University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Economics

**Why choose this course** Economics shapes our world, from inflation and unemployment rates, through to the implications of Brexit and the price of milk. Our MSc Economics allows you to explore this engrossing subject and its global impact. This course is based in one of the top schools of economics in the UK. It equips you with the fundamental skills necessary for using economics in your future career or for PhD research. It also offers opportunities for you to specialise in aspects of the discipline that fulfil your interests and career aspirations. **What you will study** Our MSc Economics comprehensively covers the core areas of microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics. As well as excellent technical training in these areas, we'll also teach you how to bring your analytical strengths to bear on applied issues. This course includes training in research methodology that will give you the skills you need to carry out independent research in economics and complete your dissertation. We offer a range of elective modules which allow you to tailor your course to meet your needs. Our elective modules take in the full range of academic expertise and active research interests within the School of Economics.

Entry requirements

MSc: A minimum of a 2:1 UK honours degree in either Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics and Statistics, or a recognised equivalent international qualification. Alternatively we will consider a UK 2:1 or overseas equivalent in another subject if you achieve above 60 per cent (UK grading or overseas equivalent) in Macroeconomics and Microeconomics modules and one other module from; Algebra, Calculus, Mathematics, Probability, Quantitative Methods or Statistics. Applicants with a 2:1 degree or overseas equivalent in other subjects who have substantial work experience in the field of their desired specialisation will also be considered. English language requirements IELTS Academic: 6.5 overall with 6.0 in each element.

Course modules

Modules listed are indicative, reflecting the information available at the time of publication. Please note that modules may be subject to teaching availability, student demand and/or class size caps. FULL-TIME Year 1 (full-time) RESEARCH METHODS - Compulsory ECONOMETRICS 1 - Compulsory ENERGY ECONOMICS AND TECHNOLOGY - Optional HUMAN RESOURCE ECONOMICS - Optional INTERNATIONAL TRADE THEORY - Optional MACROECONOMICS - Compulsory MICROECONOMICS - Compulsory ADVANCED MACROECONOMICS - Compulsory ADVANCED MICROECONOMICS - Compulsory ECONOMETRICS 2 - Compulsory ECONOMICS OF INTERNATIONAL OIL AND GAS - Optional ECONOMICS OF THE FIRM - Optional EMPIRICAL METHODS IN ENERGY ECONOMICS - Optional FINANCIAL ECONOMETRICS - Optional INTERNATIONAL FINANCE AND DEVELOPING ECONOMIES - Optional THEORY OF FINANCE - Optional TOPICS IN DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS - Optional Optional modules for Year 1 (full-time) - FHEQ Level 7 Choose two PART-TIME Year 1 (part-time) ECONOMETRICS 1 - Compulsory ENERGY ECONOMICS AND TECHNOLOGY - Optional INTERNATIONAL TRADE THEORY - Optional MICROECONOMICS - Compulsory ADVANCED MICROECONOMICS - Compulsory ECONOMETRICS 2 - Compulsory ECONOMICS OF THE FIRM - Optional Year 2 (part-time) RESEARCH METHODS - Compulsory HUMAN RESOURCE ECONOMICS - Optional MACROECONOMICS - Compulsory ADVANCED MACROECONOMICS - Compulsory ECONOMICS OF INTERNATIONAL OIL AND GAS - Optional EMPIRICAL METHODS IN ENERGY ECONOMICS - Optional FINANCIAL ECONOMETRICS - Optional INTERNATIONAL FINANCE AND DEVELOPING ECONOMIES - Optional THEORY OF FINANCE - Optional TOPICS IN DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS - Optional

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 - 12 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 - 24 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site GU2 7XH South East

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