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.
This Quantitative Economics course from University College Dublin features small group teaching from leading economists and a supportive environment. Masters students are an integral part of our School community, attending research seminars and receiving a wide range of supports to help them prepare for the research thesis element of their degree.
- 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.
Careers & Employability
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 StructureCourses include:
- Advanced Macroeconomics
- Advanced Microeconomics
- Research & Career Skills
- Preliminary Maths & Stats
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
- Applications are assessed on a rolling basis and courses will close once they are filled.
DisciplinesEconomics Finance Econometrics View 10 other Masters in Econometrics in Ireland
- A primary degree with at least an upper second class honours or international equivalent in Economics or in a degree in which Economics is a major component.
- 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.
- Students meeting the programme’s academic entry requirements but not the English language requirements, may enter the programme upon successful completion of UCD’s Pre-Sessional or International Pre-Master’s Pathway programmes.
International20500 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 20500 EUR per year during 12 months.
EU/EEA10730 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10730 EUR per year during 12 months.
- EU fee per year - €6,970
- Non-EU fee per year - €10,250
Living costs for Dublin
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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