University of Sheffield
This course prepares you for a career as an economist in commerce, academia or government. You�ll develop advanced analytical skills and specialise in an area of your choice. We can help you develop all the skills you need to become a professional economist. Our graduates work for financial services and consultancy firms, government departments here and abroad, and international organisations like the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
A good 2.1 undergraduate degree in economics usually with mathematics and statistics components. We�ll also consider students with very good degrees in related subjects with strong economics, finance (not accounting finance), mathematics and/or statistics components. English language requirements: overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Core modules: microeconomic analysis; macroeconomic analysis; econometric methods; applied microeconometrics; applied macroeconometrics. Optional modules: international money and finance; industrial organisation; monetary economics; international trade; public economics; public policy evaluation; modern theory of banking and finance; health economics; modern finance; development finance; asset pricing.
Assessment is by coursework (including essays and project work) and examination. The dissertation gives you the chance to conduct your own research.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 14,750 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 5,750 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||Sheffield||S10 2TN||Yorkshire and the Humber|
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