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  • Objectives
    grounding in modern economic theory, incorporating the issues underlying current debates on economic policy and the quantitative and analytical skills essential for economists. You will learn a way of thinking that can be applied to challenges in many areas of contemporary concern.
  • Practical experience
    Opportunities to study abroad for a period of your course are available through the Socrates-Erasmus and Study Abroad programmes.
  • Entry requirements
    -GCE/VCE A Levels - BBB -Two GCE A Levels plus two GCE AS Levels - BB+BB -BTEC: 2 Distinctions and 1 Merit -Scottish Highers - Two Scottish Advanced Highers plus two Highers BB+BB -Irish Leaving Cert. - ABBBB -International Baccalaureate - 32 points -Core Requirements - Grade B in GCSE Maths or equivalent. Economics not essential. Three A Levels preferred to two A Levels plus two AS Levels. Maximum of one single award VCE A Level accepted.
  • Academic Title
    BA Economics
  • Course description
    This is a list of modules that have been offered in the past. We expect similar modules to be offered for courses starting in 2009.


    Typical First Year Modules
    Module/Unit    

    -Economic Analysis and Policy 1    
    -Economic Analysis and Policy 2    
    -Statistical Methods for Economics    
    -Mathematical Methods for Economics 1    
    -Mathematical Methods for Economics 2    


    Typical Second Year Modules
    Module/Unit    

    -Macroeconomic Principles    
    -Microecnomic Principles    
    -Applied Economics    
    -Econometrics
    -Economics of the European Union    
    -Further Mathematical Methods for Economics    
    -Labour Economics    
    -The Economics of Education
    -The Economics of Well Being


    Typical Third Year Modules
    Module/Unit

    -Advanced Economic Analysis    
    -Development Economics    
    -Environmental and Resource Economics    
    -Health Economics    
    -Industrial Organisation    
    -International Trade
    -Labour Economics    
    -Mathematical Economics    
    -Modern Finance    
    -Public Sector Economics    
    -The International Economy


    Also Available
    BSc Economics

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