Econometrics and Management Science

Master of Science (MSc) in Econometrics and Management Science



Take the challenge: be a problem-solver for government or business. Get the latest economic theories and quantitative methods, and apply them to practical problems in one of four specialised areas.

Analyse the economic factors that play a role in practical problems that government and businesses face. Get the theory and practical skills you need to develop and use new models. Apply these techniques in part through the use of software applications.

The Erasmus School of Economics is highly regarded. It offers an intellectually challenging environment in a dynamic city with a world-class port, Rotterdam. The balanced but challenging programme is taught by staff who do cutting-edge research and provide the highest-quality academic training.

Get a broad skill set in economics and econometrics, and prepare yourself for a career in business, government, international organisations, or academia, depending on the specialisation you take.

Why study a Master in Econometrics and Management Science in Rotterdam?

  • An intellectually challenging and cosmopolitan academic environment;
  • An advanced study programme;
  • Highly qualified teaching staff.

Career opportunities 

The programme gives you excellent preparation for a career in business, government, or with an international organisation, and for further studies leading to a PhD and an academic career.

Education objectives

Once you graduate you will:

  • Have a broad set of skills in economics and econometrics.
  • Be able to apply techniques used in the field to complex real life problems.
  • Be able to develop and apply new econometric models. 

Curriculum

The MSc in Econometrics and Management Science at the Erasmus School of Economics consists of four specialisations. These sub-disciplines within the field of Econometrics are: EconometricsOperations Research and Quantitative Logistics, Quantitative Finance and Business Analytics and Quantitative Marketing.

Mode of education

Each master specialisation at Erasmus School of Economics has the same structure. It consists of core courses, two seminars and a couple of electives. The master programme is completed by writing a thesis.

Target audience

Do you wish to master the theoretical and quantitative skills required to solve problems in government and business? Then the master programme Econometrics and Management Science is for you. Your bachelor degree is your ticket to a master programme with a quantitative analytical edge that will jumpstart a career.

Admission criteria

  • A University degree in a quantitative study; that combines the field of mathematics with the field of economics, equal to a Dutch university diploma
  • A successful English proficiency test (international diploma holders): TOEFL CB 232 / IB 90 or IELTS 6.5

Application

If you have a Bachelor degree that gives you a firm background in economics and accounting, you may apply for our Master programme Accounting, Auditing and Control. The Examination Board will assess whether your background grants you admission.

The deadline to apply is May 1.

Specialisation

Please see below for information about the specialisation within this Master programme. Whether a specialisation is offered full-time or part-time, is indicated accordingly.

Master specialisation

Full-time

Part-time

Econometrics Full-time n/a
Operations Research and Quantitative Logistics Full-time n/a
Quantitative Finance Full-time n/a
Business Analytics and Quantitative Marketing Full-time n/a