This programme mirrors the general MSc Economics programme, but contains an additional core module in Advanced Econometrics. Whilst this module is available elsewhere, it is only compulsory in the MSc Economics and Econometrics. The programme aims to provide you with a rigorous training in the techniques of economic and econometric analysis, as an aide to understanding contemporary economic issues. Our MSc Economics and Econometrics provides a solid foundation in economics, together with advanced teaching in econometrics, and is ideal for anyone wanting a career involving econometrics or economic research.
We are very proud of our graduates who have careers across a broad range of sectors and are working all over the world. Example destinations of recent graduates of the School's postgraduate programmes include:
General deadline, applies to everyone.)
Dates reflect the university's timezone.
Tuition fee for the international students.)
European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.)
UK/EU £7,500; International £14,500;
This programme is available for study 12 months full-time over three terms and is University-based throughout this time. The taught components of the programme are delivered in the first two terms, leaving the third term and most of the summer to research, write and submit your dissertation. The programme in its entirety runs from October to September.
During the programme you will study modules (including the dissertation) totalling 180 credits. Please note that all options are available timetable permitting and may change.
Please note that programme structures may be subject to change.
Module / Credits
You will choose two options totalling 30 credits from a regularly updated selection. Recent modules are shown below:
Module / Credits
Our postgraduate taught programmes utilise a range of teaching methods including lectures, seminars and tutorials.
The aim of lectures is to give you information on ideas that are central to the module and to help you in developing your understanding of complex ideas. Many of the teaching materials for lectures are made available to you electronically to accompany the notes you take during the lecture. Lectures are given by a range of staff members, including leading professors, who integrate their latest research findings into the teaching that you receive. Guest lecturers, including members of industry, also contribute to some modules.
Seminars and tutorials involve an in-depth exploration of the issues covered in lectures as well as giving you the opportunity to discuss various concepts and theories and receive feedback on your written assignments. As a postgraduate students in the Department of Economics you will be able to participate in the established Economics Seminar Series.
Modules are assessed through a mixture of group work, coursework, project work and examinations; the weighting of each of these components will vary according to the academic requirements of the module. Examinations are normally held at the end of the module, in January and May/June.
A 2:1 Honours degree (or equivalent) in an economics or finance-related discipline from a recognised institution. Evidence of mathematical/quantitative ability is also required.
Admission to UK universities often requires that students have completed a recognized Bachelor's degree. International students should consider taking a Pre-Master to gain access to UK universities when:
No work experience is required.
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