Economics and Econometrics, M.Sc.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    16700 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
    8800 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
  • English
    Language
University rank #130 (WUR) ,
This programme provides a solid foundation in economics together with advanced teaching in Econometric subjects, led by Professor James Davidson, a leading academic in the subject.

About

Our MSc Economics programmes are intended to deepen your knowledge and understanding of economics as an academic discipline. Each programme draws upon the internationally rated research undertaken within the department and the experience of our academics in developing economic policy at organisations such as the Bank of England, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and the United Nations.

A central objective of all of the programmes is to provide you with insight into the latest thinking in economics. You will attend a series of research seminars, during which you can discuss and present current research papers. You can also participate in the departmental seminars, which attract external academics and provide you with the opportunity to gain insight into current research in economics and econometrics.

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 provides a solid foundation in economics, together with advanced training in econometrics, and is ideal for anyone wanting a career involving econometrics or economics research.

Careers in Economics and Econometrics

You may choose to apply an MSc in Economics and Econometrics in a variety of roles that demand rigorous training in the techniques of econometric analysis, as a way to understand contemporary economic issues including:

  • Economist
  • Financial risk analyst
  • Investment analyst
  • Statistician

Programme Structure

Compulsory modules:
  • Research Design and Dissertation
  • Advanced Econometrics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Optimization Techniques for Economists
  • Applied Econometrics
Optional modules:
  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Domestic and International Portfolio Management
  • Economics of Banking
  • Economics of Corporate Finance
  • Experimental and Behavioural Economics
  • Industrial Economics and Strategy
  • International Trade and Regional Integration
  • Topics in Financial Economics
  • Economics of Central Banking
  • Health Economics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

A good honours degree in a related discipline from a recognised university. We do consider all applications where there is evidence of exceptional performance in modules relevant to the programme of study, significant relevant work experience or professional qualifications.

We will also consider excellent (First Class) degrees in science based or quantitative subjects including Engineering, Physics and Maths.

Prerequisites

In order to apply for the MSc Economics the majority of modules at undergraduate level should have been taken in: Economics, Mathematics.

Mathematics modules may include, for example, Algebra, Calculus, Econometrics, Statistics, Probability or Optimisation.

Requirements for international students

If you are an international student, please visit our international equivalency pages to enable you to see if your existing academic qualifications meet our entry requirements.

English language requirements
  • IELTS (Academic)

Overall score 6.5. No less than 6.0 in any section.

  • TOEFL IBT*

Overall score 90 with minimum scores of 21 for writing, 21 for listening, 22 for reading and 23 for speaking.

Pearson Test of English (Academic)

58 with no less than 55 in all communicative skills.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16700 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8800 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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