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Mathematics and Business Studies (MSc)

About the programme

The Mathematics and Business Studies specialisation consists of 120 European Credit Transfer System (EC) points and includes a one-year mathematics component (60 - 80 EC) and a business component in the second year (40 - 60 EC).

Programme overview

The curriculum of this master’s specialisation consists of a mathematics component to be followed in the first year, and a Business Studies component in the second year:

Mathematics component (60-80 EC)

  • Research project (20 EC) 
  • Courses corresponding with the research project (40 EC)

Business Studies component (40-60 EC)

  • Management courses (15 EC)
  • Business Research Methods (5  EC)
  • Business Electives (< 20 EC)
  • Management Internship (20-40 EC)

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Educational methods

  • Case studies
  • Computer assignments
  • Lectures
  • Group assignments
  • Individual papers
  • Literature study
  • Presentations
  • Research projects
  • Internship
  • Working groups
  • Internship

Study guidance

The courses are taught in small groups, with room for one on one education. During your internship you will be personally monitored by your own mentor. Apart from this the student advisor has consultation hours every Thursday from 10.30 till 12.00 hrs.

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