The MA in Economics course is designed to combine a solid training in microeconomic and macroeconomic principles with quantitative methods and research.
- 1) Undergraduate Degree in a relevant subject, or overseas equivalent qualification.
- 2) IELTS standard requirements for non-native English speakers
- 3) If you do not meet language or scholarly requirements, it might be possible for you to undertake foundation or pre-sessional programmes that will prepare you for the Master’s programme. For more information, please contact the Admissions Office.
Graduates will gain a deep understanding of economics and the relevant methods of mathematical economics and econometrics research in this area. The course aims to develop the powers of inquiry, critical analysis and logical thinking, and the ability to apply theoretical knowledge to current issues of policy and practice in economics.
Students will be encouraged to use their own initiative, independent learning, and awareness of analytical and theoretical approaches in the field of economics, exposure to recent research and tools in applied work in economics.
Graduates will develop their written and oral expression, communication and presentation skills in English.
With the range of applied economics skills provided in the MA, Economics students are perfectly placed to seek a career in business, getting themselves ahead of the competition. The demand for economists continues to grow worldwide, creating new positions amongst several institutions from the public sector (universities, central banks, international organisations, etc.) to the private sector (commercial banks and insurance providers).
The course prepares students for the following professions:
- Trading Assistants