Econometrics and Operations Research

Quantitative analysis for today and tomorrow

The master's programme in Econometrics and Operations Research at the VU Campus offers you an opportunity to develop your quantitative skills for their use in Finance, Marketing, Economics and Business.

Econometrics and Operations Research opens a window to a complicated world that provides insights on which people, businesses and governments base their decisions. Econometrics is the science and art of using statistical methods to analyze financial, marketing and economic data, nowadays often Big Data. Operations Research is the science and art of making better decisions in economics, management and finance using mathematical methods.

Econometrics specializations

  • Econometrics and Data Science
    Become the specialist in designing novel econometric methods in data science
  • Econometric Theory
    Explore and master the active research field of econometrics
  • Financial Econometrics
    Study the econometric methods used on a daily basis in the financial industry, and become the quantitative financial specialist
  • Empirical Marketing 
    Learn how data science can improve marketing strategies and gain a quantitative edge in the e-commerce of tomorrow
  • Quantitative Economics
    Explore the intersections of economics and econometrics; the crossroads of applied econometrics, microeconomics, macroeconomics and macrofinance

Operations Research specializations

AACSB

Overview Econometrics and Operations Research

LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION

English

DURATION

1 year

TUITION FEE

APPLICATION

1 April for international degree holders from non-EU/EEA countries (different deadlines may hold for other category students);

1 June for Dutch degree holders and international degree holders from EU/EEA countries

START DATE

1 September

STUDY TYPE

Full-time

FIELD OF INTEREST

Economics, Business and Law

Keuzegids Universiteiten 2019
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