Bachelor of Science in Econometrics and Operations Research (BSc)

Erasmus University Rotterdam
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
3 years
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Entry Requirements

  • International Baccalaureate (IB): Minimum of 27 points including standard level English and higher level Mathematics.
  • European Baccalaureate (EB): Minimum of 70% with a minimum of 3hrs English p/week and a minimum of 5hrs Mathematics p/week.
  • Holders of Chinese Senior Middle School plus Gaokao MS higher level diploma Gaozhong: Gaokao minimum score 550. Except the following provinces are required to have a minimum score of: Jiangsu: 352 Zhejiang: 594 Shanghai: 462 Hainan: 660. Entrance mathematics test is required.
  • German Abitur: Durchschnittsnote of 2.0 or higher (between 1.0-2.0). For Mathematics: Leistungsfach minimum grade 10, Prufungsfach minimum grade 13. For English: Prufungs/Leistungs/Grundfach minimum grade 10.
  • British GCE (A Levels): A minimum of three GCE A-levels plus three GCSE O-levels in six different subjects relevant  to Econometrics (at least a GCE A-Level in Mathematics and preferably a GCSE O-level in English as a First Language).
  • Other secondary or high school diploma: Diplomas equivalent to the Dutch VWO diploma with a sufficient result for Mathematics and English. Entrance mathematics test is required.

Language requirements

  • Academic TOEFL: 80
  • Academic IELTS: 6.0


Year 1 

  • Pre-calculus
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Matrix Algebra 1
  • Calculus 1
  • Microeconomics     
  • Calculus 2
  • Macroeconomics     
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Probability theory
  • Matrix Algebra 2
  • Linear programming
  • Statistics
  • Mathematical Methods

Year 2

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

Year 3

  • Minor          
  • Major Course Economics
  • Game Theory and its Applications
  • Elective
  • Major Course Econometrics
  • Markov Processes
  • Advanced Programming
  • Case Studies in Econometrics and Operations Research
  • Philosophy of Economics
  • Bachelor Thesis

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