Duration and mode of study
One year full-time or two years part-time.
October each year.
Students should have an upper second-class honours degree or equivalent from a recognised university with substantial quantitative analysis and economics.
2012/13 - Home/EU: £4,795 International: £11,450
2013/14 - Home/EU: £5,010 International: £11,965
This degree provides a foundation in modern techniques of quantitative economic analysis and econometrics, for graduates with degrees in quantitative economics or science-based subjects, mathematics or statistics. The central feature of the course is its blend of core economic concepts and principles with the modern research methods required for their application. Experience of actual economic research based on time series and social survey data is an integral part of the degree. The degree provides a basis for further research and entry to a ‘fast track’ PhD programme.
- Macroeconomic Theory
- Microeconomic Theory
- Econometric Theory
- Mathematical Methods for Economics
- Game Theory
- Applied Microeconometrics
- Applied Macroeconometrics
- Macroeconomic Theory II
Teaching and assessment methods
Teaching is by a variety of lectures and seminars. Assessment is by written examination, assessed coursework, presentation, and a dissertation. The percentage of the final mark awarded for the continuously assessed component varies across modules. There are eight taught modules examined in January and June followed by a 15,000 word dissertation written over the period July to September.
Find out more about this course on the Department of Economics website