Comments about MSc Economics and International Economics - At the institution - Nottingham - Nottinghamshire
The MSc in Economics and International Economics is a high quality taught graduate course in economics which has ESRC recognition under its "1+3" awards system. The course is designed to train you in the use of analytic and quantitative methods in examining economic issues, and to provide research training of the level required to proceed to a PhD programme in Economics. The course specialises in international economics, while providing a solid basis in analytic economics. You will be taught to apply and develop, via specialised modules in International Macroeconomics and International Trade Theory, the analytic and quantitative skills developed in the core courses, and to take further options in areas that will strengthen and augment those skills for examining international economic issues. The content of the course is influenced by the research experience and activities of staff associated with the Leverhulme GEPand CREDIT research centres.
MSc Economics and International Economics
• The MSc in Economics and International Economics is a high quality taught graduate course in economics, which has ESRC recognition under its "1+3" awards system.
• The Nottingham School of Economics is a recognised centre of excellence in teaching, having achieved a perfect score of 24/24 in the latest QAA teaching audit.
• It is also one of the premier centres for teaching and research in economics in the UK, achieving a 5A ranking in the most recent Research Assessment Exercise.
• The Leverhulme Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy was established in the School of Economics in 2001. Research in the Centre is linked by the common theme of the economic analysis of globalisation.
• CREDIT (Centre for Research in Economic Development and International Trade) is a research focus for members of the School of Economics and colleagues in other research institutions among whose principle research interests are economics issues pertaining to developing countries.
During the first semester, you will pursue core modules in:
• Microeconomic Theory
• Macroeconomic Theory
• Econometric Theory
• Economic Data Analysis
In the second semester, you will take four more modules, two of which will be in International Trade Theory and International Macroeconomics.
The remaining two modules are a free choice of options from a wide range, including:
• Advanced Macroeconomic Theory
• International Macroeconomics
• Economic Applications of Game Theory
• Advanced Microeconomic Theory
• Behavioural Economic Theory
• Experimental Methods in Economics
• Time Series Econometrics
• Financial Econometrics
• Applied Microeconometrics
• Labour Economics
• Public Economic Theory
• Income Distribution and Poverty
• International Trade Theory
• Trade Analysis and Policy
• Global Environmental Issues
• Applied Money and Finance
• Financial Economics
• Behavioural Finance
• Development Policy Analysis
• Development Microeconomics
• Options and Futures Markets
• Decision-making under Risk and Uncertainty
Please note that not all Semester 2 modules are taught in every year and that all modules may be subject to change.
You will write a supervised dissertation over the summer period on a topic of your choice related to International Economics