Economics, M.Sc.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    14650
    Tuition (Year)
    9300
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
University rank #151 ,
The objective of this programme is to provide well-qualified graduates with the training required to enter Ph.D. programmes in economics or to work as economists in government or private sector organisations. The programme focuses on the technical skills needed to undertake economic research and emphasises active and problem-based learning to ensure mastery of the basic skills.

About

The objective of this course is to provide well-qualified graduates in Economics and related disciplines ( for example Business, Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics , Engineering and Physics) with the training required to enter PhD programmes in Economics or to work as Economists in government or private sector organisations.

Programme Structure

The course can be conducted on a full-time (one year) or a part-time basis (two years). The course is for ten months duration, on a full-time basis, with two weeks of preliminary training in mathematics and statistics prior to commencment of the MSc. The preliminary course commences in early September and the M.Sc. concludes by the following June. The course can also be undertaken on a part-time basis over two years. The preliminary course in mathematics and statistics must be completed prior to being allowed onto the programme register.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Part-time, Full-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score: 6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score (Grade A): 200

    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

  • Minimum required score: 570

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score: 88

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

Candidates should normally hold at least an upper second class honors degree that has a significant quantitative component. Applications are expected from candidates with single or joint honors Economics degrees, Business or B.Comm. degrees with economics options in their final year, or Mathematics, Physics or Engineering graduates.

Candidates from other backgrounds may be considered if they can provide evidence of their mathematical ability, for example, specific courses completed, GRE, references etc.

An intake of 25-30 students is expected each year.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 14650 International
  • EUR 9300 EU/EEA

Funding

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