The MSc Economics is a specialist masters degree designed to provide you with rigorous training in theoretical and applied economics. It is suitable for students who either intend to pursue doctoral studies or are planning a career as research economists in academia, the public sector, international institutions, economic consulting, the financial industry, think tanks, or other research centres.
Students build on their undergraduate or postgraduate training by completing three compulsory modules in macroeconomics, microeconomics and econometrics both in the first and in the second term.
Students can also choose from a selection of option modules that cover a range of topics in applied economic research. Students also conduct original research to fulfil the substantial dissertation component of the degree.
This Economics masters degree will develop your economics expertise to the highest level.
Unique features of the MSc in Economics are:
* Degree provides a solid grounding in modern economics. * Comprehensive two-semester sequences in macroeconomics, microeconomics, and econometrics that cover the essential models and tools used by research economists. * Training in relevant mathematical and statistical methods and how to conduct, assess, and supervise both theoretical and applied research in the field. * Possibility to continue to the MRes Economics programme upon successful completion of the MSc, which provides the option to go on to doctoral study in the School. * A large number of generous scholarships available for academically outstanding students.
School of Economics and Finance MSc Excellence Scholarships
This incoming year we are offering the following scholarships:Up to £8,000 deducted from tuition fees MSc Banking MSc Banking and Finance MSc Business Finance MSc Investment and Finance MSc Wealth Management (up to 22 available, divided between the above MSc programmes)Up to £10,000 deducted from tuition fees MSc Economics MSc Finance and Econometrics MSc Behavioural Finance MSc Finance (up to 22 available, divided between the above MSc programmes)£5,000 deducted from tuition fees MSc Mathematical Finance (x 10 available)1/2 deducted from tuition fees LLM Law and Economics (x 3 available)1/3 deducted from tuition fees LLM Law and Finance (x 4 available)
Value of Scholarship(s)
Up to £10,000
A number of partial scholarships are available, and will be awarded to full and part time students who have performed exceptionally well in their studies. These scholarships will be deducted from tuition fees payable to the college.
You do not have to submit a separate application and will be automatically considered for a scholarship at the point of offer. Successful candidates will be notified by email and post.
At least an upper second class honours degree (2:1), or overseas equivalent, normally (though not necessarily) in Economics or a related field. Students from Mathematics, Engineering and Traditional Sciences are encouraged to apply. A good knowledge of relevant statistical theory and mathematics is necessary for all applicants.For our English Language requirements please click here: View Website
Tuition fees for the academic year 2016/2017 are £10,650 for home and EU students and £16,500 for international students.
Recipient: Queen Mary University of London
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