MSc in Economics

Attendance

On-Campus

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Program Duration

12 Months

Application Deadline

Type

Master's programs

Certifications & Titles

Masters of Science

Fees

Regular fees: 6705 - 10315 EUR

International Fees : 9950 - 19900 EUR

Comment:

Our MSc programmes are available full and part-time. Regular fees apply to all EU students. 

UCD School of Economics is Irelandโ€™s leading Economics department (QS rankings 2020). Masters Students will learn from an international community of world leading economists who are global research leaders and actively involved in policy formation. 

We have the following Economics Postgraduate Programmes: 

MSc in Applied Economics, MSc in Quantitative Economics, or MSc in Behavioural Economics

The UCD School of Economics offers three taught MSc programmes which can be taken on a full time (one-year) or part (two-year) time basis. All programmes feature small group teaching from leading economists and a supportive environment. As masters students you will become an integral part of our School community, attending research seminars and receiving a wide range of supports to prepare you for your research thesis or summer internship. In addition to studying core modules in microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics, you can choose from over 20 field modules including Development Economics, Experiments in Economics, and Environmental Economics.

The MSc in Applied Economics provides high quality training in economics with a focus on applications to real world problems. The course is ideal preparation for a career as a professional economist working on applying economics to policy issues or business situations. You can choose to undertake a research thesis or a summer internship. Apply here

The MSc in Quantitative Economics provides high quality quantitative training with a focus on advanced research methods and a supervised research thesis.  The course prepares you for PhD-level study in economics or obtaining employment as a professional economist. You will undertake a research thesis during the summer trimester. Apply here

The MSc in Behavioural Economics provides high quality training with a focus on new models that incorporate the latest evidence on human decision making. The course prepares you for a career applying these ideas in a wide range of academic, business, and policy settings or for further PhD study. You can choose to undertake a research thesis or a summer internship. Apply here 

Career opportunities: Many graduates of our MSc programmes have gone on to complete PhDs and pursue successful careers as academic or research economists. Many others have moved directly into employment in central banks, think-tanks, government departments, regulatory agencies, financial sector institutions and consultancy firms. 

Entry Requirements: A primary degree with a minimum of an upper second class honours or international equivalent in Economics or in a degree in which Economics is a major component. Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

More Information

Posted on

Program Duration

12 Months

Application Deadline

Type

Master's programs

Certifications & Titles

Masters of Science

Fees

Regular fees: 6705 - 10315 EUR

International Fees : 9950 - 19900 EUR

Comment:

Our MSc programmes are available full and part-time. Regular fees apply to all EU students. 

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