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Management science, optimization problems, mathematical modelling. Economic analysis for today, quantitative forecasting for tomorrow.

Econometrics and Operations Research is a fascinating scientific discipline which develops quantitative resources and applies them to the analysis of economic problems in their broadest sense. You are prepared for a professional career in which Mathematics, Statistics and ICT are applied for the quantitative analysis of many kinds of problems, either from the world of business, finance, economics or of a more general nature. The programme is divided into two specializations: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, and Operations Research and Business Econometrics. These are usually referred to simply as Econometrics and Operations Research, respectively.

Econometricians find employment in the national policy research departments at planning agencies and government ministries, at financial institutions such as banks and insurance companies and at business consultancy firms. Operations Researchers can be found in a range of industries, such as logistics, innovative software development, transport and distribution, manufacturing and consultancy. You can also apply to study for a PhD in Econometrics, Operations Research, Quantitative Economics, Finance or Applied Mathematics.
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diplomaMSc Econometrics and Operations Research
typeregulier, 60 EC
start1 september
taalvolledig English
opleidingsduur12 maanden voltijd
heeft geen numerus fixus
geen honoursprogramma

Waarom aan de Amsterdam VU?

In the first semester, you will take two econometrics courses and two elective courses, which you can choose from a designated list. Besides this, the first semester is concluded with a case study, in which you can apply the theory studied to practical cases. In the second semester, you will take a third econometric course and you will write your master thesis while carrying out an independent research project.

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specialisatie MSc Honours Programme Operations Research

For talented and ambitious students the master's programme offers an extra opportunity to distinguish themselves with the MSc Honours Programme Operations Research.

This Honours Programme allows master's students to broaden and deepen their knowledge on state-of-the-art operations research techniques.

specialisatie Specialization Econometrics and Mathematical Economics

This specialization focuses on econometric methods and techniques within finance and economics. You will learn how to model a market with several players or 'agents'.

The objective of this kind of modelling exercise is to investigate and analyse optimal strategies for the players

specialisatie Specialization Operations Research and Business Econometrics

This specialization is geared towards optimizing operational business processes. You will learn how to construct and analyse stochastic models of business decision problems.

Discrete Event Simulation Studies play an important role in the design of complex models.


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Toelating en studiekosten

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1 september 2017
wettelijk tarief : € 2006
1 september 2018
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424kamerhuur in Amsterdamboven landelijk gemiddelde
158collegegeldop basis van € 1906 per jaar
80studieboeken en -spullen
77uiterlijkkleding, kapper, schoenen
132vrije tijdstappen, uit eten, vakantie
42vervoernaast de OV-kaart

€ 1292totale maandelijkse uitgaven landelijk gemiddelde is € 1181
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22924 studenten aan de Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
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Op kamers in Amsterdam

115129studenten studerend
47168studenten woonachtig   
€ 424gemiddelde kamerprijs
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aan het woord: studenten en docenten

Joao Bruin
'You achieve more by opting for challenges. You need to enjoy working independently and you need a healthy dose of dedication and determinations.'
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Student experiences

This is real science - science with the special accent that can only come from economics. Science that requires the broad-bases knowledge derived from informatics and econometrics.

Na de studie

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A Master's degree in EOR will give you excellent prospects for employment. You will be able to choose from career opportunities that are both exciting and varied. Econometricians find employment in the national policy research departments at planning agencies and government ministries, at financial institutions such as banks and insurance companies, and at business consultancy firms.

Beroepsperspectief / arbeidsmarkt

Operations Researchers can be found in a range of industries, including logistics, innovative software development, transport and distribution, manufacturing and consultancy.
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bron: Elsevier beste banen 2015

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