The programme aims to provide you with an in'depth knowledge and understanding of the latest developments in economics, with a focus on practical application and development of the skills needed by a working economist. It is specifically aimed at those with a genuine interest in the application of economics to real'world situations. As well as enhancing your ability to apply relevant economic principles in the support of policy and strategy development, the course aims to develop your ability to communicate complex issues to wide audiences; your awareness of significant sources of economic and financial data; the problems that are faced when economists attempt to carry out policy evaluation; and your capability for self'awareness and group working.
Course Additional Entry
You will normally have either a minimum lower 2nd Class Honours 1st degree (or equivalent) which would be single Honours or a major in economics, or a quantitative discipline with a minor in economics, or a more general 1st degree (minimum upper 2nd Class Honours or equivalent) with significant study of economics and quantitative methods. Exceptionally, non'graduates with extensive work experience in the economics or closely'related profession may also be considered.
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