Dian van Rooi_alumnus Economics

Alumna Economics Dian van Rooi

now Stress Test Analist at Rabobank


1 year English Starts end of August and end of January

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.

of the current students is (very) satisfied with the program

National Student Survey, 2017 | n=25

in the Netherlands, #5 in Europe, #21 Worldwide in Business and Economics

Times Higher Education Subject Ranking, 2018

in the Netherlands, #10 in Europe

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:

Typical courses are:

  • Applied Economic Analysis
  • Experiments and Surveys
  • Career Development Economics

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Students at their graduation ceremony

Career prospects

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

Alumni facts

  • 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

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    Students on campus enjoying the good weather

    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).

    Pre-Master’s program

    Only available for Research University students, not for students from a Dutch University of Applied Sciences (HBO). 

    Tuition fees academic year 2018-2019

    EU Non-EU
    € 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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