University of Glasgow
This programme provides rigorous training in modern economics and equips students with a comprehensive understanding of the research tools and techniques, both theoretical and empirical, required for the analysis of economics phenomena. The programme produces graduates that are well-equipped to pursue careers in academia, government, industry, or consulting. It gives thorough guided preparation for PhD research. This is a taught programme. Students attend lectures, tutorials and seminars, and work on research projects.
2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent in economics or related subject with substantial technical component (eg mathematics, statistics, physics, engineering). Applicants also need to submit a personal statement which clearly evidences a strong desire to pursue an academic career in economics.
Core modules: econometrics; macroeconomics 1; macroeconomics 2; microeconomics 1; microeconomics 2; quantitative methods. Optional courses include: Behavioural economics; contract theory; decision theory; economic growth (theory and numerical solution methods); financial intermediation and the business cycle; industrial organisation (theory and empirical study); international macroeconomics; market microstructure; methods of economic dynamics; microfoundations of macroeconomics; networks and games; time series analysis; welfare and mechanism design.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MRes||Full-time||£ 14,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||24 months|
|MRes||Full-time||£ 6,800 per Academic year (EU fees)||24 months|
|MRes||Full-time||£ 6,800 per Academic year (home fees)||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Glasgow||Glasgow||G12 8QQ||Scotland|
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