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Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized research.

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Master Degree in Economic Studies in Netherlands

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Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Expanding markets and the increasing complexity and variety of financial products have generated a growing demand for skilled professionals to create, price and hedge com ... [+]

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Financial Engineering is a specialization of the Econometrics and Operations Research master's program.

Expanding markets and the increasing complexity and variety of financial products have generated a growing demand for skilled professionals to create, price and hedge complex derivatives. The specialization in Financial Engineering provides you with advanced qualifications in operations research and finance, from the management of financial portfolios to risk analysis in financial markets. Financial Engineering is the place where finance meets operations research!

Financial Engineering uses techniques from operations research such as simulation and simulation-based optimization for evaluating options or portfolio optimization. Financial analysts find work at major banks, brokers, and institutional investors such as insurance companies.... [-]

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Quantitative Economics is a specialization of the Econometrics and Operations Research master's program. This in-depth study into cross-roads of applied econometrics and ... [+]

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Quantitative Economics is a specialization of the Econometrics and Operations Research master's program. This in-depth study into cross-roads of applied econometrics and economics offers you the challenge to explore the active research fields of microeconomics, macroeconomics and/or micro-finance.

Econometrics connects to many academic disciplines including mathematics, statistics, economics, finance, and business studies, and is primarily concerned with the science and art of using economic theory and statistical techniques to analyse economic data. This program offers you the chance to explore the classical and general intersection of economics and econometrics

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Financial Econometrics is a specialization of the Econometrics and Operations Research master's program. This hands-on study into the econometric methods used on a daily ... [+]

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Financial Econometrics is a specialization of the Econometrics and Operations Research master's program. This hands-on study into the econometric methods used on a daily basis in the financial industry will let you become the quantitative financial specialist and will place you at the forefront of a successful professional career.

Financial Econometrics connects different academic disciplines including mathematics, statistics, finance, and business studies, and is primarily concerned with the use of financial economic theory and statistical techniques to analyse finance-economic data sets. The econometric methods can be used to analyse financial risk, investment strategies, financial economic policy, monetary policy, high-frequency trading, capital markets, financial stability, and many other topics.... [-]

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Econometric Theory is a specialization of the Econometrics and Operations Research master's program. This in-depth study into the foundations of econometric methods offer ... [+]

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Econometric Theory is a specialization of the Econometrics and Operations Research master's program. This in-depth study into the foundations of econometric methods offers you the challenge to explore and master an active research field that will place you first in any academic or professional career.

Econometrics connects to many academic disciplines including mathematics, statistics, economics, finance, and business studies, and is primarily concerned with the science and art of using economic theory and statistical techniques to analyse economic/finance/marketing data. This principle can be used in so many directions that econometrics can be regarded as a very general study.... [-]

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In our specialization Econometrics and Data Science of the Econometrics and Operations Research master's program, we welcome you in the fast-developing world of econometr ... [+]

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In our specialization Econometrics and Data Science of the Econometrics and Operations Research master's program, we welcome you in the fast-developing world of econometrics and data science methods for ultra-high dimensional data sets. In this specialization, we cover the statistical theory of high-dimensional spaces, the computer science skills of handling big data, the econometric methodology of identifying causal economic relations in a data-rich environment. You further learn the practical skills of analyzing, modeling and forecasting key financial and economic variables, for the purpose of improving policy and decision-making.

The specialization Econometrics and Data Science offers an excellent opportunity for those wishing to enhance their quantitative profile for a career in data science. The program combines different academic disciplines including statistics, econometrics, computer science, economics, and business, but it is more than a simple intersection of these. In essence, it is concerned with the theory and practice of transforming large and complex data sets into pieces of information that are potentially beneficial for a wide range of purposes relevant to corporates, economic and government institutions, and financial service companies. This will give you a distinct and strong profile, placing you at pole position for a successful career as a data scientist in professional, business and academic environments.... [-]

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Data science: a shock to the financial system, or its biggest opportunity? The availability of big data, in combination with rapidly increasing computing power, is uncove ... [+]

Data science: a shock to the financial system, or its biggest opportunity? The availability of big data, in combination with rapidly increasing computing power, is uncovering mechanisms not visible before. Blockchain has the ability to fundamentally change the way we register and administer information. Networks provide the opportunity to build robust and stable interactions. Major challenges lie ahead in understanding what these fascinating new technologies imply for our financial infrastructure.

These developments call for a new type of finance graduate. The Duisenberg Honours Program in Finance and Technology trains you to master traditional finance techniques in combination with developments in data science. Having graduated from the program, you’ll have the ability to understand the data techniques, how they can be applied in the financial sector, and how they can transform businesses. While you won’t be a data science specialist, you’ll form a bridge between the programmer and the manager. You’ll understand the technicians, apply the techniques in the financial sector, and sell them to the outside world.... [-]

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The Master’s program in Stochastics and Financial Mathematics at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam trains you in the full depth and breadth of the field, expanding your abilit ... [+]

Master in Stochastics and Financial Mathematics

Stochastics examines phenomena in which chance plays a central role, such as the result of a general election, fluctuations in share prices or the interactions between molecules in a living cell. If you opt for the Master’s program in Stochastics and Financial Mathematics, you will be trained to become a world-class expert in both theory and relevant areas of application. The Master’s program in Stochastics and Financial Mathematics at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam trains you in the full depth and breadth of the field, expanding your abilities and insights and enhancing your opportunities in the job market.

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A Master’s in Spatial, Transport and Environmental Economics offers excellent career prospects. Many graduates find jobs as policy economists with the government or consu ... [+]

Master in Spatial, Transport, and Environmental Economics (STREEM)

The program offers you the possibility to specialize in spatial, transport or environmental economics.Spatial Economics: analyze how various forces contribute to spatial dynamics and network development from a mainly microeconomic perspective; explore the use and further development of various techniques, methods, and tools in this field.Transport Economics: focus on the causes and consequences of a growing demand for mobility from a microeconomic perspective; address problems such as congestion, reliability, safety and environmental externalities.Environmental Economics: focus on economic aspects of environmental problems and policy; combine scientific and policy expertise; address the need to integrate economics with insights from other disciplines, notably the environmental sciences. ... [-]

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The Quantitative Finance program is an 84-credit Honours Track that is part of the Master’s program in Finance. You will take three core courses in finance (Investments, ... [+]

Master in Finance: Honours Program Quantitative Finance

The Quantitative Finance program is an 84-credit Honours Track that is part of the Master’s program in Finance. You will take three core courses in finance (Investments, Derivatives, and Quantitative Risk Management), and three advanced methodological core courses in econometrics and financial mathematics.You can select three electives from the Master’s programs in Finance, Econometrics, Mathematics, Business Studies, Economics, and others. This freedom of choice allows you to select your own specialization and create your own career profile. You will be able to emphasize fundamental, methodological subjects or focus on the application of the advanced methodology.In the course of one year you will attend lectures, complete case study assignments, give presentations and conduct extensive research assignments. The program is taught in English. Graduates receive the title of Master of Finance.... [-]

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