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Econometrics and Operations Research - Operations Research Theory

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

12 months
Duration
16830 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
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About

The Econometrics and Operations Research - Operations Research Theory MSc programme from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam offers you deeper knowledge and understanding of this research area and eventually, through the thesis, participate in front-line research in operations research.

Overview

If you are interested in a career defining the rules of the game of industry and production practice by having a deep understanding of the possibilities of cutting-edge techniques, if you want to pursue an academic career, or if you just love the mathematics of operations research, then the Econometrics and Operations Research - Operations Research Theory MSc programme from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is for you.

Next to the core courses of the programme, lectures are provided through the Dutch Network on the Mathematics of Operations Research, a collaboration of the top researchers from throughout the Netherlands. This way, the specialisation offers the opportunity of learning from a wide range of leading researchers in the field.

The programme challenges you to deepen your knowledge and understanding of the mathematics behind Operations Research models and methods, so that you will be able to contribute to the further development of the field. Next to the theory in the core courses, you will also get hands-on experience in turning the models and methods you learn, or design yourself, into practical code.

Career Prospects

As the Econometrics and Operations Research programme offers you a wide variety of specializations and courses, you have a broad assortment of jobs and fields to choose from. Your quantitative skills are highly sought-after in today’s job market. Most, if not all, organizations, are always looking for people who understand and are able to apply data in the right way. It is not uncommon for our graduates to become a data scientist at a large enterprise or become a data, marketing or risk analyst at one of the Big Four.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Thesis MSc EOR - Operations Research
  • Combinatorial Optimization
  • Stochastic Gradient Techniques in Optimization and Learning
  • Operations Research Case
  • Optimization and Multiagent Systems

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The next VU Online Master's Event will take place on Saturday 5 March.

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

We welcome motivated and ambitious students who are interested in advancing their knowledge in Econometrics and related subjects, and are aware of their role in society. In order to be successful in this programme you will need a solid basis in mathematics, statistics and econometrics. In particular we expect that you have passed courses in mathematics (calculus, analysis), probability, mathematical statistics, and econometrics. A basic knowledge in computer programming is also required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16830 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16830 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

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.

Funding

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