Are you an analytically-minded student with talent for simplifying complex problems? Do you like to predict trends, solve problems, and streamline businesses and organisations? Then you should consider a bachelor’s in Econometrics & Operations Research. This programme combines economics and computer science with management and statistical techniques to create an indispensable, in-demand skillset that companies around the world are seeking. This high demand is reinforced by the programme’s international orientation and its integrated semester abroad. Plus, you’ll be studying at one of the best business schools in the world, the ‘Triple-Crown’ accredited School of Business and Economics at Maastricht University. What more could you ask for?
Why this programme?
Econometricians use their mathematical and statistical expertise to sift through mountains of economic data in order to find trends. This ability has an enormous number of applications for business, government and research throughout the world, including:
- making companies run smoothly
- increasing profit sustainably
- predicting financial trends
- understanding how people’s behaviour affects the market
- dealing with wider economic issues and crises
All of these practical applications make Economics and Operations Research a booming field with huge prospects for graduates. The School of Business and Economics not only helps you become a well-trained econometrician, but we also immerse you in an interpersonal, intercultural and international setting that gives you an extra edge in an increasingly globalised world.
As a graduate of the Econometrics and Operations Research bachelor’s programme, the world is practically at your feet. On the one hand, your bachelor’s degree makes you eligible for an exciting range of master’s programmes. On the other, you can take the plunge on the job market, kick-starting your career straight away, though it is advisable to continue with master’s studies.