Skip to content High contrast mode

MscEconomics

University of Birmingham United Kingdom, Birmingham
Tuition fee To be confirmed
More information

Expenses, accommodation, working etc.

birmingham.ac.uk/..ght/econ/economics.aspx 

Overview

This programme provides an advanced training in economic theory and econometrics, and application of these to achieve a sophisticated understanding of policy issues. It constitutes the taught part of an ESRC-recognised ’1+3’ programme leading to a PhD degree, reflecting the strength of our diverse research interests intries.

Programme structure

This programme provides an advanced training in economic theory and econometrics, and application of these to achieve a sophisticated understanding of policy issues. It constitutes the taught part of an ESRC-recognised ’1+3’ programme leading to a PhD degree, reflecting the strength of our diverse research interests.

Programme content
The programme comprises 180 credits in total (credits are given in brackets).

Compulsory courses:

Microeconomics (20)
Macroeconomics (30)
Econometrics (30)
Risk, Uncertainty and Information (10)
Research Methods in Economics (10)
Option (20)
Dissertation (60)
The option is selected from:

Development Economics Policy
International Trade Policy
Economics of Financial Markets
International Banking: Regulation and Supervision
Political Economy and Economic Policy
Natural resource Economics
Game Theory
Economics of Financial Markets
A graduate course offered elsewhere in the Schools of Business, Public Policy or Social Sciences (subject to approval))

Career opportunities

Careers in Business is a dedicated service for postgraduate Business School students. We support you in planning your career, deciding upon your job seeking strategies, making applications, preparing for interviews and assessment centres and developing your skills. At the start of your programme you will receive an email from the Careers in Business team giving details of how you can access Careers in Business Online.

A Skills Development Consultant is available to support you in developing personal skills such as team working, leadership, presentations and interpersonal skills. Individual 45 minute appointments can be made through Careers in Business Online.

Apply now!
Application start
Aug 1, 2017
Pre-deadline
Feb 1, 2017 23:59 (GMT)

This is a pre-deadline and we suggest to apply before this date

Primary deadline
Aug 1, 2017 23:59 (GMT)

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