University of Nottingham
The course is suitable for students who wish to apply their advanced level knowledge of economics to practical and policy issues; it encourages them to apply advanced economic theory and quantitative methods to a range of practical issues; students are introduced to relevant mathematical and statistical techniques, and learn how to apply advanced analytical methods, both theory- and model-based.
1st or upper 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent in economics with a strong background in quantitative methods; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.0 (no less than 6.0 in any element), TOEFL paper based 600 with 4.5 in TWE, TOEFL computer based 250 with 4.5 in TWE, or TOEFL IBT 100 (no less than 21 in listening, 22 in reading, 23 in speaking and 21 in writing).
Core modules: Microeconomic analysis; macroeconomic analysis; economic policy analysis; economic data analysis; 2 applied economics modules from: labour economics; economic growth; income distribution and poverty; trade analysis and policy; global environmental issues; applied money and finance; development policy and analysis; development microeconomics; options and futures markets; decision-making under risk and uncertainty; 2 optional modules from: advanced macroeconomic theory; international macroeconomics; economic applications of game theory; behavioural economic theory; experimental methods in economics; public economic theory; behavioural finance.
Modules on this course are mainly assessed by examinations at the end of the semester in which the module is taught. Some modules are also assessed on the basis of coursework.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 7,670 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 14,420 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University Park Campus||Nottingham||NG7 2RJ||East Midlands|
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