The aim of this course is to provide you with rigorous training in the analysis of economics, including quantitative techniques and research methods. On completion of this degree you will be equipped with the tools of the professional economist and will be ready for your chosen career path, whether in government, the private and financial services sectors or further research in economics. You will study core course units in microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics, as well as a range of optional courses to allow specialisation.
Core course units: Pre'sessional mathematics refresher course; microeconomic theory (games); macroeconomics; econometrics; microeconomic theory (markets); research methods and dissertation. Elective course units: Political economy; financial econometrics; public economics; decision theory and behaviour; microeconometrics; evaluation economics.
Course Additional Entry
UK upper 2nd class Honours degree (2.1) or overseas equivalent in Economics, Mathematics, Physics, Engineering or a similarly mathematical subject. Applicants with a good 2nd class Honours degree (2.2), or overseas equivalent, will be considered on an individual basis. Relevant professional qualifications and relevant experience in an associated area. English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall with 6.5 in writing and a minimum of 6.0 in all other subscores.
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