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About Business Economics, Master - at University of Antwerp

Ready to level up your skills in business and economics? To tackle today's challenges, armed with a critical and sustainable mindset?

With the one-year Master's of Business Economics (60 ECTS credits), you'll be out making a tangible impact on society, before you know it.

In this programme, you'll dive deep into cutting-edge methodologies and practical cases, as you explore the most pressing economic issues that businesses are facing today. With majors in Accounting, Data Science, Digital Organization, Finance, Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship, International Business, Marketing, or Strategy and Organization, you can tailor your degree according to your personal interests and career aspirations.

New and improved curriculum

Exciting news... The Master's of Business Economics has gone through a transformation! The new and improved programme, set to launch in the academic year of 2024-2025, will have:

  • even more flexibility and greater specialization possibilities
  • even more opportunities for internationalisation, skills development and access to practice
  • a brand new offer in Transport and Logistics
  • an enhanced offer in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence

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Job opportunities

After you complete the Master of Business Economics, tons of exciting job opportunities will be at your fingertips. You'll have your pick of positions in the consultancy, audit and assurance, banking and insurance sectors, or at industrial and commercial organisations.

Over the past decade, 89% of our graduates found jobs within 6 months. They are making their mark all over the world, working in 39 different countries.

But, if you'd like to stay in Belgium to work after graduation, you have a full orientation year to either find a job or start your own company. On average, we see that 1 in 3 students end up staying in Belgium.

Double degree

The Master of Business Economics also offers a unique double degree programme, together with Solvay Brussels School of Economics & Management (ULB). This gives you the opportunity to study at two top schools in Belgium and obtain two Master's degrees in two years' time.

In the first year, you study Economics in Brussels, and in your second year Business Economics in Antwerp.

About the Master's programme

The Master's in Business Economics allows you to develop a profound knowledge in business and focus on your areas of interests at the same time.

With the new and improved curriculum, which will be launched in September 2024, you will have even more flexibility, more specialization and more internationalization opportunities than ever before. Plus, you can now also specialize more in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, and in Transport and Logistics.

During your Master's journey, you'll develop a profound understanding of business while integrating practical experience. You'll have the freedom to shape your curriculum by selecting a major and electives of your choice alongside five compulsory courses.

Let's dive into the programme


Selecting a major allows you to specialise and to tailor the programme to your personal interests. You can choose from the following topics:

  • Accounting
  • Data Science and Artificial Intelligence
  • Digital Organisation
  • Finance
  • Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing
  • Organisation, Strategy and International Business
  • Transport and Logistics

Watch the introduction videos for the different majors and minors.

Compulsory courses

All students enrolled on this Master's programme take five compulsory courses that improve their ability to recognise and resolve business administration issues in a methodologically sound and effective manner.

  • Ethical and Sustainable Business
  • International Consulting Project
  • Leadership development
  • Strategic Management
  • Research Methods in Business Economics

Master's Thesis

Your Master's thesis is the crowning piece in your academic Master's programme. It showcases of your extensive understanding of the foundations, structures, and methodologies that underlie the Business Economics curriculum.

Read some of examples of Master's Thesis written by our students.

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Notes about fees for this course

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Entry requirements

Entry requirements for the Master of Business Economics can be found here.

Fees, Funding and Scholarships at University of Antwerp

The University of Antwerp directly participates in the selection process of certain scholarship programmes.
In addition students can also check if they are eligible for external funding opportunities.

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