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Economics (MRes) (full-time)


University of Bath Department of Economics

Full time September MRes 1 year full-time

About the course

Develop in-depth knowledge and skills of research methods. Prepare yourself for an academic or professional career with a focus on economics and econometrics.

This course is designed to provide high-quality training to potential doctoral students. Studying for an MRes-type qualification before starting your PhD will give you experience of a broad range of qualitative and quantitative research methods, and enable you to develop a more in-depth research proposal.

It's also suitable if you need research skills in your planned or current profession. We've increasingly seen a greater need to collect, collate and analyse performance data in a variety of public and private sector organisations and, as a stand-alone qualification, our course will provide social science research

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Entry Requirements

You should have a bachelor’s Honours degree or international equivalent, typically a 2:1 or above.

To apply for this course you are also expected to have obtained good marks in at least five units/modules, comprising microeconomics and econometrics (or statistics) and three other quantitative units such as macroeconomics, calculus, matrix algebra, data analysis, game theory, operational research, probability or financial engineering. These units/modules should preferably have been taken in your final two years of study.

We may make an offer based on a lower grade if you can provide evidence of your suitability for the degree.


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