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EU code
14.3 - Economics
2 - Master
University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
MSc in Economics (degree programme)
Language requirements
If one's nationality is not of a country of which English is considered to be the main and only official language (American, Australian, British, Canadian, Irish, New Zealand), a valid English test score is required. A non-native speaking applicant has to prove that he/she has sufficient English language skills by submitting a test score that meets the FEB requirements. TOEFL 6.0, IELTS 6.5. Not being able to do so, means the applicant cannot enroll.
Academic requirements
The applicants must hold an academic degree (BSc or BA) in Economics
Max available positions
The Master of Science in Economics has a strong international emphasis and offers a wide range of specialisations ranging from theoretical to applied. Students in the programme can choose between a degree programme in general economics or in a specialised field of economics. The following areas of specialisation are offered: Macroeconomics; Microeconomics; History of Economic Theory and Methodology of Economics; Public Economics; Industrial Organisation; International Economics; Development Economics; Monetary Economics and Financial Institutions and International Financial Economics.
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12 months between Sep 1 2010 and Aug 31 2011
Contact person
Diana Hense ( )
Additional information
Available field for target 1, 2, 3 applicants. Before submitting an EMECW13 application, all candidates must: - Check the specific requirements for this programme as specified in - Read and follow the instructions specified in => 'Incoming applicants' Graduates of the Master's programme in Economics have excellent job prospects for positions as researchers and administrators in: international organisations such as the IMF, World Bank, OECD, ECB and other European Community institutions; ministries and government agencies (ministries of finance and economic affairs, economic forecasting agencies, competition authorities and central banks); employer and employee organisations, consumer organisations and environmental organisations; banks; multinational corporations.