economics
The Master's in Economics qualification gives you a competitive advantage in any career that requires sound economic knowledge, strong economic intuition, and sharp analytical and problem-solving skills.
Graduates started or work for example as:
- Consultant at The World Bank
- Financial Business Analyst at Unilever
- Economist at Bank of England
- Average number of months until first paid job: 2
- Finds a job within 3 months after graduation: 82%
- Gross monthly income one year after graduation: €2,542
Source: National Alumni Survey, 2016 | n=16
Application and admission
This Master’s program starts:
End of August and end of January
Best preparatory programs:
A Bachelor’s degree in Economics or in a similar program (e.g. in Econometrics).
Only available for Research University students, not for students from a Dutch University of Applied Sciences (HBO).
Tuition fees academic year 2018-2019
|€ 2,060*||€ 14,500|
* The EU rate only applies if you enroll for the program without a Master's degree from a Dutch university. More information about the tuition fees and scholarships available for international students.
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Are you interested in one of our Master's programs and do you want to experience what it's like to follow this program at Tilburg University? Then follow a trial lecture of the Master's program of your choice! You can follow a trial lecture from November 1st until December 31st 2018.
10:00 - 14:45
Open day Master's programs
The Open day on Saturday 17 November 2018 offers you the opportunity to get acquainted with our English taught (Pre-)Master's programs and Research Masters, get a taste of the atmosphere at our campus and speak with current students, lecturers and academic advisors.
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