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Quantitative Economics

University College Dublin

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
19900 EUR/year
10315 EUR/year
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About

University College Dublin School of Quantitative Economics is Ireland’s leading economics department. Our economists are experts with international reputations in a wide range of topics such as macroeconomics, econometrics, applied microeconomics, international trade, health economics and economic history.

Overview

University College Dublin School members also play a significant role in debating economic policy issues and in contributing to the formulation of economic policy in Ireland and Europe.

This one-year Quantitative Economics course provides high quality quantitative training in economics, a focus on advanced research methods and a supervised research thesis.

  • Students get a rigorous grounding in using mathematical and statistical methods to derive, test and apply formal economic models.
  • The course prepares students for PhD-level study in economics or obtaining employment as a professional economist in jobs requiring the application of analytical methods to economic problems.
  • Students have the ability to switch after first term to our MSc in Applied Economics, which includes the option of a summer internship.

Career 

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Econometrics
  • Research Skills
  • Advanced Microeconomics
  • Advanced Macroeconomics
  • Advanced Econometrics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are assessed on a rolling basis and courses will close once they are filled.

Language

English

Credits

90 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A primary degree with at least an upper second class honours or international equivalent in Economics, or in another degree that has strong theoretical and quantitative content such as Maths, Physics, Engineering or Computer Science, is required.An upper second class honours in a Higher Diploma in Economics.
  • Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0 in each element), or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19900 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10315 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10315 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.

Part Time

  • EU          fee per year - € 6705
  • nonEU    fee per year - € 9950

Funding

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