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.
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National Student Survey 2022 (n=53)
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 60% 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
- Competition and Regulation
- Data Science
- Financial Economics
- Public Policy
- Sustainable Development
Typical courses are:
- Applied Economic Analysis
- Economics and Psychology of Social Norms and Strategic Behavior
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
- 100% are (very) satisfied with the Master's program
- 95% would recommend the program to friends, family and colleagues
- Gross monthly income one year after graduation: € 2,645
Source: National Alumni Survey, 2021 | n=21
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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