This is a jointly delivered programme between the Department of Economics at Trinity College Dublin and the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI). The Economic Policy programme of Trinity College Dublin is aimed students who do not have a background in economics or who wish to refresh their economics knowledge through a policy angle. This programme will enable graduates to engage with international and national economic research with relevance for Irish policy formation. It will cover a range of key policy areas including, but not limited to, health economics, housing, climate change, banking, regulation, behavioural economics, taxation and welfare.
This degree will provide you with a unique understanding of the complex challenges of contemporary governance, providing a real-world context to the policy-making skills you will develop
This is the only masters programme in Ireland which has been specifically designed for those working in the public sector and/or policy design and evaluation who do not have a background in Economics to allow them to better engage with international and national economic research with relevance for Irish policy formation. The combination of expertise from TCD’s Economics Department and the policy focussed research at the ESRI provides a unique programme which combines technical and evaluation expertise applied to Irish policy challenges.
- Micro Economic Policy
- Macro Economic Policy
- Quantitative Methods for Economics
- Research Methods for Economics
- Applied policy evaluation
- Behavioural Economics
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , EEA/EU
DisciplinesEconomics Econometrics Public Policy View 9 other Masters in Econometrics in Ireland
- Admission to the course is competitive. Applicants will be expected to have a level 8 Bachelor’s degree at 2.1 or above in any discipline and five years policy experience.
- Applicants with less than five years experience or a level 7 qualification with eight years experience in a policy relevant area will be considered on a case by case basis by the Dean of Graduate Studies.”
EU/EEA15000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15000 EUR per year during 24 months.
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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