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Competition Law and Economics (Business Economics)

University of Amsterdam

12 months
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15375 EUR/year
2168 EUR/year
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About

In the Competition Law and Economics (Business Economics) programme of the University of Amsterdam you specialise in competition economics and regulation that affect day-to-day operations in all industries worldwide. This is 1 of 3 tracks you can opt for in the MSc Business Economics.

Overview

Help organisations be successful in regulated competitive markets

Competition is one of the prime organising principles of a market economy. Laws protect its processes, and international institutions enforce these laws when competition comes under threat. In the Competition Law and Economics (Business Economics) programme of the University of Amsterdam you learn to understand the intricacies of competition and the regulations that govern it.

A track for future business leaders and policy makers that would enjoy working in and with competitive markets.​

Why choose the Competition Law and Economics track?

  • Beside the 3 general courses of the MSc Business Economics in your curriculum, you will have 4 courses with focus on competion in a market economy and its regulations. Courses in law will be taught at the Faculty of Law, which gives you opportunity to interact with another discipline.
  • You will be lectured by professors and experts working in a wide range of economic organisations and fields. Apart from the theory, you will work on complex cases of competition policy. 
  • After graduation, you have an excellent job prospect at international profit and non-profit organisations.

Career prospects

Graduates of the Master's programme in Business Economics/Competition Law and Economics track have excellent job prospects for positions as researchers and experts in:

  • multinational corporations and commercial banks
  • specialised top consulting firms
  • European Commission, DG Competition
  • government agencies – Ministries, AAs, Regulators
  • NGOs and international organisations, OECD and United Nations
  • academia

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Games and Strategy
  • European Competition Law
  • Empirical Market Analysis
  • Applied Industrial Organisation
  • Competition Policy
  • Advanced Industrial Organisation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
92

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
155 (quantitative)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
620

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
92

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An academic Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Business Economics or Economics
  • You must have proven knowledge of the following topics at an intermediate level: Microeconomics, Econometrics or quantitative research methods, Mathematics and statistics
  • You have to verify your English proficiency
  • GRE or GMAT scores
  • Upload a motivation letter and show personal initiative

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15375 EUR/year
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  • EU/EEA

    2168 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 2168 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Amsterdam

1000 - 1500 EUR /month
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