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Master's Qualifying Programme (MQP)

The Master’s Qualifying Programme prepares you for postgraduate study at the University of Amsterdam. After successfully completing this one-year (3 term) programme, you will have guaranteed progression to:
  • MSc Economics
  • MSc Business Economics
  • MSc Business Administration
  • *NEW* MSc Accountancy and Control
  • MSc Econometrics: Econometrics track
  • MSc Econometrics: Data Science and Business Analytics track

You will study your Foundation programme at our state-of-the-art Centre located at the heart of the University of Amsterdam campus, and attend classes with students from the university.

Master's Qualifying Programme experience

Master's Qualifying Programme experience

Who is this programme designed for?

This programme is designed to prepare international graduates for entry to Master's level studies at the University of Amsterdam. 

How long will I study for?

This programme lasts one academic year (nine months). You will undertake up to 25 hours of classroom-based study per week.

What will I study?

This programme includes English and up to seven academic subject modules. English will be integrated into the teaching of academic subjects, as well as being taught separately for those who need additional support to develop their English language ability.

There are two academic pathways to choose from and you will study the pathway most suited to your chosen progression degree. Academic skills relevant to the specific subject area will be taught to fully prepare you for university study.

Accountancy and Control modules

Accountancy and Control modules

Entry criteria:

English level: 6.0 IELTS (with no element lower than 5.5)
Minimum age: 21+
Academic requirements: Academic Bachelor Degree in a related subject and with good grades
Economics pathway: Please also provide GRE with all sections completed and with a score of 155 in Quantitative Reasoning.
Business pathway: If your degree is not related, please provide a GMAT.

Dates Annually  Progressing to postgraduate degree starting in
26 August 2019 – 10 July 2020   €17,985 September 2020
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