Comments about Economics and Econometrics MSc - At the institution - Manchester - Greater Manchester
This programme aims to provide balanced and rigorous training in modern theories in economics and econometrics at the postgraduate level. Although similar to the MSc in Economics, its differs in the level of econometric course units it provides, as well as extending the coverage in macroeconomic and microeconomic theory by providing a course unit in mathematical economics
Entry requirements: UK 2:1 (or overseas equivalent) in economics/econometrics/agricultural economics or a related subject for direct MSc entry. UK 2:2 (or overseas equivalent) in economics/econometrics/agricultural economics or a related subject for entry onto the Postgraduate Diploma (where available).
Economics and Econometrics MSc
Typical compulsory course units include: Microeconomic Theory; Macroeconomic Theory; Advanced Econometric Theory; Topics in Advanced Econometrics; Econometric Computing; and Mathematical Economics. In addition, students take two optional course units from a wide range.
Former students have found employment as economists for the Bank of England, large financial institutions, banks, etc. Others have proceeded to a PhD and followed a career in academia.