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About

In the Bachelor’s program in Econometrics and Operations Research at Tilburg University, you will learn to create mathematical and statistical models in relation to the most challenging problems in economics and business. You will also learn how to use and apply these models to reach the most optimal solutions.

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Overview

What is econometrics? 'Eco' in 'econometrics' pertains to the field of economics. 'Metrics' literally stands for 'measuring'. This means that econometrics is essentially a quantitative program that is fundamentally scientific in nature but is applicable to the real world. If you are good at economics, mathematics and statistics, and if you thrive on solving real problems by thinking analytically and logically, then you will excel in this program.

Key areas

Three main fields of study come together in Econometrics and Operations Research :

  • Econometrics and Mathematical Economics: the mathematical approach to economics
  • Operations Research and Management Science: decision-making modeling
  • Quantitative Finance and Actuarial Science: the mathematical aspects of finance and insurances
Why study Econometrics and Operations Research at Tilburg University ?
  • This program is perfect for students who thrive on solving real-life problems by using mathematics and statistics and by thinking analytically and logically.
  • Tilburg University holds excellent international rankings in the fields of economics and econometrics (QS ranking: #37 in the world).
  • Researchers and professors in the Econometrics program at Tilburg University are leaders in their field: they have strong expertise in quantitative finance, operations research, quantitative logistics, mathematical economics, and econometric methods.
  • The 'Improving Society Lab', which runs alongside your program in years 1 and 2, gives you the unique opportunity to see practical applications of Econometrics from the start.
  • This is your ticket to one of our Master’s programs with excellent career perspectives: no less than 85% of our Master’s students find a job before graduation.
  • Tilburg University holds excellent international rankings in the fields of economics and econometrics (QS Economics & Econometrics ranking: # 50; ARWU Economics subject ranking: # 30)

Career perspective after Econometrics and Operations Research

Our graduates often continue towards several different Master’s programs, including Quantitative Finance and Actuarial Science, Business Analytics and Operations Research and Management Science, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Marketing Analytics, International Business Tax Economics, and various Master’s programs in the field of Data Science.

Plenty of jobs at graduation

A great strength of the Econometrics and Operations Research program is that all graduates are able to find jobs shortly after or even before graduating from their Master’s program.

Your specialization is your way to determine where your career will start. Graduates from different specializations have pursued successful careers in logistics and the management of multinationals, at banks and insurance companies, in consultancy, and also at research institutes and in science. Many graduates end up as data analysts or data scientists; a career path for which specialists are very much in demand at the moment.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Improving Society Lab EOR
  • Introduction Analysis and Probability Theory
  • Macroeconomics EOR
  • Linear Algebra
  • Improving Society Lab EOR
  • Mathematical Analysis 
  • Microeconomics EOR
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Introduction Econometrics
  • Introduction Finance and Actuarial Science

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

To be eligible for admission to a research university, you must have a high school diploma that is considered equal to the highest level of secondary education in the Netherlands (the Dutch VWO diploma). Examples of diplomas which are accepted for admission include the

  • Dutch VWO diploma,
  • International Baccalaureate,
  • European Baccalaureate.
  • Most European high school diplomas which allow direct access to a university in your own country.
  • As our Bachelor’s programs are taught entirely in English, you will need to demonstrate your English language proficiency. 
  • Mathematics plays a very large role in the Econometrics and Operations Research program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8800 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2143 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2143 EUR per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Tilburg

700 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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