12 months
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15100 EUR/year
2253 EUR/year
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About

With this Economics - Public Policy program at Tilburg University you'll study important domestic public policy issues, ranging from reduced income inequality and job security, to an affordable health care and pension system. Upon graduation you are an economic expert on how governments can achieve such critical goals, design effective solutions, and finance these activities.

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Overview

Learn how public policies and tax schemes can be designed to create the right incentives and nudges to bring important societal goals within reach in the Economics - Public Policy program at Tilburg University .

  • Experience what it means to be a policy advisor in national governments and international organizations.
  • Great diversity in nationalities, with about 60% international fellow students.
  • This is a track of MSc Economics. You can choose to follow the main program or one of the tracks.

Career prospects

With a specialization in Public Policy, you can apply economic theories and models to important domestic policy issues; advising governments on how to achieve, design and finance these goals. These skills are perfect for a career as policy advisor in national governments or international organizations such as the EU; researcher in applied research institutes, or consultant within nationally or internationally oriented consultancy firms.

Some examples of our graduates' jobs:

  • Policy Advisor at the Ministry of Finance
  • Statistical Analyst at De Nederlandsche Bank
  • Doctoral student at the University of Oxford

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Labor Economics
  • Taxation 
  • Environmental and Resource Economics
  • Applied Economic Analysis
  • Econometrics
  • Game Theory
  • Growth and Regional Development

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

To be eligible for the Master’s program in Economics, you must have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Economics or in a similar program (e.g., in Econometrics) from a university that is recognized by the program management
  • A solid academic background in economics
  • And at least 2 applied Economics courses (in total minimum 12 ECTS)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15100 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15100 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2253 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2253 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Tilburg

700 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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