University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Economics and Econometrics

This programme aims to provide balanced and rigorous training in modern theories in economics and econometrics at the postgraduate level. Although similar to the MSc in Economics, its differs in the level of econometric course units it provides, as well as extending the coverage in macroeconomic and microeconomic theory by providing a course unit in mathematical economics. The aims of the course are: To provide advanced instruction and rigorous training in economic and econometric theories and the relevant methods of empirical research in those areas To develop students' powers of inquiry, critical analysis, and logical thinking and to apply theoretical knowledge to current issues of policy and practice To encourage initiative, independent learning, and create awareness of the range of methodological approaches to research and problem solving and their implications for research findings To equip students with core skills in: computer literacy, numeracy, use of databases and IT skills, problem-solving, written and oral communication, report writing and presentation To provide students with the knowledge and skills to equip them for a range of careers in economics and/or econometrics, in government, in industrial firms and the service and public sectors To provide training for those who wish to subsequently pursue a research and/or academic career via a PhD in economics and/or econometrics To enable students to apply advanced research skills to a relevant research area in economics and/or econometrics, via course units and a dissertation. Find out more about our academic staff

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 17,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 8,750 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

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