Universiteit Maastricht

School of Business and Economics


A research master’s programme in Business Research is a great start to your academic career. It’s excellent preparation for a PhD, either at Maastricht  University or at other international institutions. The research methodologies you will learn, as well as the presentation and communication skills, will also prepare you for a career in research within external companies, research organisations or institutions.

Graduates have, for example, found positions as:

  • Product Manager, ABN-AMRO
  • Research Analysist, YouGov
  • Associate, Boston Consultancy Group
  • Statistical Analyst, CBS
  • PhD Candidate, Maastricht University (and other universities worldwide)


What’s the value of a research master for the business world?