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Tilburg University

Master Postgraduate Tilburg

Course description

Qualification Master of Science
Field of study Economics, commerce, management and accounting
Course summary Tilburg University's Master's in Economics program equips you with analytical skills and advanced practical tools needed to help companies and governments operate successfully in the modern economy.
Course description Firms and policy makers face increasingly integrated and turbulent markets, with unprecedented opportunities but also greater risks. The understanding of how markets function, when they fail and how various markets are interrelated is essential in companies' strategic decision process as well as in solving social economic and development problems. The MSc Economics trains your analytical and practical skills along these dimensions and helps you to become an expert in the field. The program offers several specialized tracks but you can also compose your own personalized curriculum. The following tracks are available: ◦Behavioral Economics ◦Data Science ◦Law and Economics ◦Financial Economics ◦Public Policy ◦Sustainable Development Rankings # 1 in the Netherlands and #10 in Europe in Economics & Econometrics - QS World University Rankings # 7 in Europe in Economics & Business - Academic Ranking of World Universities Best Specialist University in the Netherlands - Elsevier Best Studies
Study subjects -
Course objectives -
ECTS credits 60.00
Duration 12 month(s)
Language of instruction English
Instruction modes case study, literature study, oral presentation, internship, computer exercise, excursion, research proposal, tutorial, lecture, group assignment, group discussion, individual assignment, self study, project, seminar
Accreditation AACSB, NVAO

About the institution

Department Tilburg School of Economics and Management
Information about the institution At Tilburg University, our mission is to inspire students and faculty members to reach their full potential, and in doing so, reap a positive impact on the society around them.


Admission requirements
  1. A solid academic background is required in the fields of: *Macroeconomics *Microeconomics *Mathematics *Statistics *Game Theory *Industrial Organization And at least one of the following ◦Labour Economics ◦Environmental Economics ◦Public Economics ◦Development Economics ◦International Economics ◦European Economics
  2. The minimum GRE score for applicants is 160 on the quantitative part.
  3. Proficiency in English is required. Students who obtained their Bachelor's degree in the Netherlands and native English speakers can be admitted without an English proficiency test.
  4. University Bachelor's degree in a relevant field in Economics
  5. Students need to submit a motivation letter in their application
Language requirements
IELTS listening 6
IELTS overall band 6.5
IELTS reading 6
IELTS speaking 6
IELTS writing 6
TOEFL computer based 233
TOEFL internet based 90
TOEFL paper based 575
Professional experience required -
Duration 12 month(s)
Application deadlines
Start date EU/EEA Students Non-EU/EEA students
1 Sep 2020 1 Aug 2020 1 Apr 2020
1 Jan 2021 - 1 Oct 2020
1 Sep 2021 1 Aug 2021 1 Apr 2021
Tuition fees
Year EU/EEA Non-EU/EEA Institutional
2020 (FT)€ 2143n.a.n.a.

In short, the following rules apply:

  • The “EU/EEA rate” is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
  • The “non-EU/EEA rate” is the rate for students from outside the EU/EEA.
  • The “institutional rate” is for all students who have already obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree and who want to start a second programme leading to a degree at the same level or at a lower level.
  • Note that FT, PT and D stand for "full-time", "part-time" and "dual", respectively.

Make sure you contact your institution to find out what rate applies to you. The rates listed here are estimates.


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