Master Economics

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  • Objectives
    The course aims to provide knowledge and training in advanced economic theory, applied analysis and econometrics. The core modules assist you to develop an in-depth understanding of modern macroeconomic and microeconomic theory, while the range of optional modules allows specialisation in a chosen area of interest. The dissertation introduces you to alternative research strategies and methodological issues, and provides training in the management and writing up of a research project.
  • Entry requirements
    A good UK lower second-class Honours degree (or equivalent) in economics or other degree with a major component in economics and/or mathematics/statistics. Applicants without the standard requirements can attend the Graduate Diploma in Economics course prior to enrolling on the course.
  • Academic title
    MSc Economics
  • Course description
    Course structure

    Core modules (all modules must be taken):

    -Advanced Econometrics
    -Advanced Macroeconomic
    -Advanced Microeconomic
    -Quantitative Research Methods

    Optional modules (three to be selected):

    -Advanced Economic Theory
    -Competition and Regulation Police
    -Development Finance
    -Domestic and International Banking
    -Economics of Human Resource Management
    -Economics of European Integration
    -Emerging Markets in the Global Economiy
    -Environmental Sustainability and Economic Policy
    -Financial Markets and Portfolio Analysis
    -Growth, Trade and Developmen
    -International Finance
    -One of the optional modules may also be selected from another postgraduate course, subject to the course leader's approval.

    You must also undertake a dissertation of between 10,000 and 20,000 words.

    A variety of assessment methods are used including traditional unseen examinations, open book computer workshops, essays, written reports, in-class tests and case study presentations.

    Career opportunities
    The course will be of particular interest to graduates who wish to pursue careers as practising economists in the City, government or industry, or follow an academic career.

    Attendance & duration

    Full-time: 1 year, 3 evenings a week
    Part-time (eve): 2 - 4 years, up to 2 evenings a week

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