M.A. Economics

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • EUR13000 Year (Non-EEA)
  • English (IELTS accepted)
Maynooth University | Maynooth, Ireland
The MA in Economics Programme offered by the Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting is structured to provide international quality training in Economics and Econometrics.

Description of Economics

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The MA in Economics Programme offered by the Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting is structured to provide international quality training in Economics and Econometrics.

Career options:

Economic research in the private sector or public sector, including the Central Bank, Civil Service, private companies. In addition successful students, who
score high enough on the comprehensive exams, will be eligible to apply for admission to our PhD programme.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline June 30
Tuition fee
  • EUR 13000 Year (Non-EEA)
  • EUR 5160 Year (EEA)
Start date September  2015
Duration full-time 12 months
Languages
  • English
Take an IELTS test
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

The MA in Economics is an intensive one-year programme. The first semester consists of two 6-week terms in which students take modules in the core areas
of Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Econometrics and Mathematics. All modules are a mixture of theory and practical application. Weekly seminars are run to supplement the learning experience.

In the second semester, students take further applied modules in Macroeconomics and Econometrics as well as two field courses. Field courses offered in any year may include Industrial Organisation, Growth and Development, International Trade, Labour Economics, or Financial Intermediation. Not every optional module will be offered every year. In this semester, students also develop a thesis proposal under the guidance of their supervisor. The thesis is submitted at the end of the summer.

Duration: Full-time

Module

  • MICROECONOMIC THEORY 1
  • MICROECONOMIC THEORY 2
  • MACROECONOMIC THEORY 1
  • MATHEMATICS FOR ECONOMISTS
  • FUNDAMENTALS OF ECONOMETRICS
  • ECONOMETRICS 1
  • ECONOMIC SKILLS / METHODOLOGY WORKSHOP 1
  • THESIS
  • MACROECONOMIC THEORY 2
  • ECONOMETRICS 2
  • INTERNATIONAL TRADE
  • LABOUR ECONOMICS
  • ECONOMIC SKILLS / METHODOLOGY WORKSHOP 2

Requirements for Economics

The degree is targeted at high quality undergraduate students who have obtained at least a 2.1 degree in Economics or a related subject.

Work Experience for Economics

No work experience is required.

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Accreditation

National University of Ireland

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