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.
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
- Financial Economics
- Law and 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.
Graduates can count on great interest from employers. Research from career platform Magnet.me shows that graduates of the Master's program in Economics at Tilburg University are most approached by employers on their platform in 2020. The program is at the top of their list! (in Dutch)
Some examples of our graduates' careers:
- Consultant at The World Bank
- Financial Business Analyst at Unilever
- Economist at Bank of England
- 92% are (very) satisfied with the Master program
- 43% work abroad
- 82% would recommend the Master's program to friends, family or colleagues.
Source: National Alumni Survey, 2019 | n=24
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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