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The Business Analytics programme at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam offers a unique combination of mathematics, computer science and business administration. In addition to challenging you academically and giving you a firm theoretical foundation, there is a strong emphasis on developing your practical, collaborative and communication skills.

Business Analytics goes beyond the focus on modelling, optimization and theoretical statistics. It offers you a broad and rich learning experience. You will apply statistical analysis and forecasting methods, pinpointing the problems that arise in an organization and the action that needs to be taken. This makes you a versatile all-rounder with a skillset that makes you indispensable to every organization that has its sights set on the future.

Your Future Prospects

  • If you are looking for a degree that will be your springboard to an international graduate career, look no further. We estimate that around 95% of Business Analytics graduates go straight into full-time employment on completing their studies. 
  • And of course, studying in Amsterdam means you have a wealth of international business opportunities right on your doorstep.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Business Analytics
  • Calculus
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Project Business Analytics
  • Sets and Combinatorics
  • Operations Research
  • Linear Algebra
  • Probability Theory
  • Accounting IBA

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • A diploma equivalent to a Dutch VWO diploma 
  • Proof of sufficient proficiency in Mathematics  
  • Proof of sufficient proficiency in English

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    12335 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12335 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2143 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2143 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Amsterdam

  • 1000 - 1500 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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


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