Learn how to handle the combination of data and economic theories with a socioeconomic perspective. This master’s programme provides you with the analytical and quantitative skills to become a viable economist and decision maker.
What will you learn?
This master’s programme provides you with a solid foundation in core economic disciplines, and the tools you need to apply economics in real-life situations. It has a quantitative focus and integrates data science techniques to simulate economic models and analyse data. You will apply theories and empirical results to solve economic problems and societal issues, analyse markets, and prescribe optimal business solutions.
You will develop strong analytical skills and learn a framework for analysis that can be applied to a great variety of areas, ranging from international trade, ESG (environmental, social, and governance), business cycles and financial markets, to firm competitiveness, market analysis, and strategic behaviour. You will specialise in industrial organization and macroeconomics, and will be particularly well prepared for a career as a macro analyst or economics consultant, equipped to work with sustainability challenges.
Popular courses covered in this programme
With a Master of Science in Applied Economics degree, you will be a relevant and attractive candidate for a great number of positions, both in the private and public sector. Since the basic concepts in Economics are transferrable, you will be able to work all over the world. Graduates will qualify for a range of positions in different areas across:
- Economics consulting/ management consulting
- Chief Economist
- Macro/micro analyst
- Strategic advisor
- Data analyst
CUSTOMISE YOUR DEGREE
As a master student at BI, you have several exciting opportunities that will contribute to a varied and interesting student life, at the same time as you build relevant competence and gain an advantage in the job market by tailoring your degree.
Our internship programme is a credit-bearing course that gives you the opportunity to test subjects and industries based on your interests, competency, and personal qualities. An internship is valuable as a means of allowing you to experience how your field of study is applied in the business world and provides you with work experience that can be highly attractive to potential employers.
We offer a number of elective courses so that you can adapt your studies to your own interests and goals. This way you can build up competency and pursue a combination of courses that will make you attractive and unique.
Take part of your education abroad! If you want to work abroad or in an international company after your studies, this should be particularly relevant for you. Culture and language are important in all companies and organisations, but knowledge of other countries' customs, governance and behaviour can be absolutely crucial to global success.
- 60 credits (ECTS)
- 60 credits (ECTS)
Exchange (24-30 ECTS)
Specialisation electives and/or Internship
Priority application deadline for Master of Science: 1 March
After 1 March, applications are accepted on a rolling basis.