Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Econometrics and Operations Research, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    14600 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
    2060 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
  • English
    Language

About

Econometrics and Operations Research at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam opens a window to a complicated world that provides insights on which people, businesses and governments base their decisions. Econometrics is the science and art of using statistical methods to analyze financial, marketing and economic data, nowadays often Big Data. 

Operations Research is the science and art of making better decisions in economics, management and finance using mathematical methods.

Programme Structure

Econometrics specializations
  • Econometric Theory
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Marketing Data Science
  • Quantitative Economics
Operations Research specializations
  • Operations Research Theory
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Financial Engineering
For more information, please visit the programme website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Deadlines - 15 July (students with direct admission) / International degree students: 1 April (different deadlines may hold for other category students)

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

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.

    Take IELTS test
  • Minimum required score:

    580

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score:

    92

    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

In order to gain admission to one of our Master’s programmes, you will need to have at least a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited research university including at least three full years of academic study amounting to a minimum of 180 EC or equivalent. We do not require a GRE or GMAT test score.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    14600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14600 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    2060 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2060 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.

Living costs for Amsterdam

1,000 - 1,500 EUR/month
Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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