Economics and Business, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    14300 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
    1984 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
  • English
    Language
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Build strategies, make policies, grasp markets. Choose from many specialisations, and learn how best to allocate resources, organise businesses, and make recommendations based on first-rate analyses.

About

Build strategies, make policies, grasp markets. Choose from many specialisations, and learn how best to allocate resources, organise businesses, and make recommendations based on first-rate analyses.

Pick from a wealth of options in a rich and varied programme. Organisational governance and strategy, free competition, privatisation, and government regulations: learn how to tackle issues in these and other areas from an economics standpoint. Learn how to base policy recommendations and strategies on your in-depth analyses. The Erasmus School of Economics is well renowned, and has a strong international dimension; Rotterdam is a world hub for business. Select from specialisations in Economics, Business Economics, and Applied Economics. Pursue one of the main subdisciplines such as finance, marketing, and economic policy. Specialise or keep it broad, and get set for a career in government, banking, international business, or academia.

Accreditation

Accredited by: NVAO in: Netherlands

Programme Structure

Programme internationalization:

    This programme has a workload of 60 ECTS.

    Specialities:

    Behavioural Economics:

    Are you fascinated by the psychological aspects of economics?

    Economics of Management and Organisation:

    The skills and tools every ambitious and forward looking leader needs.

    Data Science and Marketing Analytics:

    Theory and practice from computer science, marketing, economics, and statistics

    Industrial Dynamics and Strategy:

    Become a leading change maker.

    Financial Economics:

    Your stepping stone to an international career in finance.

    Health Economics:

    Are you ready to tackle 21st Century challenges at one of the leading Health Economics institutes in Europe?

    International Economics:

    Analyse the economic interdependence of nations.

    Marketing:

    Your international future in designing, executing and measuring the effectiveness of marketing strategies starts here

    Policy Economics:

    Ready to make a difference? Solve major economic policy problems like pension and health care systems in ageing societies, the eurocrisis, rising inequality and the environment.

    Urban, Port & Transport Economics:

    The dynamics of economic activity and transport intensity unravelled.

    Audience

    Those interested in the economists’ perspective on issues such as privatisation, corporate governance, market competition, government regulation, and corporate strategy, should choose the master programme Economics and Business. The programme equips students with an analytical mind for a career in banking, accountancy, administration, consultancy or economic research.

    Detailed Programme Facts

    • Programme intensity Full-time
      • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Credits
      60 ECTS
    • Languages
      • English
    • Delivery mode
      On Campus

    English Language Requirements

    You only need to take one of these language tests:

    • Minimum required score:

      6.5

      The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    • Minimum required score:

      90

      The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

    Academic Requirements

    Additional language requirements:

    • IELTS listening: 6.5
    • TOEFL computer based: 232
    • TOEFL internet based: 90

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      14300 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 14300 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
    • EU/EEA

      1984 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 1984 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.

    Living costs for Rotterdam

    760 - 1,270 EUR/month
    Living Costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

    Funding

    StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.