University of Sheffield
Economics and Public Policy
This course will give you the skills you need for a career as an economist with an emphasis on public policy design, evaluation and implementation. 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; public economics; public policy evaluation. Optional modules: applied microeconometrics; applied macroeconometrics; modern theory of banking and finance; health economics; modern finance; development finance; industrial organisation; monetary economics; asset pricing; international trade.
We use computer practicals, lectures, seminars, surgeries and workshops. Assessment is by coursework (including essays and project work) and examination. The dissertation gives you the chance to conduct your own research.
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|Main Site||Sheffield||S10 2TN||Yorkshire and the Humber|
0114 222 3456