Business Economics: Competition Law and Economics (track)
This one year research based Master programme has a strong international focus on the functioning of organisations in regulated competitive environments.
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Competition is one of the prime organising principles of a market economy. Companies perform better because of it; laws protect its processes, and international institutions enforce these laws when competition comes under threat. In the Competition Law and Economics track, students of the Business Economics Master’s programme learn to understand the intricacies of competition and the regulations that govern it. A track for future business leaders and policy makers that would enjoy working in and with competitive markets.
- Combine economics classes with courses in law by the Amsterdam Law School;
- Prepare for a career in large corporations, specialised consultancies, dedicated NGO’s and competition agencies worldwide, or in parts of government concerned with competition and regulation;
- Enjoy a strong research focus, highly qualified international staff and passionate discussion with fellow students from competitive economies over the world.
One Master’s programme, two tracks
The Master's programme in Business Economics currently offers two top-level academic specialisation tracks:
Both tracks offer a common knowledge base in Business Economics, as well as in-depth specialised courses and subject matter.
After successful completion of this programme, you will receive a legally accredited Master’s degree in Business Economics and the title Master of Science (MSc).
Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE)
The Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE) at the University of Amsterdam has an excellent reputation, with an international focus and many highly reputable researchers and teachers. The UvA is placed 57th in the 2016-2017 QS World University Rankings: a challenging environment where critical thinking and an independent and inquisitive mind can roam free. Thanks to a diverse influx of students and an active network of international alumni, you’ll be able to share memories with other ASE graduates for years to come.
Rankings and reputation
- 57th in world and 1 st in Netherlands (QS World University Rankings 2016-2017);
- 45th worldwide in the Faculty Area Rankings for Social Sciences and Management (QS World University Rankings 2015-2016);
- 63th and 2nd in the Netherlands (Times Higher Education rankings 2016-2017);
- member of LERU (League of European Research Universities), an exclusive network of renowned research universities;
- member of Universitas 21, a network of 27 leading research-intensive universities in 17 countries;
- the Amsterdam School of Economics is an excellently ranked school with an international outlook and highly valued researchers and lecturers;
- The ASE has a highly diverse student body and a vibrant community of international alumni.
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