|Applied Economic Sciences: Economic Policy
Become an expert in Economic Policy and obtain a Master’s degree at the University of Antwerp in just one year! You’ll be part of an inclusive and forward-thinking university, that scores extremely well in several rankings. Your professors' academic knowledge and personal approach will ensure you receive the highest quality of education. Our strategic location, only 45 min from Brussels, puts you in close proximity to several of Europe’s biggest institutions like the NATO and the European Commission.
Now more than ever, the world needs policy experts to find creative solutions to global challenges from an economic viewpoint. Just think about climate change, inequality, sustainability issues, financial and healthcare crises, etc. If you truly want to have an impact, then the Master in Economic Policy will help you:
In the Master in Economic Policy, all students follow compulsory courses in Applied Welfare Economics, Macroeconomics, Applied Econometrics and Research Methods in Economics. Besides those, you choose one of two modules.
Graduates take up key positions in government agencies, both at the national and international levels, while others enroll for a PhD and pursue an academic career. Alumni become consultants, economists, project managers and policy officers for organisations like the European Union, KPMG, Greenpeace and The World Bank. Almost 90% of them found a job within 6 months after graduation.
As an Economic Policy student, you can take part in a Double Degree programme together with Maastricht University (Netherlands). This gives you the unique opportunity to study at two top universities and obtain 2 Master's degrees while doing so. In your first year, you study Economics in Maastricht, and in your second year Economic Policy in Antwerp.