Economics, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
  • Tuition
    Tuition (Year)
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
Trinity College Dublin ,
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.
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  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding


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
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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


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