The objective of this programme is to provide well qualified graduates with the training required to enter Ph.D. programmes in economics or to work as economists in government or private sector organisations. The programme focuses on the technical skills needed to undertake economics research and emphasises active and problem-based learning to ensure mastery of the basic skills.
The programme is normally taken on a full-time basis and is of ten months duration, with a two week Â preliminary training in mathematics and statistics. The preliminary training commences early September, and the M.Sc. concludes with the submission of a dissertation by the following June.
The course can also be taken part-time. Part time students must also take the preliminary intensive mathematics and
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