Economics, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    13000
    Tuition (Year)
    5250
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
University rank #351 ,
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.
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  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

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.

Accreditation

National University of Ireland

Programme Structure

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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Take IELTS test

Academic Requirements

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

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 13000 International
  • EUR 5250 EU/EEA

Funding

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