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.
National Student Survey 2018 | n=39
Times Higher Education Subject Ranking, 2019
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 to become a professional economic analyst. The program is taught by internationally renowned economics professors of Tilburg University. With about 50% international fellow students, there is great diversity in nationalities in your classroom.
Compose your own curriculum or specialize with one of six different tracks:
- Behavioral Economics
- Data Science (more information follows soon)
- Financial Economics
- Law and Economics
- Public Policy
- Sustainable Development
Typical courses are:
- Applied Economic Analysis
- Experiments and Surveys
- Career Development Economics
Upon graduating you will have obtained the following title (as stated on your diploma): Master of Science.
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.
Some examples of our graduates' careers:
- 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:
At the end of August and at the end of January
Best preparatory programs:
A Bachelor’s degree in Economics or in a similar program (e.g. in Econometrics).
Open to Research University students, not for students from a Dutch University of Applied Sciences (HBO).
Tuition fees and scholarships
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Study choice events
To be announced
Virtual Open Week: February 25 - March 1
During our Virtual Open Week, from Monday February 25th until Friday March 1st, you have the opportunity to experience our international Bachelor’s and Master’s programs without having to travel to Tilburg or even leave the comfort of your home. The Virtual Open Week will offer topic-specific online information sessions - including information on studying in Holland, living in Tilburg and studying at Tilburg University - as well as live chat and a Q&A.
10:00 - 14:45
Open day Master's programs
The Open day on Saturday 6 April 2019 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.
To be announced
Trial lectures Master's programs Tilburg University
Are you interested in one or more Master's programs and do you want to experience what it is like to follow this program(s) at Tilburg University? Then follow a trial lecture! You can follow a regular lecture of the Master's program(s) of your choice in November and December, 2019.
Interested in the MSc Economics?
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