Economics

Rijksuniversiteit Groningen

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Deze opleiding

!Deze opleiding communiceert alleen in het Engels.
We tonen daarom de Engelstalige opleidingsinformatie.
Study economics in Groningen to learn how to apply economic thinking to societal problems and policy issues.

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locatieGroningen
diplomaMSc
typeregulier, 60 EC
start1 februari, 1 september
taalvolledig English
opleidingsduur12 maanden voltijd
accreditatiesNVAO
croho-code66401
numerus fixusnee
honoursnee

How should competition policy deal with online platforms? What is the right monetary policy in today’s economy? The MSc Economics teaches you how to use modern economics to deal with microeconomic and macroeconomic problems.

You will study economic theories at a high analytical level and learn about the application of theory and research methods to economic practice and policy. Such a combination of rigorous academic thinking with practical application is essential for any professional active in the field of economics, either in policy or research.

In the programme, we offer four possible specializations: Competition and Regulation, Health Economics, Monetary Policy, and Energy. In each specialization, you can still design your own study programme.

Waarom aan de RUG?

  • You learn economic theories and tools at a high analytical level, and how to apply these to economic practice and policy.
  • The programme is truly international, being taught entirely in English. The best international textbooks are used in the various courses, students study papers published in prominent academic journals to keep up with the latest developments. Courses are taught by specialists with an international reputation in their field of research and/or a key role in public debates.
  • The programme has been internationally accredited by the AACSB and EQUIS, ensuring a high-quality education, which only 1% of universities reach worldwide.


Studieprogramma

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The master's starts with the core courses of the programme: Empirical Methods, Macroeconomics, and Games and Industrial Organization. In the second block, you write a paper in which the insights from recent literature are applied to a concrete policy issue. You take a number of electives and finish the programme by writing your MSc thesis.
periode
Games and Industrial Organization
Master's thesis Economics
Empirical Methods of Economics
MSc Economics Electives B
MSc Economics Electives C
Macroeconomics for MSc Economics
MSc Economics Electives A

specialisaties

specialisatie Double Degree Master Economic Analysis (Santiago)

How do you deal with problems and challenges of emerging economies from an applied perspective?

In this double degree with Universidad de Chile in Santiago, you will gain comprehensive knowledge of the economies, economic policies, strategies, theories and practices of Europe and Latin America. This programme is for students who want to broaden their view on important economic topics by bringing in a comparative perspective.You will obtain two degrees: MSc in Economics (Groningen) and a Master in Economic Analysis (Santiago de Chile). The programme will provide you with a broader view of economic theory and practice. In addition, you will get the opportunity to experience student life in two different cultures with sufficient time spent in each environment to thoroughly understand both cultures. Universidad de Chile is one of the best universities in the Latin American region.The programme trains you to analyse policies and economic decisions, both in public and private areas. Lecturers are experts holding PhD degrees from the best universities in the world (Harvard, MIT, Berkeley, Oxford, Yale and Cambridge). Several have professional experience in international organisations such as the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank and the United Nations.

specialisatie Double Degree Master Chinese Economy and Finance (Shanghai)

Are you interested in an international career in or involving China?

Study in Shanghai after your FEB Master's programme in Groningen and gain first-hand knowledge and experience of China and the economy, finance and culture.

specialisatie Finance and Development

Focus your MSc on Finance and Development and open up extra career opportunities.

specialisatie Energy Focus Area

Focus your MSc on Energy and open up extra career opportunities. There are two steps to the Energy Focus Area-

  1. complete two of four chosen electives 2) write and round off an MSc thesis on an energy topic

specialisatie Master Internship

Opportunity to gain work experience by doing an internship in the second semester of your study.

You will be rewarded 15 ECTS on top of your programme. Your thesis will be postponed to the third semester.

Onderwijs

taal van onderwijs100% en
avondonderwijsn.v.t.
afstandsonderwijsn.v.t.
onderwijsvormen
case study, literature study, colloquium, oral presentation, computer exercise, research, research project, research proposal, tutorial, lecture, working group, group assignment, group discussion, individual assignment, self study
study guidance
Studying means working independently and planning your studies yourself. But successful studying depends on many different factors, so it is understandable that you may need to consult an impartial expert to discuss your study progress and personal circumstances that influence your studies. The faculty's study advisors are available to help you. Obviously, everything discussed with the study advisor remains confidential.

Toelating en kosten

startmomenten

1 februari 2023

aanmelding deadline : 15 oktober 2022
collegegeld nog niet bekend

1 september 2023

aanmelding deadline : 1 mei 2023
collegegeld nog niet bekend

Students with a Dutch diploma can apply directly to Studielink. More information on the steps to apply.




toelatingseisen

vooropleiding
To be eligible for admission to this Master, you need to hold an academic Bachelor's or Master's degree from a research university in one of the following - or closely related - fields: Economics and Business Economics, Econometrics and Operations Research.

To assess whether your educational/academic background meets the specific programme requirements, we will consider the level and curriculum of your previous studies. For more information, please visit: https://www.rug.nl/feb/apply-msc.

studie kosten
bron: Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
bedrag kostenpost
€ 8000levensonderhoudper jaar
inbegrepen in collegegeld
examination
registration fee

estimated monthly costs

bron: Nibud
bedragkostenpost
303kamerhuur in Groningenrond het landelijk gemiddelde
22internet+tv
152boodschappen/kostgeld
32telefoon
117verzekeringen
172collegegeldop basis van € 2060 per jaar
80studieboeken en -spullen
29drinken/snoep/snacks
77uiterlijkkleding, kapper, schoenen
30contributies/abonnementen
132vrije tijdstappen, uit eten, vakantie
42vervoernaast de OV-kaart
45overig

€ 1171totale maandelijkse uitgaven landelijk gemiddelde is € 1181
Hiernaast staat een overzicht van de gemiddelde kosten die een uitwonende student heeft. Niet iedere student heeft met iedere kostenpost te maken. Het totaalgemiddelde is dus niet gelijk aan de optelsom van alle kostenposten.

Bekijk ook de uitgebreide toelichting: wat kost studeren?

Studenten en studentenleven

studentaantallen

67 studenten volgen deze opleiding
31% daarvan is vrouw
1 eerstejaars gestart in 2019
100% daarvan is vrouw
29331 studenten aan de Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
51% daarvan is vrouw
bron: StudieData

studievereniging

EBF
The Economics and Business Faculty association (EBF) is the faculty association for all students studying at the faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Groningen.
The EBF is your partner during your time in Groningen by organising events that support you with your studies and help you prepare for your future career.

Op kamers in Groningen

55216studenten studerend
31914studenten woonachtig   
€ 303gemiddelde kamerprijs
kamer betaalbaarheid
21 m2gemiddelde kameroppervlak
kamer beschikbaarheid
bron: Nationale Studenten Enquête

Keuzehulp

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Studievergelijker

1/30 RUG
Economics
€ 303 gemiddelde kamerhuur
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100% Engelstalig
2/30 RUG
DDM Economics and Economic Analysis
€ 303 gemiddelde kamerhuur
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100% Engelstalig
3/30 Radboud Universiteit
Accounting and Control
€ 315 gemiddelde kamerhuur
17 eerstejaars
64% vrouw
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100% Engelstalig
4/30 Radboud Universiteit
Economics
€ 315 gemiddelde kamerhuur
17 eerstejaars
64% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
5/30 Radboud Universiteit
Behaviour and Policy
€ 315 gemiddelde kamerhuur
17 eerstejaars
64% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
6/30 Radboud Universiteit
Corporate Finance and Control
€ 315 gemiddelde kamerhuur
17 eerstejaars
64% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
7/30 Radboud Universiteit
Financial Economics
€ 315 gemiddelde kamerhuur
17 eerstejaars
64% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
8/30 Radboud Universiteit
International Economics and Development
€ 315 gemiddelde kamerhuur
17 eerstejaars
64% vrouw
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100% Engelstalig
9/30 Maastricht University
Economics
€ 308 gemiddelde kamerhuur
14 eerstejaars
35% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
10/30 Amsterdam UVA
Development Economics
€ 424 gemiddelde kamerhuur
61 eerstejaars
39% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
11/30 Amsterdam UVA
International Economics and Globalisation
€ 424 gemiddelde kamerhuur
61 eerstejaars
39% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
12/30 Amsterdam UVA
Behavioural Economics and Game Theory
€ 424 gemiddelde kamerhuur
61 eerstejaars
39% vrouw
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100% Engelstalig
13/30 Amsterdam UVA
Public Policy
€ 424 gemiddelde kamerhuur
61 eerstejaars
39% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Nederlandstalig
14/30 Amsterdam UVA
Monetary Policy & Banking
€ 424 gemiddelde kamerhuur
61 eerstejaars
39% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Nederlandstalig
15/30 Amsterdam UVA
Markets & Regulation
€ 424 gemiddelde kamerhuur
61 eerstejaars
39% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
16/30 Amsterdam UVA
Economics
€ 424 gemiddelde kamerhuur
133 eerstejaars
38% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
17/30 Tilburg University
Competition and Regulation
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18/30 Tilburg University
Economics
€ 253 gemiddelde kamerhuur
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100% Engelstalig
19/30 Tilburg University
Public Policy
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20/30 Tilburg University
Behavioral Economics
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NAN% vrouw
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21/30 Tilburg University
Financial Economics
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22/30 Tilburg University
Sustainable Development
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23/30 Tilburg University
Data Science
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24/30 Amsterdam VU
International and Macroeconomic Policy
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25/30 Amsterdam VU
Global Challenges
gemiddelde kamerhuur
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NAN% vrouw
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26/30 Amsterdam VU
Economics
€ 424 gemiddelde kamerhuur
11 eerstejaars
63% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
27/30 Amsterdam VU
Development Economics
gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
NAN% vrouw
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28/30 Amsterdam VU
Market Analytics
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29/30 Amsterdam VU
Labour and Health
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30/30 Amsterdam VU
Public Policy
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Feiten en / studie in cijfers

studentoordelen

bron: Nationale Studenten Enquete
deze
opleiding
landelijk
algemeen oordeel4.13.9
inhoud3.93.8
docenten3.93.9
studiefaciliteiten4.03.7
studielast3.73.5
studiebegeleiding3.43.5
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In 2017 hebben meer dan 280.000 studenten hun oordeel gegeven over hun studie en instelling.

Economics aan de Rijksuniversiteit Groningen is beoordeeld door 23 respondenten. Gemiddeld waarderen ze de opleiding met 4.1 uit 5.

Na de studie

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Beroepsperspectief / arbeidsmarkt

As a graduate, you are able to apply advanced economic theory to analyse economic issues related to society at large. The programme trains you for positions in which you contribute as an economist to decision-making in (inter)national government bodies, public organisations and private corporations such as financial institutions, multinationals and consultancy firms. You can work as a researcher in business or governmental agencies. You can also use your expertise for journalistic goals.

As a graduate, your degree will be highly valued in the labour market. The Faculty of Economics and Business is internationally accredited and belongs to the 1% of business schools around the world accredited by both EQUIS and AACSB.

FEB Career Services
When you become a student at the faculty, we want to support you in developing your career and strengthening your employability skills. You can count on a dedicated on-campus Career Services team offering you a wide range of courses, workshops, events and career-related support during your studies. Everything you need to enter the labour market.



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journalist
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manager: especially in businesses
policy-maker: mainly in large organisations
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