M.Sc. Economics

University of Surrey

Tuition fee:
  • £ 7,000 / Year (EEA)
  • £ 15,300 / Year (Non-EEA)
Start date: September  2015
Duration full-time: 12 months
Languages:
  • English
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Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Part-time, Full-time

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This programme will provide you with a thorough training in the core areas of microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics. At Surrey, we produce MSc graduates who are not only well-trained technically in these areas, but also possess the ability to bring their analytical strengths to bear on applied issues.

Our MSc in Economics includes training in research methodology, which will help you to develop the skills needed to undertake independent research in economics. The dissertation provides the opportunity to use these skills under individual supervision by an academic.

The range of elective modules allows you to tailor your education according to your own particular interests or career aspirations. Including topics as varied as energy economics, financial theory, and the economics of human resources, these modules encapsulate the broad range of academic expertise within the School.

Contents

The programme consists of six compulsory modules, two elective modules, a module in research methods, and a dissertation. You will also study an initial week of Quantitative Methods Induction.Compulsory modules: * Microeconomics
* Macroeconomics
* Econometrics I
* Econometrics II
* Advanced Microeconomics
* Advanced Macroeconomics

Elective modules: * Mathematical Techniques
* Energy Economics and Technology
* Economics of the Firm
* International Trade Theory
* International Finance and Developing Economies
* Energy Regulation and Policy
* Theory of Finance
* Empirical Methods in Energy Economics
* Financial Econometrics
* Economics of International Oil and Gas
* Human Resource Economics
* Topics in Development Economics

Requirements

Applicants should normally hold a minimum of a Bachelors degree (a good UK 2.2) in economics or an equivalent qualification. Applicants without a Bachelors degree in economics should normally hold a 2:1 or equivalent qualification.Each applicant is assessed on their own merit. Applicants who have a joint degree in economics and a related discipline, or who have had a wide involvement in the field of their desired specialisation will be considered, as may graduates in engineering, mathematics and science. Applicants with non-standard qualifications may be invited for interview to discuss the programme before an offer is made. Overseas applicants who cannot attend an interview may be required to send in written material upon which they may be evaluated.IELTS min overall 6.5, IELTS min by component 6.0

English Language Requirements

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Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IELTS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever.

180 (Grade C)

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All MSc programmes and research degrees enjoy 1+3, 3 and CASE ESRC recognition (full-time and part-time).

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