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Bachelor in Econometrics and Operations Research - Econometrics and Data Science

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Amsterdam
English
Virtual open day
11/7/2021
Virtual open day
12/5/2021

Program description

Bachelor in Econometrics and Operations Research: Econometrics and Data Science

An inspiring study for the data challenges of tomorrow

The Econometrics and Data Science (EDS) is a new specialization in the Econometrics and Operations Research bachelor's program. This specialization will offer you an inspiring and challenging study that is ideal for today’s digital world. The Econometrics and Data Science specialization is international oriented, fully taught in English, and will provide you with the necessary theoretical knowledge to succeed as an econometrician and data scientist for:

  • Companies providing services on the internet, such as Google, Amazon and Booking.com
  • Banks, financial institutions and consultancies, such as ING, ABN Amro and Deloitte
  • Economic decision centers, Research institutes, Central Banks and Governments

The disciplines at the core of the Econometrics and Data Science specialization: mathematics, computer science, statistics, econometrics, machine learning, economics, finance and marketing. With this specialization you will also explore the strong connection between econometric and machine learning techniques. This is a unique and promising feature of the Econometrics and Data Science specialization.

This specialization will help you to develop an integrated perspective to Econometrics and Data Science. You will learn to think analytically and gain a balanced overview of diverse and interconnected issues on collecting, analyzing, modeling and forecasting data. You will also learn how to visualize data and how to present your findings, results and conclusions. The Econometrics and Operations Research: Econometrics and Data Science specialization is a technical and hands-on study that will prepare you for any future!

The program in a nutshell

This program reflects the interdisciplinary nature of Econometrics and Data Science: working with data requires the mastery of many skills and concepts, including those traditionally associated with the fields of statistics, computer science, economics, finance, ethics and others. The Econometrics and Data Science bachelor blends much of the pedagogical content from these disciplines but it is not the simple intersection. The integration of courses, with a balanced focus on theory and application, is a fundamental feature of an effective Econometrics and Data Science specialization program and results in a synergistic approach to problem solving.

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Admission requirements

Candidates with a non-Dutch pre-university school diploma:

  1. A diploma equivalent to a Dutch VWO diploma
  2. Proof of sufficient proficiency in Mathematics B
  3. Proof of sufficient proficiency in English

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Tuition fees

  • Tuition fee for EU: € 1,084
  • Tuition fee for NON-EU/EEA: € 7,786

Qualification

On completion of this program, students will receive a Bachelor in Econometrics and Operations Research - Econometrics and Data Science.

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Welcome to Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (‘VU Amsterdam’) is an internationally renowned research university founded in 1880. The university offers over 175 English-taught programmes at Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD level to more than 26,000 students from all over the world. Students and staff...


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Why study at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

With more than 24,000 students, of which 4,088 are international, VU Amsterdam conducts cutting-edge research into problems of societal and scientific importance.

They distinguish themselves in research and education through four interdisciplinary themes:

  • Human Health and Life Sciences
  • Science for Sustainability
  • Connected World
  • Governance for Society

As a student this will help you to look beyond the boundaries of scientific disciplines, and to seek for tangible solutions for a better world.

In addition, VU Amsterdam regards diversity, whether in culture, conviction, nationality or prior education, as source of innovation and progress, and hence as special strength.

The Dutch higher education system has been ranked in the top 10 by Universitas 21. In the first Times Higher Education University Impact Ranking, VU Amsterdam is ranked 16th worldwide. In this ranking, universities are assessed based on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in order to measure the impact of the universities on society. In the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2018 (Shanghai Ranking) VU Amsterdam holds the 104th position. The international QS World University ranking 2021 places the Vrije Universiteit at number 236 in the world, which means the Vrije Universiteit belongs to the top 20% of the world.

At VU Amsterdam, the teaching style can be described as student-centred: they encourage students to develop their own opinions through independent and creative thinking. This means that teaching is mainly conducted in small tutorials, where interactivity is the norm rather than the exception. At every opportunity, students are encouraged to engage in constructive dialogue with their professors.

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Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

De Boelelaan 1105
1081 HV Amsterdam
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