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International Bachelor Econometrics and Operations Research

Degree type
BSc
Language of education
English (100%)
Duration
36 months
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Education type
Fulltime
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Accreditations
NVAO
Type of institution
Research University
City
Rotterdam

Program description

Econometricians combine mathematics and statistics with economics to support business and economic decision making. They excel in the complex world of global logistic chains and international finance.

The field of Econometrics and Operations Research develops and applies mathematical and statistical techniques to answer economic questions. An econometrician tries to describe economic processes with a quantitative model. The programme of the International Bachelor Econometrics and Operations Research consists of courses in mathematics, statistics and economics. In these courses you obtain the skills to understand economic processes, to turn them into quantitative models, and to use mathematics and statistics to find the answers you are looking for.

With the International Bachelor Econometrics and Operations Research you learn to build models for economic decision making and processes. Logistic firms use econometric models to optimise supply chains, banks for investments and to predict financial markets, and the government to make policy decisions and predict economic growth.

Enjoy integrating the discipline of maths with the economic reality of consumers, firms and government? Then econometrics is the field for you. In Rotterdam, we have over 50 years experience applying and developing econometric techniques. Our school is a pioneer in the field with Nobel-laureate Jan Tinbergen. As of 2012, we will offer a new international bachelor along the lines of our successful Dutch bachelor.

Econometrics and Operations Research Study Subjects

Econometrics and Operations Research Subjects Year 1
  • Precalculus
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Martix Algebra 1
  • Calculus 1
  • Micro-economics
  • Calculus 2
  • Marco-economics
  • Intro to programming
  • Probability Theory
  • Matrix Algebra 2
  • Linear Programming
  • Statistics
  • Mathematical Methods

Econometrics and Operations Research Subjects Year 2

  • Programming
  • Advanced Statistics
  • Combinatorial Optimization
  • Finance
  • Nonlinear Optimization
  • Marketing Research I
  • Econometrics I
  • Numerical Methods
  • Accounting for Econometrics
  • Econometrics II
  • Simulation
  • Introductory Case Study in Econometrics and Operations Research
  • Time Series Analysis

Econometrics and Operations Research Subjects Year 3

 In the Third Year you can choose your specialization. Specializations you can choose from include:

  • Econometrics
  • Operations Research and Quatitative Logistics
  • Quantitative Finance
  • Quantitative Marketing

Econometrics and Operations Research Study Abroad

In Blocks 1 and 2 of the third year of the Econometrics and Operations Research Bachelor, you have the opportunity to study abroad at one of our partner universities for a fixed period of time. Before departure, you have to create a study plan to be carried out at the partner university. The study plan outlines which courses you will take abroad. It facilitates a smooth inclusion into the study programme which will avoid any study delay upon return. Some of the costs associated with studying abroad can be offset by the many grants and subsidies offered by various organisations.

In recent years, students of Erasmus School of Economics have studied at partner universities in the United Kingdom, Norway, Sweden, Italy, Spain, France, Hong Kong, South Africa, the United States of America, Canada and Australia.

Econometrics and Operations Research Student Reviews

Read what International Bachelor Econometrics and Operations Research students have to say about the program. Korrein Volders is from the Netherlands and thinks that Erasmus School of Economics in Rotterdam is a great place to study Econometrics.

Read what students have to say about the International Bachelor Econometrics and Operations Research program.

Econometrics and Operations Research Related Programs

Besides International Bachelor Econometrics and Operations Research, Erasmus School of Economics offers a range of other Economics programs such as the International Bachelor Economics and Business Economics program

See which programs are related to the International Bachelor Econometrics and Operations Research program
 

Econometrics and Operations Research Scholarships

Students who would like to register for the International Bachelor Econometrics and Operations Research program will need to have sufficient funds for tuition and living expenses. Getting a scholarship could be the first step towards obtaining a top BSc Econometrics degree at the Erasmus School of Economics.

See which scholarships you can apply for if you want to do the International Bachelor Econometrics and Operations Research program.

About Erasmus University Rotterdam

Erasmus University Rotterdam is an international knowledge workshop for critical thinking and academic training, driven by a strong focus on current social issues. The university concentrates its expertise on issues of management, organisation and policy in the public and private sectors on the one hand, as well as on the field of sickness and health care. Erasmus University Rotterdam has bundled its education and research in three domains in which the university has a national and international reputation to maintain:

Economics and Management
Medicine and Health Sciences
Law, Culture and Society

The university counts as its core tasks: to generate knowledge from research, to share knowledge in education and to transfer knowledge to the community. Its driving forces are academic curiosity, critical reflection and social engagement.

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