The University of Amsterdam offers guaranteed progression* to ONCAMPUS Amsterdam students. The BSc Economics and Business is a three-year full-time degree, completely taught in English.
- For students with a keen interest in the complexity of the global economy.
- You can choose to specialise in Economics & Finance, Economics, Business Administration or Finance & Organisation.
- In tutorials you will discuss certain aspects from the lectures and literature in groups of about 35–40 students.
- In practical’s you will do assignments, write papers and give presentations in groups of about 25–30 students.
- There are opportunities to spend one semester at one of 100 foreign partner universities, such as the University of New York, the University of Melbourne or Copenhagen Business School.
You will study:
All students cover, among other things, the academic undergraduate basics of mathematics, statistics, economics and business. Students acquire writing, presentation and research skills. After completing the first year, students receive a certificate.
Year 2 and 3
Students choose to specialise in Business Studies, Economics or Economics and Finance. In the Economics and Business Studies specialisations, students are encouraged to complete an international exchange period and study at one of the many high-level partner universities of the College of Economics and Business worldwide.
Students take an interdisciplinary approach to understand the complex issues facing businesses today.
Topics covered include:
- Organisational psychology
- Strategy and organisation
- Information management.
Specialising in economics gives students broad knowledge as well as analytical insight into the field of economics. The focus is on the functioning of markets and the relationship between the market and government.
- The development of employment
- The impact of public expenditure on investments of companies.
Economics and Finance
Students focus on economic decision making in the fields of (macro-)economics and business economics. Subjects include:
- Monetary economics
- Investments and portfolio theory
- Advanced corporate finance
*For guaranteed progression to BSc Economics and Business you will need to achieve:
- 6.5 IELTS or equivalent, with no single element below 6.0
- 60% average across three academic subjects (students must achieve 60% in Maths Module 2).