Detailed information about selected course/program
EU code
11.9 - Others - Mathematics, Informatics
Mobility
2 - Master
Location
University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Subject
Econometrics, Mathematical economics
Course/Program
MSc in Econometrics (degree programme)
Language
English
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 Quantitative Economics
Max available positions
10
Information
The MSc in Econometrics is a multidisciplinary one-year programme (60 EC) that provides a balanced and rigorous training in quantitative analysis of problems in economics and finance. The programme consists of advanced courses in both mathematical economics and econometrics. Mathematical economics deals with mathematical modelling of such market phenomena as price adjustment processes. Econometrics deals with statistical modelling, estimation and testing of economic models using economic and financial time series data. Students will also learn to apply advanced mathematical and statistical methods, supported by modern software packages such as E-Views and OX, to the exploration. The Master's programme has a demanding curriculum, designed to be completed during 12 months of full-time study. Classes usually take up a total of 12-15 hours each week. The Master in Econometrics has four tracks: Econometrics; Financial Econometrics; Mathematical Economics and the Free track.
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Duration
12 months between Sep 1 2010 and Aug 31 2011
Contact person
Diana Hense (Msc-feb@uva.nl )
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 http://www.studeren.uva.nl/msc_econometrics/ - Read and follow the instructions specified in http://www.uva.nl/emecw => 'Incoming applicants' The Econometrics track emphasises statistical techniques for both microeconomic and macroeconometric analysis. Financial Econometrics focuses on mathematical and statistical techniques and their application to financial models and time series. Graduates of the MSc in Econometrics have a diverse range of excellent job prospects. Many graduates find employment in economic policy research departments (such as central planning bureaus or governmental institutions), in the financial sector (pension funds, investment banks, insurance companies), with multinationals, in the computer industry or as consultants. In addition, the Master in Econometrics is the ideal stepping stone to a PhD pr