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BAEconomic Analysis for Public Policy

University of Essex
United Kingdom, Colchester
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Overview

Our course lets you address a range of topical policy questions through research. Using empirical methods and data analysis, you learn how to organise data to shed light on these questions, apply econometric techniques and design new policies. If you want to challenge the status quo and reconsider the foundations of society, this course is for you.

You question and challenge economic approaches to public policy analysis, evaluation, and implementation. You also receive a thorough introduction to all aspects of economics, including micro and macroeconomics, quantitative and mathematical research methods, and build on these classical economic principles to develop practical analytical skills.

You study a broad range of topics in applied economic policy and practice, including:

- Applied economics and policy
- Health economic policy
- Labour market reforms
- International environmental treaties

We are rated consistently highly for student satisfaction and are top 5 in the UK for research, with over 90% of our research rated as “world-leading” or “internationally excellent” (REF 2014).

You’ll be challenged on our course, receiving rigorous training in economic analysis for public and economic policy. Whether you choose to continue your studies as a postgraduate, or go into work, you graduate with a strong training in economics, from one of the top-rated research departments in the UK.

Programme structure

Year 1

Introduction to Economics
Introduction to Quantitative Economics
Methods of Economic Analysis
Applied Economics and Policy

Year 2

Microeconomics (Intermediate)
Introduction to Health Economics and Policy
Management of New Technology (optional)
International Trade Institutions and Policy (optional)
International Financial Institutions and Policy (optional)
Introduction to Econometric Methods (optional)
Economics of Organisational Management (optional)

Final year

Project: Economics
Public Economics
Theory of Monopoly and Regulation
Labour Economics (optional)
Environmental Economics (optional)
International Trade (optional)
Market Structure and Strategic Behaviour (optional)

Career opportunities

Economics students are in demand from a wide range of employers in a host of occupations, including financial analysis, management, public administration and accountancy.

Our recent graduates have gone on to work for a wide range of high-profile companies including:

Bank of England
Deloitte
Ernst and Young
Morgan Stanley
Bank of New York
RBB Economic Consulting
Government Economic Service

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States