• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 9 months
    Duration
The Master's Qualifying Programme – Economics from ONCAMPUS Amsterdam prepares you for postgraduate study at the University of Amsterdam. You will study your Foundation programme at our state-of-the-art Centre located at the heart of the University of Amsterdam campus, and attend classes with students from the university.

Overview

Who is this programme designed for?

This Master's Qualifying Programme – Economics from ONCAMPUS Amsterdam is designed to prepare international graduates for entry to Master's level studies at the University of Amsterdam. 

How long will I study for?

This programme lasts one academic year (nine months). You will undertake up to 25 hours of classroom-based study per week.

What will I study?

This programme includes English and up to seven academic subject modules. English will be integrated into the teaching of academic subjects, as well as being taught separately for those who need additional support to develop their English language ability.

There are two academic pathways to choose from and you will study the pathway most suited to your chosen progression degree. Academic skills relevant to the specific subject area will be taught to fully prepare you for university study.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Statistics for Economics
  • Econometrics
  • Mathematics for Economics
  • Game Theory
  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Research Project

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores and has provided a recommended score range.

    Recommended Quantitative Reasoning score:

    155

    The recommended range represents scores typically accepted at this institution. Scores outside the range may still be considered.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

English level: 6.0 IELTS (with no element lower than 5.5)

Minimum age: 21+

Academic requirements 

  • Academic Bachelor Degree in a related subject and with good grades
  • Economics pathway: Please also provide GRE with all sections completed and with a score of 155 in Quantitative Reasoning.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17985 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17985 EUR per year and a duration of 9 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.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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