Additional requirements for Econometrics and Management Science
For your admissibility to the Master programme Econometrics and Management Science, the Examination Board of the Erasmus School of Economics evaluates whether your bachelor degree is equivalent to the Dutch bachelor degree in Econometrics and Operations Research. The Examination Board makes its decision based on the content and level of your bachelor degree. Both the topics of the required courses and the level at which they are studied are relevant.
Below you can get an indication of the required level and content of each course, organized per cluster. These courses are covered in the courses in the Bachelor programme Econometrics and Operations Research at the Erasmus School of Economics. Click on each cluster to get an overview of the required courses. Please click on the name of each course to get access to the course guide and detailed information about each course and the required literature.
You have to be able to construct, formulate and evaluate mathematical proofs, and work with them.
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You have a thorough understanding (theorems and proofs) of mathematical statistics and probability theory, including multivariate statistics.
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You have to understand the key concepts of (business) economics, and how to study those with econometric techniques.
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|Level:||You have to be able to derive estimators and tests and their properties using matrix algebra.|
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|Level:||You have to understand and master different optimization methods and be able to implement them in program languages or software packages. The methods include linear, non-linear and combinatorial problems in deterministic and stochastic environments.|
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Additional requirements Pre-master Econometrics and Management Science
In case your bachelor programme does not cover the all the courses mentioned above the examination board will review your application for possible admittance to the Pre-master Econometrics and Management Science. In order to be reviewed for the Pre-master Econometrics and Management Science you do need to have obtained the equivalent of the following courses:
Please note: Having passed these required courses does not automatically mean that you are admissible for the Pre-master programme Econometrics and Management Science. Each application is individually reviewed by the Examination Board ESE.
Applicants for the master or pre-master programme Econometrics and Management Science need to follow the standard application procedure as is mentioned on our requirements website. In addition to the standard requested documents please also upload a document with the following requirements to prove your sufficient mathematical background:
- Include the course descriptions and literature list of the equivalent courses you think are relevant for the (pre-)Master Econometrics and Management Science. Complete university course guides will not be accepted;
- Divide the courses into the clusters (Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Econometrics, Operations Research, Informatics/Programming);
- Include the course name and course code as mentioned on your transcript;
- The document must be in English. Self-made translations are not accepted. The course description and literature list need to be taken from the university’s course guide or translated by a translations agency or notary office;
- The document must be a pdf file.
Please see this example of the required document.